Regional Training Programme On "Integrating Entrepreneurial Skills In TVET Curriculum"
About the Event
C o u r s e O u t l i n e
Regional Training Programme on “Integrating Entrepreneurial Skills in TVET Curriculum”
24 JUNE – 04 JULY 2019 | BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
It is no news that the world has become private sector driven, and economic prosperity in the 21st century requires the possession of entrepreneurial skills to function, and meet the demands of industries, due to its continuous change that results from technological advancement and the changing needs of society. This global technological change that leads to competition and the demand for quality personnel with entrepreneurial orientation requires innovation and reinventing in technical and vocational education and training that will significantly favour the youth. If we were to expect the youth to compete on the global stage and meet the globalisation challenges successfully, TVET needs to make significant improvements in terms of maximizing its effectiveness based on specific design of curricula, and put in place and implement effective and quality entrepreneurial skills acquisition training programmes.
Entrepreneurship is a process in which individuals pursue opportunities, fulfil needs and wants, through innovations, together with the attendant risks, (Kitner, 2007). UNESCO-UNEVOC further describes entrepreneurship as an employment strategy that can lead to economic self-sufficiency. Through entrepreneurship education, young people, learn organizational skills, including time management, leadership development and interpersonal skills, all of which are highly transferable skills sought by employers, (UNESCO-UNEVOC, http://www.unevoc.unesco.org).
In pursuing the above, UNESCO-UNEVOC has identified fostering youth employment and entrepreneurship as one of its three priority areas for the UNESCO-TVET Strategy for 2016 – 2021, that is aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 4 and the Education 2030 Framework for Action to strengthen TVET systems of Member States, aimed at advancing youth employment, access to decent work, entrepreneurship and lifelong learning opportunities, (UNESCO-UNEVOC, http://www.unevoc.unesco.org). This further confirms the important role that TVET plays to a country’s economic development.
This two-week training programme aims at strengthening the effectiveness of entrepreneurship development programmes through building the capabilities of participants. It aims at enabling the participants to integrate entrepreneurship acquisition skills amongst their students into their training programmes, by providing them with skills and attitudes in entrepreneurship skills training in TVET that will best meet the SEAMEO-Members economies. Specifically, it envisages participants to be able to facilitate students with the following: clear understanding of entrepreneurship education and how it fits into the broader curriculum and development plan; develop students’ own entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and attitudes that are requisite of entrepreneurs; and develop positive attitude towards self-employment.
For more details and information on registration, participation fees etc., please head over to the following page: http://www.voctech.org/index.php/k2-full-width/item/120-24-june-4-july-2019-brunei-darussalam-regional-training-programme-on-integrating-entrepreneurial-skills-in-tvet-curriculum