Project

Strategies for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Jamaica - National Workshop

The UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean together with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Jamaica invites to the virtual Workshop  “Strategies for continuing Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Jamaica” on Thursday, November 19, 2020, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 

Objectives

The overarching purpose of this workshop is to highlight emerging challenges and opportunities in relation to TVET given the COVID-19 pandemic, with a view to strengthen the capacity of TVET educators and school leaders and administrators in Jamaica to prepare a response that enables continuity of learning and skills development.

Specifically, the workshop aims to:

  • Highlight challenges and emerging opportunities for TVET resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the showcasing of promising practices for TVET systems in the Caribbean region for ensuring the continuity of learning.
  • To facilitate national cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences towards a repository of tools and resources on TVET to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic and other shocks to education.