Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations

Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations

Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie (Ebonyi State University, Nigeria) and Asfa M. Yasin (PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education (NCERT), India)
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Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 363
ISBN13: 9781522518112|ISBN10: 1522518118|EISBN13: 9781522518129|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1811-2


Severe economic depression and the difficulty to acquire employment with adequate income have significant impact on a nation’s social welfare. The need to provide ample educational opportunities is more imperative than ever, particularly in emerging economies.

Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations is a comprehensive reference source for the latest literature on optimizing the implementation of curriculum development and instructional design strategies for technical and vocational education. Featuring innovative coverage across a range of relevant topics, such as curriculum deficiency, teacher competencies, and accessible learning, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, technology developers, and educators interested in the improvement of professional learning programs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accessible Learning
  • Curriculum Deficiency
  • Educational Quality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Economic Development
  • Teacher Competency
  • Technological Challenges

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ugochukwu Okolie is a TVET based researcher, who has worked in areas of unemployment reduction and jobs creation through technical and Vocational Education in developing countries. He has published in local and international journals and presented good number of research studies in major International Conferences.