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A set of guidelines, regulations, and principles established by governments or educational institutions to guide decision-making and implementation strategies in education and technology integration.
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Utilization of Industry 4.0 Technologies in Nigerian Technical and Vocational Education: A Conundrum for Educators
Williams Kennedy George (Department of Technical Education, Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Nigeria), Edidiong Isonguyo Silas (Department of Technical Education, Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Nigeria), Digvijay Pandey (Department of Technical Education, India), and Binay Kumar Pandey (Department of Information Technology, College of Technology, Govind Ballabh University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India)
Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 24
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-9962-7.ch014
Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) play a pivotal role in preparing the Nigerian workforce for the demands of a rapidly evolving digital economy. In the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution 4.0, the integration of digital competencies in TVET programs has become imperative. This chapter explores the strategies and approaches to foster digital competencies in Nigeria's TVET by leveraging Industrial Revolution 4.0 as an enabling technology. The chapter presents the context of the historical evolution of industry 4.0, its components, design principles, main characteristics, and the TVET approach in Nigeria. Emphasizing the urgency of aligning TVET programs with Industrial Revolution 4.0 requirements, the chapter presents best practices that illustrate successful models of incorporating digital competencies into vocational training. The chapter examines the existing challenges and gaps in integrating digital skills into TVET curriculum in Nigeria, addressing issues related to infrastructure, funding, policy frameworks, and inclusivity. The chapter discusses the role of stakeholders such as government bodies, educational institutions, industry partners, and international organizations in facilitating the implementation of Industrial Revolution 4.0-driven initiatives in Nigerian TVET. Furthermore, the chapter offers actionable recommendations for policymakers, educators, and stakeholders to collaboratively design and implement strategies for integrating Industrial Revolution 4.0 technologies into Nigeria's TVET landscape. By doing so, it advocates for a more agile and future-ready workforce capable of harnessing the transformative power of digital technologies in the Nigerian context.
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Assessing Electronic Records Management Systems at South African Universities
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A Policy Framework Towards the Use of Artificial Intelligence by Public Institutions: Reference to FATE Analysis
A policy framework is document that sets out a set of procedures or goals, which might be used in negotiation or decision-making to guide a more detailed set of policies, or to guide ongoing maintenance of an organization's policies.
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The Application of OAIS Model as a Framework for Digital Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge Systems: The Roles of Educational Managers
Policy framework are guiding principles which gives the process of digital preservation necessary information required for harvesting indigenous knowledge from indigenous people within extant laws.
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Strategic University Leadership for Aligning the Worlds of Academia and Business
A policy framework is a logical structure that is established to organize policy documentation into groupings and categories. It provides a set of principles and long-term goals that form the basis of making rules and guidelines, and to give overall direction to planning and development of the organization.
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