Linking TVET to Economic Opportunities in Post-Conflict Liberia

  • Lyle Kane

Many would argue that the success of a technical and vocational\enlargethispage{-14pt} educational and training (TVET) programme should be measured by how it improves the employability of its participants. Assuming that this is correct, it is a complex outcome to measure, as there are a number of factors, other than participation in vocational education programmes, that impact upon an individual’s ability to work (as is discussed throughout this section in our argument for a holistic approach to TVET.) Ultimately, however, the goal of TVET is to support participant inclusion into the labour force. Given this fact, the need to link TVET programming to economic opportunities within the local context cannot be over-emphasized.


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  • Lyle Kane
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  1. 1.Department of EducationUniversity of OxfordUnited Kingdom

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