vocational education

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Noun1.vocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or tradevocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade
education - the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
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Legislation has been introduced in Parliament today that will create a unified and cohesive vocational education and training system and help New Zealanders prepare for the future of work, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
The draft resolution is developed with the aim of expanding the opportunities for higher and secondary vocational education for persons with disabilities.
Considering that no vocational school in Ghana, either established for business purposes or missionary, provides free vocational education, the contribution of OAVI in providing free vocational education beats the understanding of many, considering that it has to honour the salaries of teachers and non-teaching staff monthly.
The project aims to improve the quality of education, in particular, to increase the attractiveness of vocational education in Ganja and surrounding regions.
Yallah notes that given the low enrollment at tertiary institutions across Liberia, vocational education is the best alternative in filling the gap of unemployment rate in the country.According to him, Liberians can only become self-reliant when vocational education is given adequate support from government and partners.
Addressing the China Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) scholarship program in Dhaka on Friday, Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo said that Beijing is keen on cooperation with Bangladesh in vocational education and training, Xinhua agency reported.
Shahid Mahmud Chairman and CEO of Interactive Group of Companies, Pakistan, Sardar Nayab Gohar, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member of TUV Rheinland Arabia, Saudi Arabia, Ms Gertrud Hirtreiter of German Confederation of Skilled Crafts, ZDH, Thomas Hochleitner of Department Vocational Education Bavaria and Erik Swarsof Swiss Federal Institute of Vocational Education.
Technical, vocational education is the need of Pakistan.
Their efforts paid off and Congress came to recognize the need for a national system of vocational education. Starting in 1907, there was a cavalcade of bills introduced in Congress calling for federal support of vocational education (Davis Bill, 1907; Dolliver-Davis Bill, 1908, 1910; Page-Wilson Bill, 1911, 1912 & 1913, etc.).
The MoU marks another milestone in the collaboration between the two organizations which aims to jointly develop a vocational education and training concept modeled around the German dual education system.
It has been recognized that technical and vocational education is a major tool to provide jobs to the youth to reduce poverty from the society.

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