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Recently three (3) training sessions on Instructional Techniques in the Delivery of Competency Based Modularised Curricula for Deputy Principals, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers of Technical Institutes, Chief Instructors and Instructors of Industrial Training Centres and the Senior Training Officer, Administrator and Instructors of the Kuru Kuru Training centre were held as follows.

 

Dates(2010)

Venue

Participating Institutions

Persons

May 17th - 21st

CSHE

GTI, GITC & CSHE

18

June 7th - 11th

NATI

NATI& UCITC

17

June 7th - 11th

LTI

LTI, KKT & GITC

14

 

During the trainings, the participants benefited from deliverables by:

  1. Mr. S Walter – Director, Council for TVET 
  2. Mr. J Simpson – Senior TVET Officer
  3. Mr. K Sharma – TVET Officer, Curriculum and Standards
  4. Mr. D Glasgow – TVET Officer, Testing and Certifications

 

 The Content of those sessions included:

    • The Characteristics of CBMC
    • Objectives and the three(3) domains
    • Job Titles, Job Summary, Facilities and Occupational Standards, Primary Duties/Competencies and Associated Tasks. Terminal Performance Objectives, Enabling Objective and Procedures. Self-Checks, Answer to Self-Checks and Final Assessments.  Preparations and Use of Education al Technology Resources, Record Keeping In CBMC Feedback and Implementation Activities.

 

Two (2) other training sessions on Quality Assurance are scheduled for July 26th/27th, 2010 at NCERD, Battery Road, Kingston and the NATI, Fort Ordinance, Canje on July 29th/30th, 2010.  Dr Hassan Bata Ndahi, Senior Specialist in Skills and Employability, ILO’s Regional Office  will be the resource person for these sessions and forty(40) Senior Administrators from  GTI, GITC, CSHE, BSA, BIT, KKTC, ETI, LTI, NATI, PMTC, UCITC and SCCP are expected to attend.

 

During the year 2012 a number of training sessions were done as follows.

i

Title of Training

Date

Participating Institutions

Remarks

Training of Staff of Leonora Technical Vocational Training Centre.

January 19

-

February 02

LTVTC

Five (5) Instructors and three (3) members of the Administrative Staff were trained in characteristics of Competency Based Education and Training (CBET)

Training of Assessors

March 19-29

 

CSHE, LTVTC, NATI, UCITC, GTI, CTVET, SSCP, BIT ETI, GITC

Private Sector

Nyelli Salon

Pipe & Tank Company

BACIF

Norma Washington

29 persons trained

Training of Officers in the Development of Occupational Standards

March 19-23

 

26 persons trained

Training of Assessors July 16 - 26

CSHE, LTVTC, NATI, UCITC, GTI, CTVET, ETI, GITC

25 persons trained
Training of Assessors

October 22

-

November 02

LTVTC, NATI, UCITC, GTI, LTI, GITC

Private Sector

GPHC

Banks DIH Ltd

 

29 persons trained
Training of Verifiers

November 14

-

November 16

LTVTC, NATI, UCITC, GTI, MTVTC, ETI, NATI, LTI

Private Sector

GPHC

Banks DIH Ltd

 

13 persons trained

World Congress 2012 "Driving the Global Economy". Organised by the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechniques (WFCP) and hosted by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges and Nova Scotia Community College, Canada

May 26-29   The congress highlighted through various presentations the latest research ideas and innovations in Education for Employment.
Development of a Maintenance plan for Technical Institutions May 29   This Consultancy is a component of the Enhancement of TVET Project funded by the CDB for which the Council provided technical support.
Development of an Appropriate Curriculum for the Technical Teachers' Training Programme at the GTI May 30   The Council's input to this consultancy was necessary to contribute to the content and structure of the curriculum.