Tools and Means to Facilitate Understanding of TVET Models in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Approach Based on International Comparative TVET Research

by Stefan Wolf

The topic is to bridge concepts from Western international and comparative TVET research with TVET development in developing countries. The main aim is to offer a concept to facilitate the understanding of the often diverse TVET models in developing countries. In the conceptual approach, the authors will rely on two typologies of TVET models, as these allow a comparison to be made, while at the same time permissibly simplifying the complex characteristics of TVET. Both are selected from the long-standing scientific discourse in international comparative science. One from the more German background of comparative TVET research and the other from the comparative political science. In order to understand the context deeper, they use the concept of work culture. After the explication, we give an outline of findings from a case research within the Egyptian construction industry and then show the prospects and the limits for this conceptual approach.

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2607-1.ch011

Published in: Makgato, M. & Afeti, G. (2021). New Models for Technical and Vocational Education and Training. IGI Global

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