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Title: The Development of Vocational Education in Myanmar (1988 –1997)
Date of publication: 27 July 2015
Description/subject: Abstract: "Vocational Education as an integral aspect of human resources development is one of the principal means of improving the ability of the individuals to contribute effectively to society. As it provides access to skills and entry routes into the labour market, it can be an important route towards a better life. Since investing in a strong, public vocational education sector must be crucial in knowledge - based societies as well as in developing countries, the Government of Myanmar has been implementing to promote the vocational education as a vital aspect of educational process in the country. At present time, the study of vocational education focuses on discussion of vocational factors in education. This study is an attempt to reveal how the Government of Myanmar establishing the Department of Technical, Agricultural and Vocational Education endeavours to promote societal and economic development introducing vocational education. It analyses the vocational programs, training, curriculum, and syllabus introduced in Myanmar. Based on the statistics of vocational education from 1988 to 1997, this paper makes an effort to assess the development of vocational education in Myanmar.".....Paper delivered at the International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies: Burma/Myanmar in Transition: Connectivity, Changes and Challenges: University Academic Service Centre (UNISERV), Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 24-­26 July 2015.
Author/creator: Su Su Naing
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies: Burma/Myanmar in Transition: Connectivity, Changes and Challenges: University Academic Service Centre (UNISERV), Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 24-­26 July 2015
Format/size: pdf (554K)
Alternate URLs: http://rcsd.soc.cmu.ac.th/web/Burma/home.php#
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2015