An Analysis on the Pedagogy and Assessment of Transversal Skills in Vietnamese Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research
Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2020, Pages: 1-10
Received: Jul. 18, 2019;
Accepted: Oct. 30, 2019;
Published: Jan. 13, 2020
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Ho Thi Hanh Tien, School of Languages and Tourism, Phu Xuan University, Hue City, Viẹtnam
Ho Thi Ai, Faculty of Economics, Foreign Languages and Tourism, Hue Industrial College, Hue City, Vietnam
Tran Thi Quynh Nhu, Faculty of Economics, Foreign Languages and Tourism, Hue Industrial College, Hue City, Vietnam
This paper that is drawn from a research as a country report funded by UNESCO explores how transversal skills (T.S) are integrated in the curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), focusing on teaching and assessment of T.S and its factors influencing practices at four vocational colleges and schools and a tourism enterprise in Central Vietnam. Drawn upon the classroom and workshop observations, interviews of leaders, teachers, supervisors, and staff, and documentary analysis, this research aims to set alight of teaching and assessment of T.S and give suggestions to stakeholders. Findings show although T.S being imparted in Vietnamese TVET schools, teaching, learning and assessment activities of those skills are not really effective. Additionally, no specific policies or frameworks for T.S in Vietnam have been developed. Therefore, closer collaboration and exchange between TVET institutions and industry should be fostered with flexible career pathways and trainers in such institutions should work temporarily in companies to update their vocational competencies.
Ho Thi Hanh Tien,
Ho Thi Ai,
Tran Thi Quynh Nhu,
An Analysis on the Pedagogy and Assessment of Transversal Skills in Vietnamese Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2020, pp. 1-10.
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