Economic benefits of technical and vocational education

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Also, in the past few decades, there has been a greater global acceptance of the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) to the long-term growth, development, and progress of nations. The Tertiary and Vocational Training Commission (TVEC) introduced the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), which is primarily targeted at GCE (A/L) students and GCE (O/L) dropouts. This was a truly helpful move in the direction of improving vocational education. Those who chose to continue with vocational education after secondary school have a strong vocational background because of the certification from levels 3 to 7. A person’s career will be shaped by their decision over whether to pursue vocational training or traditional college education.
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