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Author Preckler Galguera, Miriam.

Title Globalization, mass education and technical and vocational education and training : the influence of UNESCO in Botswana and Namibia
Published Cham : Springer, 2018
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Series Technical and covational education and training ; volume 31
Technical and covational education and training ; volume 31
Contents Intro; Acknowledgments; Series Editors Introduction; Contents; Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Graphs; List of Pictures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.1.1 Globalization, World Society, and the Expansion of Standardization; 1.1.2 The Operation of International Organizations in the Field of Education; 1.1.3 Mass Education at the Nation-State Level; 1.1.4 The Construction of a Global Profession; 1.1.5 The Role of UNESCO and its Influence on TVET Education Worldwide; 1.1.6 The Importance of TVET in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region
1.2 Map of ContentsReferences; Chapter 2: Globalization, International Organizations, and Mass Education; 2.1 Globalization and the World Society; 2.1.1 Actors of the World Modern Society; Individuals; Nation-States; International Organizations; 2.2 International Organizations and the World Society; 2.2.1 The Operation of International Organizations in the Field of Education for Development; The Rise of Educational Multilateralism, 1945-1970; 1970s and Early 1980s: From Contestation to Impasse; Crisis and Reform: 1985-2000 Common Global Consensus on Education for Development Goals 2000-20162.3 Mass Education and Its Expansion on the World Society; 2.3.1 Formal Education and the Origins of Mass Education; Conceptualization and Characteristics of Mass Education; Financing Mass Education; 2.3.2 The Expansion of Mass Education; The Diffusion and Expansion of Mass Education Through International Organizations; UNESCO as an Actor on the Expansion of Mass Education Worldwide; References; Chapter 3: Contextualization of UNESCO as an International Organization on Education
3.1 UNESCO As an International Organization3.1.1 Basement and Foundations; The Origins - Background; Scope of Work (Goals and Mission); Governing Bodies; Representation of the Member States; Partnerships; 3.1.2 UNESCO in the Field of Education; Background and Objectives; Field of Action; 3.1.3 UNESCO Education Strategy 2014-2021; 3.1.4 Education Agenda Post-2015; 3.1.5 Education and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030; TVET Within the Sustainable Development Goal 4; References; Chapter 4: Contextualization of TVET in Education
4.1 TVET - General Understanding4.1.1 What Does TVET Mean and Imply?; 4.1.2 Work, Formal Sector, Informal Sector, and Decent Work; 4.2 TVET in a Global World; 4.2.1 Global TVET Challenges on the Twenty-First Century; Human Development and TVET; Demographic Changes and Implications for TVET; Labor Market Pressures on TVET; The Global Economic Crisis and Its Impact on TVET; Globalization, TVET, and the Labor Market; References; Chapter 5: TVET at UNESCO; 5.1 Conceptualization of TVET for UNESCO; 5.2 Actual UNESCO'S TVET Strategy 2016-2021
Summary This book assesses the influence of the international organization UNESCO on the development of national Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) systems in the Southern African Community Region (SADC), focusing particularly on Botswana and Namibia. Designed around UNESCO's Better Education for Africa's Rise (BEAR) project, the study is an excellent example of applied policy research.Analysis is from the perspective of key stakeholders including UNESCO headquarters and field offices, Ministries of Education and of Labor, employers and employees, education and training institutions, international partners and more. Both qualitative and quantitative evidence are used to provide a comparative overview, and the author also reveals the current state of data on skills.Readers will discover common goals and challenges across the nations but also a common lack of action to measure the impact and influence that UNESCO's programs have had at a national level, prior to this study. Were the newly implemented educational policies successful or not? If the public policies failed, why was that? These chapters shed light on such questions and how UNESCO's contribution influenced the national development processes, in the context of globalization processes and trends of global mass education.The book has much to offer for both scholars and those working in UN agencies or national governments who seek to develop education systems and better link them to the world of work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 13, 2018)
Subject Education and globalization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education and globalization.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319911074 (electronic bk.)
9783319911076 (electronic bk.)