Champion Leaders Development Program for TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation

Date : March 31 - April 4, 2013  /
Venue : Male, Maldives   /
Program Type: Special In-Country Program on   /
Collaborating Organization: TVET Authority and Maldives Qualification Authority, Government of the Republic of Maldives  /

There are altogether three modules, which are described in detail with objectives, approaches and contents.

  1. Promoting TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation
  2. Generic Skills for Employability
  3. Stimulating Technical & Social entrepreneurship skills for Poverty alleviation

The delivery of the program design follows a spiral learning approach, beginning with an overview of core concepts and followed by progressively deeper application of the concepts and finally a self-directed learning approach through action planning.

Module 1: Promoting TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation

  • Modular Employable TVET Skills in Skills for Poverty Alleviation
  • Current initiatives & innovative practices for Poverty Alleviation
  • TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation : conceptual frameworks and initiatives
  • Methodology of identification of major TVET skills intervention for Poverty Alleviation
  • Designing TVET skills modular program and instructional material

Module 2: Generic Skills Development for Employability

  • Identification of major generic skills intervention for Employability
  • Designing learning experiences and instructional material for generic skills development
  • Higher order thinking skills (adapting to change, problem-solving, creativity, decision-making, learning how to learn)
  • Interpersonal and team skills (communication, co-operation, negotiation/conflict resolution, leadership, and dealing with diversity)

Module 3: Stimulating Social Entrepreneurship Skills for Poverty Alleviation

  • Key perspectives on poverty alleviation through social entrepreneurship
  • Business planning and budgeting
  • Challenges and issues in promoting entrepreneurship
  • Identification of areas for technical and social entrepreneurship in service sector
  • Best action models and practices for poverty alleviation

Expected Outcome

  • Emergent approaches for integrating TVET Skills for Poverty alleviation
  • Action plan with a special vision for SDPA project in TVET Sector