Skills development for poverty reduction: can FET colleges deliver?

SOURCE: Education and poverty reduction strategies: issues of policy coherence: colloquium proceedings
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Akoojee, S.McGrath
SOURCE EDITOR(S): S.Maile
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, FURTHER EDUCATION & TRAINING (FET), FURTHER EDUCATION & TRAINING COLLEGES, POLICY FORMULATION, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5522

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Abstract

This chapter begins by establishing the envisaged role of FET colleges in the national development trajectory. This is followed by an analysis of the current form, context and challenges facing the sector in South Africa. It concluded by examining the potential and challenges facing the sector in the South African education and training framework.