First Quality Fund grant for quality training
On Wednesday 27 September 2006 Australian High Commissioner, Mr John Pilbeam presented Epule Rural Training Centre (RTC) with almost 160,000vt worth of tools. The provision of the new tools is the first project to be handed over under the Quality Fund, an initiative of the Australian Government funded Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector Strengthening Program.
New educational milestone for Vanuatu
A milestone has been reached in the creation of the Vanuatu Community Certificate (VCC) Levels One and Two. Selected writers for five of the modules attended a two- day writing workshop at the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) with funding from the TVET Sector Strengthening Program.
Training more trainers
This week marks the midway point of the new Train the Trainer Fellowship Program underway at VIT. This is the second time the Program has been offered with the trial version run in June of this year.
Improving training skills
This week marks the third week of the new Train the Trainer Fellowship Program underway at the Vanuatu Institute of Technology. This is the second time the Program has been offered with the trial version run in June of this year.
Australian sailors bring new computers for VIT students
When the Australian boats sailed into Port Vila for the 2006 Queensland Government South Pacific Boomerang Yacht Race series Melbourne to Vanuatu race recently, they brought with them 48 computers for students of the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT). The computers and laptops were provided by VIT’s sister school in Australia, the Gordon Institute of TAFE in Geelong.
Disciples of TVET
Daniel Lamoureux, the Director General of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Youth Development and Training presented certificates on Friday afternoon at the Vanuatu Institute of Technology to 28 trainers participating in a trial of the Train the Trainer Fellowship Program.
Tafea College signs MoU
A Signing Ceremony in Isangel on Friday 9 June saw representatives from Tafea Provincial Government, the Ministry of Education and Tafea College Council sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Margaret Macfarlane, Team Leader of the Australian Government funded Technical Vocational Education and Training Program.
A second chance
What is TVET? If someone mentions the letters of this commonly used acronym, what does it really mean to you? This was the question asked of participants last week at a workshop held Dumbea Hall.
A big step forward for rural skills
A change in direction and focus for the education sector in Vanuatu,” declared the Minister for Education, the Hon. Joe Natuman at the signing of the subsidiary agreement for the new Australian Government funded Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector Strengthening Project last week.