Parent term: Education
Education and training that takes place in primary and secondary schools, as well as in adult education and training centres.
Source: SAQA 2013, South Africa
|Organisation: || South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) , South Africa|
|Source: || TVET Standard Glossary of Terms (2013)|
|Description: ||This standard glossary of terms defines and clarifies the core terminology relating to the development and implementation of the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF). |
As a direct result of the many changes in the education and training landscape between 1995 and 2013, a wide range of terminology and definitions have emerged, often causing confusion and leading to ambiguity in the system. This glossary has been developed to bring consistency to the use of terminology in the broader education and training context, including legislation, policy and everyday usage by the public. Website
Education that is designed to develop learners’ general knowledge, skills and competencies and literacy and numeracy skills, often to prepare students for more advanced educational programmes at the same or higher ISCED levels and to lay the foundation for lifelong learning. General educational programmes are typically school- or college-based. General education includes educational programmes that are designed to prepare students for entry into vocational education, but that do not prepare for employment in a particular occupation or trade or class of occupations or trades, nor lead directly to a labour market relevant qualification.
Source: UNESCO UIS 2011, Global
1. Common areas which all pupils should know and experience.
2. Education which aims to equip people with a broad range of knowledge and skills, usually to enable them to meet their responsibilities as citizens and to enable them to function in their society.
Source: Ministry of Labour 2005, Jordan
|Organisation: || Ministry of Labour, VTC, Department of statistics, national Centre of Human Resources, Jordan|
|Source: || Glossary of selected Terminology: The labour market And vocational education and training Occupational safety and health The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2005 - Not available online)|
|Description: ||Glossary requested by the Ministry of labour of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – as part of its activities to foster capacity building. It was assisted in this task by the International Training Centre (ILO, Turin). The International Training Centre worked in collaboration with the local expert Ahmed Mustafa. The expert was responsible for the coordination of the project, ensuring constant communication and collaboration between the concerned authorities in Jordan, especially the following:|
-Ministry of labour.
-VTC (Vocational training centers).
-Department of statistics.
-National Centre for human resources development/Al Manar-information system project development human resources
(Adapted translation of the glossarys introduction)
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