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Synthesis report of the TVET Colleges Technical Task Team: Strenghtening and supporting TVET colleges for expanded access and increased programme quality

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This report was developed by the Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA)'s Technical Task Team (TTT) on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges. The TVET Technical Task Team (TVET-TTT), formerly Further Education and Training (FET-TTT) was established by the HRDCSA through its Technical Working Group (TWG) in May 2011, to conduct a study aimed at strengthening and supporting TVET colleges in order for the colleges to be able to expand access and enable quality programme provision. The TVET-TTT commissioned a study which resulted in five main research papers: (I) purpose of the TVET colleges in South Africa, (ii) profile of the TVET colleges sector, (iii) partnerships, (iv) pathways, and (v) positive learning experience. This report is a synthesis of the five papers, which are appended.

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