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TETA-BETA tracer study on candidates funded for maritime and logistics studies

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Belgian Technical Corporation (BTC); Transport Education Training Authority (TETA); Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)


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The objectives of this study are to: Evaluate the existing course delivery model; Assess the impact of the programme in respect of the knowledge and skills acquired from the exposure and training; Assess the value realised by participating organisations from candidates who have participated in the programme; Determine the kind of improvements that can be made to the programme for more benefit to be derived by participating organisations and the country in general. Determine the feasibility of integrating the programme into the maritime programme of the Maritime School of Excellence; Evaluate the existing evaluation and selection process and propose measures to improve the process; Determine perceptions of graduates and employers about the programme. Analyse the study programme in respect of current labour market issues; ability to meet workplace demands; study conditions and provisions; and perspectives on maritime and logistics studies. The specific objectives relating to the Maritime and Logistics training programme and the employers where the beneficiaries were employed after completion of the training are to: Obtain the views of employers on the usefulness of the interventions; Provide an in-depth analysis of nature of work and related competencies in the workplace so as to identify gaps in the training programme; Gather employer views on the Maritime and Logistics related studies; Analyse current labour market issues (quantitative and qualitative structural data on employment and careers in the maritime sector); Evaluate graduate experiences in respect of study conditions and provisions of the course.

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