Workshop held on ensuring gender parity in technical and vocational education

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) last week held a Gender Policy National Workshop.

According to a press release from the Council for TVET, the workshop was a collaboration between the Caribbean Education for Employment (C-EFE) programme and the Ministry of Education, led by the Guyana Council for TVET, and examined gender data and trends in TVET and work towards an explicit inclusion of gender in the TVET policy, supported by methods to achieve gender parity.

The release stated that Chairman of the Council, Clinton Williams, during his welcome speech to the participants expressed that skills and programmes need to be developed to attract and accommodate both genders so that students can leave their institutions equipped and ready to contribute to the development of Guyana…..

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