Exploring a Work-Based Values Approach in South African TVET Colleges to Improve Employability of Youth – a literature review

Published On: 7 June 2018|

Notwithstanding the much expanded access to South Africa’s tertiary education in the past decade, youth employability remains a national concern. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges, predominantly attended by marginalised Black African youth, are best positioned to build a bridge between education and the labour market, and, as a result, improve the employability of young people.

In this literature review, JET Education Services considers this opportunity for systemic change from a perspective that, they believe, is largely under-researched in South Africa as well as internationally. This, with a focus on student, lecturer and employer values related to working and workplaces.


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