Linking vocational education and training (VET) progression pathways into the academic route in Tanzania: case study in electrical and mechanical engineering programmes at Arusha technical college (ATC)

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Author: Augustine, S. Mbitila; Richard, J. Masika; Donatha, E. Mwase


The bridging course was designed by the Vocational and Education Training Authority (VETA) in collaboration with three technical colleges/institutions: Arusha Technical College, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology and Mbeya University of Science and Technology under the auspices of National Council for Technical Education (NACTE). The course was an immediate solution to the missing link between the vocational education and training (VET) pathway for graduates and the Tanzanian national education model. Data were collected from a random sample of 350 students, from various parts of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Pathways; Teaching and learning; Students; Employment; Research

Keywords: Bridging training; Graduates; Case study; Articulation

Geographic subjects: Tanzania; Africa

Published: [Nairobi, Kenya]: Academic Journals, 2017

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Journal volume: 9

Journal number: 1

Journal date: January 2017

Pages: pp. 1-8

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 128.474

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