Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Technology Lesson Series for School Students

Technology Lesson Series for School Students According to the instructions by H.E. the President and the directives of Hon. State Minister, State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation intends to develop and telecast 30 minutes video programs using different television channels as guidance and promotion of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) among school students. This TV program Series is especially targeted at students in Grade 7, 8 and 9, who are willing to pursue their future careers through the TVET Sector.

These lesson series will be offered through Learning Management System (LMS) and telecasted in parallel to TV lesson series to provide awareness and skills development in selected fields. In the first phase, four fields namely Electrical, ICT and Refrigeration and Air-conditioning fields were selected to offer considering the upward mobility with introductory skills in these technology sectors.

Technical modules of the foundation skills will be selected to deliver initially for the first 6 months period. Students will be provided with the opportunity to register online for the courses and after 6 months there will be an online knowledge assessment based on the module content. Students who obtain cognitive achievement will be directed for practical sessions in accredited training centers on a part-time basis. Students who excel in respective vocational pathways will be guided to higher qualifications later by providing necessary guidance, practical exposure and industrial training.

TV program content is included in LMS and Facebook pages of the Ministry and videos will be uploaded to a dedicated YouTube channel. Three programs per week with 30 minutes duration will be telecasted during week-days and week-ends. Students who excelled theory content will be called for practical arrangements at TVEC registered center. After successful at the practical assessment, students will be offered a valuable certificate.