nveqf

Topics: Higher education, Vocational education, Education / Pages: 5 (1049 words) / Published: Dec 23rd, 2013
National Vocational Education
Qualifications Framework (NVEQF)

An Indian Perspective
Ministry of Human Resource Development

1

Presentation Structure
• Need for NVEQF
• Design and Envisaged Reforms in Technical
Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
• Operationalisation of NVEQF
Management Mechanism
Roles-Responsibilities
Pilot Project
Implementation Frame
2

The Need for National Vocational Education
Qualification Framework ?
Indian workforce largely in informal employment in unorganized sector - with low levels of literacy and numeracy- no mechanism available for them to enter formal education system
Hence, desirable to focus on educational component to build a sound TVET system
Also, need to build a general education element into VE, and vice versa, to ensure a holistic approach to human resource development
3

Magnitude of Problem
Age Group

Population
(crore)

No. in school
(crore)

Gross
Enrolment Ratio
(GER)

14-15

4.84

2.89

59.82

16-17

4.86

1.66

34.25

18-24

10.54

1.70

13.58

Dropout rate
• Class 1-8 : 43%
• Class 1-10: 57%
4

Lack of Skilled Manpower
• Age Group 15-29
– only 2% have undergone formal vocational training
– 8% acquired skills at work place
• 93% of workforce in unorganized sectors
• New entrants to the workforce every year: 12.8m
• Existing skill development capacity: 3.1 million

5

National Policy on Education (NPE) 1986
• “The introduction of systematic, well-planned and rigorously implemented programme of vocational education is crucial in the proposed educational reorganization… Vocational education will be a distinct stream intended to prepare students for identified vocations spanning several areas of activity.” •The Plan of Action, 1992, for implementation of
NPE 1986, reset the targets of diversification of students to vocational steams at +2 level to 10% by
1995 and 25% by 2000.
6

Design of NVEQF and Envisaged

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