Issue On Vocational Training

To identify vocational needs of a district or state and to prepare a plan for education and training in vocations relevant to the needs, socioeconomic and occupational survey should be carried out. The survey should include information about the following among others:-

• Employability and demand and supply matching
• informal sector’s requirement
• multiple skills
• flexibility of course design, modularity
• out of school children
• use of technology
• linkage to local demand
• career guidance
• emerging sectors
• involvement of industry and civil society

Guidance can be defined as the process of helping individuals to understand themselves and their world. It is the assistance given to individuals in making intelligent choices and adjustments. It is based on the beliefs that the ability to make such intelligent choices is not innate but like other abilities must be developed.

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