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GNTA ι Roles/Function of the GCTVET

Roles/Function of the GCTVET

Advisory Body:  The GCTVET is an advisory body to the Minister for Education as regard policies and strategies required for an efficient and effective system of technical and vocational education and training suited to the needs of Grenada.

Policy Making and Strategic Development: The GCTVET has responsibility for the establishment of a policy and strategic framework to guide the design, delivery and evaluation of technical and vocational education programmes and projects.

Resource Allocation:  The GCTVET makes decisions concerning the utilization and allocation of resources for training following established financial procedures for the usage of those resources.

Monitoring and Evaluation: The GCTVET monitors and evaluates technical and vocational educational programmes and projects within the context of the above-mentioned policy and strategic framework and within the framework of periodic reviews of policies and strategies.  In this regard, the GCTVET receives and considers evaluated reports and training proposals submitted by agencies through the NTA.

Regulations, guidelines and procedures for TVET: Under the general direction and with specific directives  given by the Minister of Education, the GCTVET has responsibility for the establishment of a system of regulations including guidelines and procedures relating to: the design and delivery of training courses; qualification criteria for participation in courses; the certification and accreditation of persons successfully completing training courses of attaining competencies in respect of any specified occupation; governance of the training and generation of funds; decisions on funding proposals  based on evaluations and recommendations of proposals by the NTA; quality assurance methods; registration, certification and regulation of other training providers.

Design ad Delivery of TVET:  The GCTVET shall have oversight for the design and delivery, and the monitoring and evaluation of TVET within the formal as well as non-formal and informal arrangements  including programmes offered by private sector training institutions and NGO’s.  The GCTVET shall also reserve the right to engage or co-opt any organisation or individual,  which the GCTVET deems will contribute to the work of the GCTVET.

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