Information Technology, Technical Vocational Education in Developing Workforce Towards Globalization
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A Publication of Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), USA.
The industrial development of any country depends to a great extent on the level of skills its workforce possesses, and the skills and effectiveness of the workforce, in turn, are dependent upon the quality of the nation’s education and training. Education and training are undergoing continuous change, and this poses more challenges to the workers in the 21st century and technical vocational education and training (TVET) institutions responsible for their training. Therefore, this chapter discusses the relevance of information technology in transforming TVET in developing the workforce towards globalization. The chapter points out clearly the meaning of workforce, meaning of TVET, and workforce development, globalization and TVET, information technology (IT), information technology and workforce development, utilization of information technology for developing a workforce, impact of technology education in improving Nigerian workforce, place of information technology in transforming the workforce. The chapter concludes by identifying different types of technology tools and benefits of information technology
Industrial development , Level of skills , Training , Information technology , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Olabiyi, O. S (2020). Information Technology, Technical Vocational Education in Developing Workforce Towards Globalization. The Roles of Technology and Globalization in Educational Transformation. In Adeoye, B. F. & Arome, G. (Eds). A Publication of Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), USA. (pp. 80-97)