The Korean Development Institute (KDI), on 28th September, through its Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP), held a webinar on Korea TVET experience with emphasis on online delivery of TVET courses. The virtual meeting was held to share experiences with EASTRIP Regional Flagship TVET Institutes (RFTIs) and RFU about best practices in online delivery or TVET courses.
A screenshot of participants during the virtual knowledge sharing session
Some of the presentations included case studies on successful implementation of Vocational Training Program of a Korean Online College, use of Open, Education, and Resources (OER) in the delivery of distance learning programs in Korea’s Higher Education during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Participants learnt about the Korean unique model that facilitates partnerships between academic institutions and private sectors companies to develop demand-driven TVET programs. The model had allowed development of blended vocational training program that involves 2 years of TVET training after high school before students join university which guarantees them employment upon completion of their studies.