Clearing the Ground

The Vanuatu National Training Council (VNTC) recently presented their vision of an industry-driven training regime here in Vanuatu. The approach is based on what they call Competency Based Training. In simple terms, this approach is aimed to help people learn relevant and useful skills, and importantly, to be able to earn formal recognition for skills they already have. By measuring these skills using well-understood benchmarks, people would be assured that their skills are recognised by employers throughout the Pacific and even beyond.

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