Edited By Joachim Dittrich, Jailani Md Yunos, Georg Spöttl and Masriam Bukit
Bandung Declaration on TVET Teacher Education 191
Bandung.Declaration.on.TVET.Teacher.Education adopted.by.the.participants.of The.First.World.Congress.on.Teacher.Education. for.Technical.and.Vocational.Education.and.Training held.in.Bandung,.Indonesia,.21st.–.23rd.July.2008 The First World Congress on Teacher Education for Technical and Vocational Education and Training dealing with the theme Shaping TVET Teacher Education for the changing world of work was held at the campus of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The congress was jointly organised by the TT-TVET project part- ners, namely: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia; Institute Technology and Education of the University of Bremen; Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; and PPPGT/VEDC Malang. The Congress was undertaken in cooperation with the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia and was co-funded by the European Union’s Asia-Link Programme. Bandung.Declaration.on.TVET-Teacher.Education “Shaping.TVET-Teacher.Education.for.the.Changing.World.of.Work” Bandung,.Indonesia 21st.–.23rd.July.2008 All nations are faced with the challenge of improving their human resources to respond to social and cultural issues, national development needs, global competition, and the rapidly changing worlds of work, technology and economy. High quality initial teacher education is needed to improve and shape technical and vocational education and training (TVET), as well as further training of teachers who are already in service. Currently TVET education is developed with students that can be considered “digital” and this implies relevant transformations. Their rationality is not similar to the one from former generations. Adequate resource investment is needed in order to assist “analogic” TVET teachers understand and cope with the new digital generation. TVET teachers are increasingly involved in the shaping of TVET processes and the TVET system according to the needs...
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