‘For too long,’ the Minister said, ‘the state has treated Further Education and Training as the black sheep of the education system’.
In the Minister’s address to the IVEAs Annual Congress on 13th September he described a new chapter and a bright new future for the further education and training sector. ‘For too long,’ he said, ‘the state has treated Further Education and Training as the black sheep of the education system’.
He began by stressing the importance that he attaches to locally managed education. He said: ‘Service delivery, I believe, is an important part of the future of your sector. But equally important is your role as direct educators’.
In his address the Minister deals with the following :
1. VEC Reform
3. Role of the IVEA
4. Pluralist Education
5. Forum on Patronage and Pluralism
for the full version of the Minister's speech.