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KAB TOT Refresher Report, Laos Sept/Oct 2010Friday, 24 June 2011 05:05
“Know About Business” (KAB) develop by the International Labour Organization has been included in the curriculum of secondary schools, approved by the National workshop on curriculum Reform for upper secondary Education on July 7-9, 2011 supported by ADB, attended with 140 persons under the chairperson of vice Minister Ministry of Education and Sports.
The Refresher Training of Teachers workshop on “Know About Business” for the upper secondary schools of Module 6-9 in 5 provinces launched on September - October 2010 which resulted in positive outcomes
On 24-30 November 2010, the workshop of committee approval of curriculum and instructional material (CACIM) was choose the KAB in two categories namely
First category: • For 12 hours to share with the vocational and technical curriculum for
Module 1-5 in the ten class year of academic year. and
• For 12 hours to share for Module 6-9 in the eleven class year of
The KAB was selected in the choosing subject:
• For 68 hours for Module 1-5 implemented in the ten class year of
academic year and
• For 68 hours for Module 6-9 implement in the eleven class year of
academic year .At the present, Subject on “Know About Business” (KAB) was included in the educational system of the upper secondary schools which will start implementation from 2010 academic year.
ToT Laos November 2011Friday, 11 November 2011 14:33
The Know About Business programme is coming to 5 new secondary schools in Vientiane, the capital of Laos in the 2012-2013 school year. A ToT was held with teachers from the schools held by the Lao-India Entrepreneurship Development Centre. Read all about it in the Vientiane Times Article (attached).
KAB Brochure 2010, by Arab States - EnglishTuesday, 09 February 2010 09:46
KAB Second Follow-up Workshop, YemenSaturday, 27 February 2010 12:39
The second KAB follow-up workshop was organized to review the performance of the trainers trained in August 2008, discuss the challenges faced in the delivery of KAB and present the new topics of KAB version 2009.
Following the two TOT workshops conducted in August 2008, the Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training decided to pilot implement the KAB programme in select vocational and technical institutes in parallel to the existing training curricula entitled business management which was felt inappropriate. Fifty four (54) trainers from vocational and technical training institutes and technical colleges attended the two TOT workshops.
The KAB was implemented by 21 teachers in 21 technical and vocational training institutes in 2008-2009. A total of 1600 students enrolled in the programme. The programme was delivered over a period 96 hours (three sessions per week for 32 weeks) per academic year.
The Workshop Sessions
The workshop was facilitated by Ms. Rania Bikhazi, Samih Jaber and Ahmad Abdulbary the KAB coordinator in Yemen It was conducted at the Mecure Hotel in Sana’a from 8-9/12/2009 from 8:30 in the morning till 16:30 in the afternoon with two coffee breaks and lunch break.
Out of the 21 teachers who piloted the KAB, fourteen teachers attended the workshop. In addition, (5) supervisors from the curriculum and standards departments of the Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training attended the workshop
One session was allocated for group work to evaluate the KAB programme by the teachers and provide their comments and feedback following their first year of KAB pilot testing. The session tackled the appropriateness and suitability of the KAB programme content and teaching methodology in addition to the provision of recommendations for the expansion of its implementation.
Two participants presented the groups work in the presence of His Excellency Dr, Ibrahim Hugary- the Minister, Dr.Abdulqader Al Olaby- Deputy of Curricula and Continuous Education Sector, Dr. Ibtihaj Al Kamal - Deputy of Standards and Quality Sector and other ministry officials.
His Excellency the Minister expressed his satisfaction for the good results highlighted by the teachers and assured the attendees that the Ministry will integrate the KAB programme in the curricula of the technical and vocational training in Yemen provided that the final comprehensive KAB evaluation will confirm the good highlighted results.The Minister requested the ILO and SMEPS to help the ministry in providing the required equipments, tools and logistics for integrating KAB programme in the curricula of the technical education and vocational training in Yemen.