Reflections on the impact of Competency Based-Training (CBT) Pedagogies on Fashion Design and Textiles Education at Accra Polytechnic

Francis Kwasi Selormey Amenakpor, Fausta Kilian Ganaa


Teaching and training methods in vocational and technical education has gone through a lot of revolution and that of Fashion Design and Textile curriculum at the department of Fashion Design of Accra Polytechnic is no exception. The researchers investigate into the Competency Based-Training (CBT) in Fashion Design and Textiles Education at Accra Polytechnic. What has been done since the inception of the CBT Programme in 2005. What has transpired since the end of the NPT Project, October 2009. The study looks closely at the major changes that have been made in the CBT curriculum and the results the changes produce. This study looks at the major areas and the general effects the changes have on the students’ performance just between the periods of 2008 till 2012 academic years. The areas covered include: competencies, the Fashion building, acquisition of tools and equipment, training of staff among others.

Keywords: Competency based-training, Umbrella assignment, Industrial attachnment, stakeholders.

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