The Paradoxes of Inclusion in TVET in Developing Countries with Reference to Nepal

Prem Prasad Sigdel


The article points out paradoxes of inclusion in TVET sector especially with reference to developing countries. It has taken example from Nepal which is one of the developing countries in the world. The paradox appears in a number of ways due to mismatch between what is done and what should be. The article analyzes different issues related to TVET sector in different sub-topics. TVET in developing countries remains a matter of paradox or like joke while talking about inclusion. Inclusion can happen in a number of ways; however, it has been a matter of question from social, economic, geographic and pedagogical perspectives. The chief argument covers local area focused curriculum and institutional development programs. The article suggests best option for TVET as to have rural industrialization rather than urbanization. Secondary sources like journals have been taken to develop this article. Different ideas from different writers have helped to shape this article in an argumentative style.

Keywords: TVET, inclusion, paradox, local resources, local areas, developing country.

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/11-1-04

Publication date: January 31st 2021

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