Presentation on theme: "MODEL FOR SECTOR SKILLS COUNCIL IN SRI LANKA"— Presentation transcript:
1 MODEL FOR SECTOR SKILLS COUNCIL IN SRI LANKA ByProf. Dayantha WijeyesekeraChairmanStanding Committee of Tertiary and Technological EducationNational Education CommissionatThe Policy DialogueforSector Based Skills Development in Sri Lankaorganized byBritish Council, ColomboonNovember 26, 2009.
2 Authorities which should be concerned……. National Education CommissionUniversities Grants CommissionTertiary & Vocational Education CommissionHuman Resources Development CouncilNational Youth Services CouncilAll Agencies under Ministry of Vocational & Technical TrainingAll Ministries involved in Tertiary EducationPrivate Technical Training providers associationsProfessional Associations conducting Tertiary EducationDonor Funding and foreign agencies supporting skills development in Tertiary Education
3 MINISTRIES (21) CONDUCTING TERTIARY EDUCATION 1) Ministry of Skills Development and Public Enterprise Development - Ceylon German Technical Training Institute (CGTTI) - Ingrin Institute of Printing and Graphics (INGRIN)2) Ministry of Textile Industry Development - Clothing Industry Training Institute (CITI) - Textile Training and Services Institute3) Ministry of Vocational and Technical Training - Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET) - National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) - Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka (VTA) - National Institute of Technical Education of Sri Lanka (NITESL) - National Institute of Business Management (NIBM)4) Ministry of Advance Technology and National Enterprises Development - Gem and Jewellery Research and Training Institute (GJRTI)5) Ministry of Housing and Construction Industry - Institute for Construction Training and Development (ICTAD)6) Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs - National Youth Services Council (NYSC)(7) Ministry of Tourism - Sirimavo Bandaranayake Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SBITHM)(8) Ministry of Education- Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education (SLIATE)(9) Ministry of Information and Mass Media - Sri Lanka Institute of Printing (SLIOP) - Sri Lanka National Design Centre (SLNDC) - Sri Lanka Television Training Institutes (SLTTI)(10) Ministry of Industry Investment Promotion - Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) - Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT)
4 MINISTRIES (21) CONDUCTING TERTIARY EDUCATION 11) Ministry of Ports and Aviation - Mahapola Training Institute12) Ministry of Agriculture - School Agriculture13) Ministry of Health - Institute of Physiotherapy - Institute of Technician Training - Nursing Schools)Ministry of Power and Energy - Ceylon Electricity Board Training Centre15) Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication - Telecom Training Institute16) Ministry of Transport and Railways - Ceylon German Railway Technical )17) Ministry of Plantation Industries - Plantation Management Training Institutes - Coconut Research and Training Institutes18) Ministry of Fisheries Aquatic Resources - Fishing Training InstitutesMinistry of Small and Rural Industries - Sri Lanka Design Centre20) Ministry of Labour Relations and Foreign Employment - Foreign Employment Training Institutes21) Ministry of Irrigation Development - Irrigation Development Training Institutes
5 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS CONDUCTING TERTIARY EDUCATION COURSES 9) Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators10) Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka11) Computer Society of Sri Lanka12) Institute of Valuers of Sri Lanka13) The Textile Institute Sri Lanka Section14) Institute Chartered Shipbrokers. Sri Lanka15) Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka16) Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing17) Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka1) Gemologists Association of Sri Lanka2) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka3) Sri Lanka Institute of Architects4) Sri Lanka Library Association5) Institute of Supply & Materials Management6) Chartered Institute of Management Accountants7) Pharmaceutical Society of Sri Lanka8) Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon
6 BRITISH COUNCIL INITIATIVES Policy Dialogue, Colombo January 2008Developing PartnershipsTVET institutes in Sri Lanka and UKCurriculum developmentStaff developmentStudent exchanges
7 NEED FOR INDUSTRY SECTOR SKILLS COUNCILS Changes in environment in TVET organizationsAligning Technology planning and implementation with missions and goals of TVET organizationsProductivity with integration and interfacingStrategic Management of Human CapitalProviding industry with qualified talentCurrent trends in Technology developmentObtain guidance in strategic planning, research and analyses of different sectors
8 OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF INDUSTRY SECTOR SKILLS COUNCILS To bring together training providers andindustry to provide an objective,professional and ethnical forum where TVETand industrialists could collaborate bothcentrally and also regionally.
9 THE OUT COME OF SUCH A COLLABORATION WOULD BE TO Exchange informationSupport professional developmentImprove communicationBuild partnerships and trustEnable regional industrial development of TVETEnhance regional interaction
10 Establishment of Sector Policy and Training Advisory Councils (SPTACs) by the TVEC Mandate of the TVE Act:In terms of powers vested on the Commissionunder section 9 (1) of the TVE Act No. 20 of1990, the Commission may establish committeesto assist it in the performance of its functions andmay appoint any such persons as it may deemfit to be members of any such committees.Sectors selected:The TVEC has approved establishing Sector Policyand Training Advisory Councils (SPTACs) for thefollowing sectors at the phase I, at its meetingheld on 30th April 2008 (Commission Memo No.136/08).* Construction* Mechanical & Production* Information and Communication* Technology* Handicrafts* Creative Arts* Agriculture & Plantations* Hotel & RestaurantTerms of reference:As per the TOR approved by the Commission at its meetingheld on 12th January 2007, the proposed SPTACs areexpected to assist the TVEC in the following areas:Advise the TVEC, on the possible impact of industry trends on technology issues, serving as a sounding board for changes to policies etc, and assist the TVEC to improve the states of TVET sector.Work closely with the TVEC and Provide guidance/advice in strategic planning.Establish such committees, shared interest groups, task forces, and other organizational units, as it believes useful.Recommend / Approve / validate work carried out by a third party.Facilitate sharing of physical and human resources between TVET providers and industry.Facilitate find placements in on the Job Training for TVET Trainees.Help develop Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).Carry out activities that deemed necessary for the improvement of the sector.
11 TAFE Directors Australia & Industry Skills Councils announce ‘shared priorities’ Australia’s ten Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) and TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) have established a shared position ona number of ndamental issues critical to the skilling of Australia’s workforce. TDA and the ISCs met recently in Hobartto explore issues facing the publicly funded training system, which would benefit from a common position and collectivecommitment to theirresolution. In a special communiqué from the meeting, TAFE Institute CEOs and ISC chief executives released a set of ‘sharedpriorities’. The purpose of the priorities is to guide vocational education policy makers -- across national, state and territoryurisdictions. They cover issues for the publicly-funded Vocational Education and Training (VET) system to meet theparticipation and productivity goals of the current Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agenda and to respond tothe specific needs of the current and future workforce. These include:Establishment of a public funding model to enable real workforce development;Building practitioner skills and professional development; andRemoving federal and state 'inconsistencies'.Martin Riordan, Chief Executive Officer of TDA, said, “Securing a shared position on some of the most undamentalissuesfacing our publicly-funded training sector is critical if it is going to meet the needs of industry and its current and futureworkforce.” Arthur Blewitt, Chief Executive of the AgriFood ISC said, “The ISCs and TDA are both about ensuring our workforce isskilled to world class standards. Although our roles are different the issues identified impact on us equally. Thus it istimely to have some frank discussion and get real movement on their resolution”. A copy of the Communiqué isattached.
12 Human Resources and Skills Development Canada www.hrsdc.gc.ca List of Sector CouncilsAboriginal Human Resources Development Council of CanadaApparel Human Resources CouncilBioTalent CanadaCanadian Agricultural Human Resource CouncilCanadian Apprenticeship ForumCanadian Automotive Repair and Service CouncilCanadian Aviation Maintenance CouncilCanadian Council of Professional Fish HarvestersCanadian Food Industry CouncilCanadian Plastics Sector CouncilCanadian Printing Industries Sector Council (CPISC)Canadian Steel Trade and Employment CongressCanadian Supply Chain Sector Council (CSCSC)Canadian Tourism Human Resource CouncilCanadian Trucking Human Resources CouncilChild Care Human Resources Sector CouncilConstruction Sector CouncilContact Centre CanadaCouncil for Automotive Human ResourcesCultural Human Resources CouncilElectricity Sector CouncilEnvironmental Careers Organization of Canada (ECO)Forest Products Sector CouncilForum for International Trade TrainingHuman Resource Council for the Voluntary/Non-Profit Sector (HRVS)Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)Mining Industry Human Resource Council (MiHR)Motor Carrier Passenger Council of CanadaNational Seafood Sector CouncilPetroleum Human Resources Council of CanadaPolice Sector CouncilTextiles Human Resources CouncilThe Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC)Wood Manufacturing Council
13 PROPOSED NATIONAL AND REGIONAL MODELS Centrally to haveThe National Industry Sector Policyand Training Council (NISPTAC)This should be coordinated by the Tertiary Vocational &Education Commission (TVEC) and the other members should berepresentatives fromHuman Resource Development CouncilNational Education CommissionUniversities Grant CommissionNational Chamber of CommerceMinistries in charge of subject of Education, Higher Education, Technical & Vocational Education
14 INDUSTRY SECTOR SKILLS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES (SSTAC) RegionallyINDUSTRY SECTOR SKILLS TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES (SSTAC)Regionally on a Provincial basisIndustrialist representation on skills development required relevant to the province.Training providers representing institutes engaged in the ProvinceRepresentative from the National Council to chair the Regional Committee
15 MODEL FOR NATIONAL INDUSTRY SECTOR POLICY TRAINING ADVISORY COUNCIL (NISPTAC) SPTACSNECMinistry RepsHRDCUGSNYSCNAITAVTAOPAPvt Trg Providers AssnFive Regional Reps – from Training ProvidersFive Regional Reps – from IndustryTVEC - ChairThe Chairperson and the Secretariat to be from the TVEC, with Chairman and DG of TVEC being ex-officio members. Representatives from various agencies to be preferably an officer in charge of Training.
16 REGIONAL COMMITTEES Links with UK SSCs NISPTAC Other Overseas Links CentralEasternNorthernNorthCentralNorthEasternSouthernUvaWayambaWesternREGIONAL COMMITTEES