Effective integration of elearning platforms in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Namibia

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Beatha Ndinelao Kapolo

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The increasing prevalence of educational technology and eLearning platforms have gained attention to enhance the TVET teaching and learning process. This paper explores the effectiveness of eLearning platforms in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) within the context of Namibia. A mixed-methods approach was employed, to generate data through a questionnaire from 89 TVET
trainees and 6 trainers. The study presents a case study of the Blended Distance Learning programme implemented at Nakayale Vocational Training Center. The findings shed light on the characteristics of the eLearning process such as having user-friendly interface and easy navigation features, relevant infrastructure, student support system and capacity building arrangements. This study underscores the suitability of eLearning platforms, and the potential benefits of integrating eLearning into TVET programmes while identifying areas for improvement. Through understanding the perceptions, benefits, challenges, and strategies for improvement, this paper proposes the effective integration of eLearning in TVET.

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Kapolo, B. N. (2024). Effective integration of elearning platforms in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Namibia. Namibia Journal of Technical Vocational Education and Training, 1, 52–67. Retrieved from https://journals.nust.na/index.php/njtvet/article/view/71
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