March 31, 2016

Let me use a plumber as an example. A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

 

Some needed skills, interests, and values (Wikipedia):

  • Reading drawings,...

March 28, 2016

Young people and adults increasingly recognise that vocational skills are needed for participation in the world of work. For governments, public technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is seen as essential for enhancing economic competitiveness and for c...

March 26, 2016

Work and the life of work are rapidly changing as we are encountering a new economy. An economy where capital becomes more and more depending on education and research. The development of the economy relies on competence and on brain power. Hence, capital is in our com...

March 25, 2016

Ojara is a clever housebuilder. He makes the bricks from the soil at the site where he shall build his house. He has to sundry the bricks before burning them. Before setting up the house, he needs to level the ground. He starts laying the bricks right on the soil as th...

March 25, 2016

 

We are the world

“We are the world, we are the children. We are the ones who make a brighter day” wrote Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie years back. It was Harry Belafonte originally who wanted to put together a benefit concert featuring black musicians to raise mone...

March 23, 2016

What skill does a project manager need? How can I find the person I need? 

 

There are many views of what you can expect from a project manager. People working in the field and offer training for project managers are coming up with different solutions. They can make...

March 21, 2016

You can wonder why everything is different. You can wonder why it is different building a school in a developing country compared to building a school in a developed country. You may wonder why it is different running a school in a developing country compared to a deve...

March 20, 2016

 

You can find the best young bricklayers compeeting in Worldskills. This competition set the standard for the skills and show the quality of the work. Worldskills describe the bricklayer like:

 

A bricklayer generally works on commercial and residential projects. There i...

March 19, 2016

All over the world we use bricks for building walls and houses. When we look at the compleeted wall, it looks like a good pice of work. However, we may not always think about all the work behind. All the bircks are produced somewhere. The bricks are transported to the...

March 18, 2016

A skilled worker is any worker who has special skill, training, knowledge, and (usually acquired) ability in their work. A skilled worker may have attended a college, university or technical school. Or, a skilled worker may have learned their skills on the job. Example...

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