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A description of the self-perceived educational needs of emergency nurses in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaDulandas, R., & Brysiewicz, P. - 2018 - African Journal of Emergency Medicine
© 2018 African Federation for Emergency Medicine Introduction: Emergency nurses are usually the first to interact with critically ill patients and victims of violence and injuries, and require advanced skills and knowledge to manage such patients. Inadequate training prevents nurses from providing optimal emergency care, and it is important to investigate if there are any skills and competencies lacking in these emergency nurses. We sought to describe the self-perceived educational needs of...
A pilot of the use of short message service (SMS) as a training tool for anaesthesia nursesDuys, R., Duma, S., & Dyer, R. - 2017 - Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
© 2017 The Author(s). Background: Anaesthesia nurses form a critical part of the team providing perioperative care to patients, but no accredited training exists for them in South Africa. In this setting, short in-service training interventions are a pragmatic attempt at improving nurse performance and patient outcomes. Traditional didactic teaching formats have limitations, and mLearning (the use of mobile telephones to facilitate education) has proved equivalent or superior to traditional...
An examination of training and development of middle level managers in emerging economies: Evidence from financial institutions in GhanaAbugre, J. B., & Adebola, K. - 2015 - International Journal of Organizational Analysis
© 2015, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the training and development (T&D) of middle-level managers in the financial institutions of a sub-Saharan African country make any difference in the performances of the managers and the institutions in general. Design/methodology/approach – An empirical analysis of managers’ opinions based on a quantitative survey of 140 middle-level managers from four banking institutions in Ghana is...
A conceptual framework for examining HRD and NHRD linkages and outcomes: Review of TVET literatureKim, S., Kotamraju, P., & Alagaraja, M. - 2014 - European Journal of Training and Development, 38(4), 265–285
This paper aims to review technical vocational education and training (TVET) literature, identify different components of the TVET system and develop a conceptual framework that integrates human resource development (HRD) and national human resource development (NHRD) outcomes. The renewed focus on technical vocational education and training (TVET) is important for human resource development (HRD), as it expands current understanding of its role in economic development through workforce...
A Critical Review of Vocational Education and Training Research and Suggestions for the Research AgendaMulder, M., & Roelofs, E. - 2011
This paper gives a description of research in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET). The field of VET research is quite scattered, so giving a full overview is hardly possible. Nevertheless, the VET research presented at the European Conference of Educational Research 2011 (Berlin) is reviewed, as well as the content of a number of VET research journals of publication year 2011. Research themes and topics are defined, and according to the categories the research is reviewed....
A Quality assessment of education and for Kenya’s tour-operating sectorMayaka, M., & King, B. - 2002 - Current Issues in Tourism
This study examines the provision of tourism education and training in Kenya in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa and developing countries. Specifically the paper examines the human resource skills needed by Kenya’s tour-operating sector and the extent to which current training provision is adequate. The approach used in the present study is a modified version of WTO’s Tourism Education and Quality (TEDQUAL) methodology. The results indicate considerable convergence between the...