The world of work is influenced through a rapid technological innovation and changes in the organisation of the work system. The development and application of new technology in the field of railway technology at municipality, rolling stock operation, maintenance, overhauling technology, etc. supporting and generates new tasks in every occupational system in the world. Therefore, there is a need for developing a new TVET teacher study programme with respect to the national and international situation. The new study programme is oriented on the state of the art technology in the field of railway technology, the needs in the labour market and the reforms and challenges in the TVET system in Ethiopia.
Skilled workers in the field of railway technology must be able to find solutions to new complex and challenging technical problems. They must have strong theoretical knowledge and technical skills to be able to integrate technical concepts with practical applications. Thus TVET teachers need profound theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the occupational field and also pedagogical competence.
The general objectives of the study programme are:
The specific objectives of the study programme are: