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Title: The Role of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Restoring Hospitality Sector Specific Skills: A Students’ Perspectivein Zimbabwe:
Authors: Shereni, Ngoni Courage
Keywords: Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET);
tourism and hospitality industry
labor mobility
sector specific skills
hospitality education
Issue Date: Aug-2019
Publisher: Lupane State University
Abstract: This study was done to determine the role played by Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in restoring sector specific skills lost to other countries in the Zimbabwean hospitality industry. Semi-structured questionnaires were self-administered to 136 students studying hospitality related qualifications in Polytechnics in Zimbabwe using a convenient sampling technique. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 22.0 was used to analyse data generating frequencies and descriptive statistics. The findings of the research show that the hospitality industry will continue to lose skills to other countries mainly because of low salaries, better working conditions in other countries, the unfavorable economic environment in Zimbabwe and the need by students to gain international exposure. TVET institutions in Zimbabwe have a great role to play in replacing lost skills therefore financial challenges, equipment
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