The Council hosted a workshop on “Best Practices for Writing Learning Outcomes for the National Qualifications Framework”, held on June 1 – 2, 2016 at Almond Bay Caterers, Hastings, Christ Church. This forum was aimed at tertiary education and training providers in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector and attracted twenty (29) participants who are involved in curriculum design and development.
The facilitator was Dr. Sylvia Henry, Instructional Development Specialist, Instructional Development Specialist, The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus. Dr Henry provided interactive and practical activities which helped the participants grasp the concepts of writing effective learning outcomes.
Based on the feedback of the participants, the workshop was deemed excellent and the objectives and their expectations were met. The participants reported that the knowledge gained from the workshop will be immediate put to good use at their respective institutions to better prepare them for the implementation of the NQF and generally for writing effective learning outcomes in the development of curricula.