Fo­cus on skilling them early

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All school stu­dents will re­ceive vo­ca­tional

ed­u­ca­tion in at least one vo­ca­tion dur­ing Grades 9 to 12. They will re­ceive exposure to vo­ca­tions in more than one sec­tor dur­ing Grades 6 to 8

All col­leges will of­fer cer­tifi­cate, diploma

and de­gree cour­ses in vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion; they will also of­fer vo­ca­tional cour­ses that are in­te­grated into un­der­grad­u­ate ed­u­ca­tion pro­grammes

A na­tional com­mit­tee for the in­te­gra­tion of

vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion will be set up to en­sure that en­rol­ment in these cour­ses in­creases from 10 per cent to 50 per cent of to­tal en­rol­ment by 2025

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