Basic Skills Project
sector: Education | country: Cambodia | region: Greater Mekong Subregion
Much of the project’s success can be attributed to good leadership at various levels of the organization: Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DTVET), formal technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, provincial training centers (PTCs), Human Resources Development of the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Health (MOH), National Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Technical School of Medical Care (TSMC), regional training centers (RTCs), and Project Implementation Unit (PIUs). Differences in physical appearances of the institutions, enthusiasm, andquantity and quality of outputs can be traced to the effectiveness of leadership. Some notable traits of effective leadership are: (i) a clear vision of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) subsectors, manifested by development of long-term plans, (ii) openness to new ideas, (iii) willingness to take risks, perseverance in going around bureaucratic rules in order to get achieve results, (iv) concern and care for the staff, providing the training and logistical support to enable to perform better, and (v) giving constant recognition for good performer through verbal appreciation or financialincentives.