Technical and vocational colleges in East Africa record fourfold increase in student enrolment

Students during a practical session at Arusha Technical College

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges in East Africa supported by the World Bank-funded East African Skills for Transformation Project (EASTRIP) have recorded more than fourfold increase in student enrolment, according to the mid-term evaluation report of the project. The report undertaken to review the project performance at its mid-term, revealed that the … Read more

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EASTRIP – East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project

Dr Joseph Cosam from EASTRIP speaking in front of audience

The East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) is a five-year project funded by the World Bank and the Governments of Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania to increase access and improve quality of TVET programs offered by the selected Regional Flagship Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutes (RFTIs). The TVET Journal spoke … Read more

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Dual training in practice, welding skills in Kenya

welding students in full welding protection in front of building

This article will focus on the programs provided in partnership with Tullow Oil, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Foundation, and The Government of Kenya through the LAPPSET Corridor Project, International Labour Organisation (PROSPECTS), Kenya Association of Manufacturers and the County Governments of Turkana and Garissa County. This article is a guest post submitted by Mariam Jebet … Read more

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TVET definition: the TVET meaning and what it stands for

TVET definition: TVET stands for Technical and Vocational Education and Training. Let’s dissect the meaning of each word from the accronym TVET: Technical refers to: subject matters that are technical in nature, relating to hardware and software, including trouble shooting practises and engineering processes. Vocational relates to: an occupation or an employment, often referring to … Read more

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