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DIT develops Web-based Application for handling grievances in all EASTRIP Regional Flagship TVET Institutes

 By Godwin Bonge Muhwezi A group of undergraduate students of Computer Engineering at Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) in Tanzania have developed a web-based application for handling complaints and grievances that will be replicated in all 16 Regional Flagship TVET Institutes (RFTIs) in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. The initiative is supported by the […]

Mainstreaming disability in training students of building and construction technology students

By Ruth Naito According to the 2019 Kenyan population census, it is estimated that 2.2% accounts for the total population of people living with disabilities.  The Meru National Polytechnic is focused to producing dependable Building and Construction Technology Technicians who include Architects, Designers, Plumbers, Masons, and other technicians. The polytechnic through its disability mainstreaming committee […]

A Few Sparks Can Light a Prairie Fire: EASTRP Contributes to Regional Integration and Excellence in TVET

By Xiaoyan Liang, Kaboko Nkahiga, Kirill Vasiliev, Annet Kiura, Biruk Gabreyohannes, and Innocent Mulindwa Countries in East Africa, led by Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania, have taken a big step towards regional cooperation in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).  On 24th, May, 2022, education leaders from the three countries signed a communique in Addis […]

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Experts meet to validate the East African Qualifications Framework for TVET 

By Godwin Bonge Muhwezi  Members of the technical working group on harmonization of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) qualifications met in Dar es  Salaam to validate the draft East African Qualifications Framework for TVET. The draft was developed after wide consultations with various TVET stakeholders in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania funded by the […]

Harmonisation of Technical and Vocational qualifications will improve movement of skilled labour in East Africa

Godwin Bonge Muhwezi Countries in East Africa have commissioned major infrastructure development projects, including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor, the Norther Corridor Infrastructure Development Projects, Standard Guage Railway Projects, the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam, among others. With substantial investments running into billions of dollars, these projects present […]