Category Archives: Hawassa TVET Ploytechnic College

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Hawassa Polytechnic College Begins Construction of USD11.8 million Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Textile Technology

By Biruk Kassahun Hawassa Polytechnic College in Ethiopia has begun the construction of USD11.8 million Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Garment and Textile Technology following the official launch of the project. The Hawassa City Administration granted six hectares of land to the college for the construction of the Regional Flagship TVET Institute. The construction project […]

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Hawassa Polytechnic College facilitates Capacity Building on Environmental and Social Safeguards 

By Biruk Kassahun   Prior to any construction intervention, the EASTRIP Environmental and Social Safeguarding Management Framework (ESMF) recommends a capacity building and training program for all the environmental and social safeguards focal points at the Regional Flagship TVET Institute (RFTI) level and other key stakeholders involved directly in the implementation of the project.   Now, Hawassa […]

Hawassa Polytechnic College signs partnership agreement with Kisumu Polytechnic College to facilitate regional exchange of students and staff
Hawassa Polytechnic College in Ethiopia and Kisumu Polytechnic College in Kenya sign cooperation agreement to facilitate regional exchange of students and staff

By Biruk Kassahun Hawassa Polytechnic College (HPTC) in Ethiopia and The Kisumu National Polytechnic (TKNP) in Kenya have signed cooperation agreement to facilitate regional exchange of student and staff under Textile and Garment priority areas. The two parties also held discussions on how to facilitate staff and student exchange, develop bilaterally agreed programmes and share […]

Females with disabilities after being in short term courses by Hawassa Polytechnic Staff
Hawassa Polytechnic college supports disabled females to access TVET Programs

By Biruk Kassahun According to WHO, there are an estimated 15 million persons with disabilities in Ethiopia, representing 17.6 per cent of the population. For many, the inaccessibility of built environments is a major obstacle to participating actively in society. In the country, promoting more inclusive societies and employment opportunities for people with disabilities requires […]

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Hawassa Polytechnic College accredited to Provide Short-term training programs

By Biruk Kassahun Sidama Regional State TVET, Science and Technology Bureau has accredited Hawassa Polytechnic College to provide short-term training in ten priority areas in textile and garment sector. The Bureau assigns experts and reviewed all necessary documents and procedures in placed during the development of demand-driven programs by the college. Initially, the college established […]

Hawassa Polytechnic College Organizes Different Capacity Building Trainings

Capacity building is the process by which individuals and organizations obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment, and other resources needed to do their jobs competently. It allows individuals and organizations to perform at a greater capacity. Capacity development starts from the principle that people are best empowered to realize their full potential when the […]

Hawassa Polytechnic College to support seven TVET colleges in skills training

By Biruk Kassahun Hawassa Polytechnic College in Ethiopia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with seven cluster Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges, which involves in the production of skilled and competent labour force in the field of garment technology. These collages are Hawassa Tegbar’ed, Tulla, Yirgalem, Arbeguna, Aletawondo, Daye and Dilla TVET colleges. […]

Hawassa Polytechnic College hosts Community Sensitization on Environment and Social Safeguard Issues

Hawassa Polytechnic College has already secured three hectares of land from the city administration and hired consultant to the design and supervision for the construction of regional flagship institute. Hence the college hosted a sensitization meeting aimed at creating community awareness on the construction of proposed flagship TVET institute and exploring possibilities of undertaking necessary […]

Hawassa Polytechnic College conducts capacity building for its trainers

As part of EASTRIP capacity building program, Hawassa Polytechnic College organized a two-weeks training workshop on Computer Aided Pattern Making (CAD). The training was conducted, from 24th September to 14th October 2020,  in partnership with Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (ETIDI), one of the leading training institutes in textile and garment technology, at their training […]