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Harmonised TVET Qualifications to Foster Regional Integration through Increased Mobility of Students and Staff

Stakeholders in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13th to 14th May 2024 for a regional sensitisation and dissemination workshop on the recently Adopted Regional Policy Frameworks for harmonisation of TVET qualification among the three countries. The Regional Policy Frameworks, which include the […]

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IUCEA Launches GRM System for Monitoring and Reporting Grievances

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the Regional Facilitation Unit (RFU) for East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP), launched of a new Grievance Redress Management (GRM) system. The GRM System developed in partnership with the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) is designed for monitoring and reporting of grievances […]

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Arusha Technical College Unveils Groundbreaking AI X-Ray Machine to Improve diagnosis and treatment of medical ailments

Arusha Technical College held the Research, Innovation, and Career Guidance Week from 20th to 25th May 2024 to showcase and promote research and innovation from students and staff. One of the standout innovations showcased was a revolutionary AI X-ray machine from the Electrical Engineering department. The AI X-ray machine displays diagnostic images and utilizes advanced […]

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KIHBT Develops Innovative Highway Engineering Programs to Bridge Skills Gap in Infrastructure Sector

Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) specializes in capacity building for the infrastructure sector, with a focus on the roads subsector and TVET training programs. Since its inception, the institute has developed programs aimed at enhancing the quality of training and fostering regional integration. Through the EASTRIP Project, KIHBT has developed 14 programs […]

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Hawassa Polytechnic College Advances Toward Becoming a Textile and Garment Technology Centre of Excellence

Hawassa Polytechnic College is currently working to establish itself as a centre of excellence in Textile and Garment Technology, as part of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP). The project seeks to increase access to Technical and Vocational Education and Training) programmes that are aligned with market demands. To support […]

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TVET Students at Meru National Polytechnic Invent Robot to Automate Dairy Cattle Feeding

Students at Meru National Polytechnic’s Electrical Department have developed a robot that is poised to improve the way dairy farming is practiced in Kenya, making it more efficient and sustainable. The robot automates the process of feeding cows in sheds by delivering fresh grass at programmed intervals. This not only reduces the labour required for […]

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General Wingate Polytechnic College Leads the Way in Green TVET Initiatives

General Wingate Polytechnic College has taken steps towards creating a more environmentally friendly campus through its green TVET initiatives. The College is focusing on activities such as tree planting and landscaping with grass to enhance the beauty of its surroundings and advance a culture of sustainability among its community. The college’s efforts to greening its […]

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Meru National Polytechnic to enhance TVET Training with Online Campus and Multimedia Studio

The Meru National Polytechnic has introduced an Online Campus, named the Open Distance and eLearning Centre (ODeL Centre), that allows students to enrol in online courses and complete assessments remotely, offering flexibility to learners across the East Africa region. This initiative, supported by the East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) with […]

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Hawassa Polytechnic College’s Fashion Show Displays Creativity and Innovation in Garment Design

A display of creativity and talent took center stage at Hawassa Polytechnic College’s recent fashion show. The event, held on the college campus, featured an array of traditional and modern designs curated by trainees in the Fashion Design program. It featured invited guests from Hawassa University, the Regional Bureau, industry representatives, and the college community. […]