Dire Dawa Polytechnic conducts short term training on advanced welding for non-project TVET Institutions’ tutors

Dire Dawa Polytechnic conducts short term training on advanced welding for non-project TVET Institutions’ tutors

By Mesay Tilahun

One of the objectives of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) is to provide outreach and support to non-project national TVET institutes to share the benefits of the Project.
The Project implementation Unit for the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) at Dire Dawa Polytechnic College in Ethiopia is supporting 11 non-project TVET institutes in the country.

According to the EASTRIP implementation, Regional Flagship TVET institutes (RFTIs) are expected to scale up their activities to support non-project TVET institutes through capacity building programmes. As a result, Dire Dawa Polytechnic College provided short term training for 19 tutors (2 females) from selected non-Project TVETs’ that have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with the College.

Tutors from Non-project TVET Institutes during short-term training in a training workshop at Dire Dawa Polytechnic College

The training was carried out for one month on advanced welding; Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG), Metal Active Gas (MAG) and Manual Metal Arc (MMA) welding. The training was been carried out under the supervision and monitoring of the EASTRIP Industry Liaison Specialists (Mr. Mohamedawol Teha) and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists (Mr. Mesay Tilahun).

In a related developed, Dire Dawa Polytechnic College held a workshop with 11 non- project national TVET institutes to sign a Memorandum of Understanding of with the TVET Institutes for experience and knowledge sharing with non-project national TVET institutes.
The teachers on industrial attachment shared their experiences gained during their stay in the industry for the non-project national TVET institutes.

The Writer is the EASTRIP Project Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

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