The Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institution established as a Professional Centre from January 2015 under the Tertiary Education Act (TEA) 2011. SIT operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Education.
Founded in 2006, SIT offers training in the following modes: full time campus-based, worked based and apprenticeships. The types of training are geared towards learning for work as well as learning for further and higher level of studies.
SIT is that Professional Centre which leads learners to acquire practical skills, expertise and understanding necessary for employment in a particular occupation, trade or group of occupations. It works in partnership with its key stakeholders such as businesses and other trade organizations.
As its motto “Steps Towards Success” stipulates, learners at SIT are provided with the opportunity to progress in their training programme of choice with the possibility of moving from one level to another.
The SIT offers fulltime training at Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma represented as level 3, level 4 and level 5 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) Seychelles.
Advanced Diploma, i.e. level 6 on the NQF, is taught on part-time. Apprenticeship training is at the level of certificate (level 3 on the NQF)
29 August 2018UNESCO-UNEVOC conducts Management Capacity Development Training in Malawi
UNESCO-UNEVOC, in collaboration with the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA), conducted a capacity development programme for the Managers of TEVET Institutions in Malawi. This training was undertaken as part of the European Union-funded Malawi Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP). (more
15 July 2018The UNEVOC Network celebrates World Youth Skills Day
On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15 July), more than 30 UNEVOC Centres celebrated the importance of Skills for Youth, through conferences, workshop, skills exhibition and promotional campaigns. Discover our interactive map to learn more about those initiatives. (more
16 March 2018Madagascar introduces the Entrepreneurship Curricula
The UNEVOC Centre(INFor) has cooperated with many international organisations to introduce Entrepreneurship Curricula Program in Madagascar, according to the Competences-Based Approach. In addition to, implement Capacity building on training trainers. (more
1 June 2017SSACI’s workplace based experience
Recognizing the need for better quality TVET courses that are more relevant and more effective in enabling youth to find employment, SSACI established a workplace-based experience programme in 50 public TVET colleges in South Africa. (more
31 January 2017Young Africa
In Mozambique, youth unemployment is high and education programmes are often dependent on international aid. The umbrella organisation Young Africa sets up self-sustaining centres that efficiently prepare students to self-employment. (more
21 December 2016UNEVOC Workshop Dakar 2016
This joint workshop with PEFOP in Dakar had two main goals: Strengthening the UNEVOC Network in Francophone Africa (and particularly in the West African cluster) and discussing innovation in TVET. (more
12 December 2014New country reports in World TVET Database
New country reports have been published for Benin, Cambodia, Chad, Iraq, Latvia, Lithuania, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Qatar, South Africa, Uganda and USA. UNESCO-UNEVOC continues to expand the World TVET Database and more country reports will be available soon. (more
19 November 2014End of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
Green skills are a priority for aligning TVET with the post-2015 development agenda. UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Inter-Agency Working Group on Greening Skills and TVET ran a discussion on the Role of greening TVET on 11 November 2014 at the closing of the Decade on Education for Sustainable development in Nagoya, Japan. (more
20 May 2014Regional Workshop on Youth Transitions and Network Consolidation
This workshop, jointly organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Botswana Qualifications Authority, will provide regional and international expertise on school to work transitions by analyzing regional challenges, both in the formal and informal sector, and learning from promising regional approaches. (more
3 December 2013Regional Forum on Status of TVET in the SADC Region
Based on the findings of a regional study conducted by UNESCO on the Status of TVET in the SADC Region, representatives of the SADC Member States convened in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 25 to 29 November 2013 to discuss the progress of actions undertaken to reform their countries’ TVET systems since the assessment. (more
29 October 2013Conference on rural skills development through ICT
From 25 to 26 October 2013, INRULED in collaboration with UNESCO-UNEVOC, Chengdu Municipal Education Bureau, and Dujiangyan Municipal Government organized a conference on rural skills development through Information Communication Technologies (ICT). (more
12 August 2013Skills for inclusive and sustainable development in Botswana
From 27 July to 05 August 2013 and under the kind invitation of the Republic of Botswana, Mr Shyamal Majumdar, Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC, and Ms Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of the Division for Basic Learning and Skills Development at UNESCO, undertook an exploratory mission to Gaborone, Botswana. (more
10 July 2010
UNEVOC Assists CapEFA Implementation in Malawi (more
28 May 2010
4th African UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Summit (more
21 January 2009
UNEVOC Centre in Madagascar receives Award (more
26 June 2008
UNEVOC Centre publishes magazine to fight HIV/AIDS (more
22 June 2007
Mobile Training Team in Mauritius (more