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Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority
(TVETA)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2017

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation established under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Act No. 29 of 2013. The Authority is mandated to regulate and Coordinate TVET in Kenya and promote access, equity, quality and relevance in TVET by inspecting, registering, accrediting and licensing TVET institutions, trainers and programs.


Mission

To develop a TVET system that meets the needs of stakeholders and National aspirations


Objectives

  • Regulate training in TVET institutions by accrediting and inspecting programmes and courses
  • Prescribe the minimum criteria for admission to training institutions and programmes in order to promote access, equity and gender parity.
  • Liaise with the national and county governments and the public and the private sector on matters relating to training;
  • Ensure maintenance of standards, quality and relevance in all aspects of training, including training by or through open, distance and electronic learning;
  • Approve introduction of new training programmes and review existing programmes in TVET institutions

Regular tasks

  • Assessment of TVET institutions for registration and licensing of courses in Kenya
  • Maintaining database of TVET institutions operating in Kenya, their enrollment and staffing
  • Quality assurance of TVET institutions
  • Collection, analysis and publication of information on Kenyan TVET training
  • Developing standards for TVET training in Kenya
  • Approving new training programs and reviewing existing programs in Kenyan TVET system

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
  Secondary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
  Secondary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Migration     Not interested
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
 
Highly interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)
Utalii House, 8th Floor, Utalii Street
P. O. Box 35625
00100 Nairobi
Kenya
Kenya

http://www.tveta.go.ke

local time now: ~16:30 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr Kipkirui Langat
Director General
TVET Authority



UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr William Osawa
Deputy Director
Research and Development

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page date 2020-01-24



 

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