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Thematic Areas: Inclusion and Youth | Digital Transformation | Private Sector Engagement | SDGs and Greening TVET
Our Key Programmes & Projects: BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | Building TVET resilience | TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: COVID-19 response | i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums | Virtual Conferences | YEM Knowledge Portal

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Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Innovative and Promising Practices | Toolkits for TVET Providers | Entrepreneurial Learning Guide
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Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development

UNEVOC Centre since 2005





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Major area of activity:

  • Direct and lead the development of long and short-term plans of Teacher Education and TVET ih tandem with the Ministry’s Strategic Plan.
  • Plan and prepare programmes on human and capital development in Teacher Education and TVET.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of programmes in Teacher Education and TVET
  • Maintain high quality standards in teaching and learning programmes in tertiary colleges
Principal Activities of the Ministry are to produce competent high level manpower through an effective quality higher and tertiary education and training system whose products are agents of development, social transformation and competitiveness in Zimbabwe and abroad.

The Department of Technical and Vocational Education formulates and disseminates policies that influence the establishment of an efficient national TVET System. It establishes major activities of institutions and consults stakeholders to meet national goals. It conducts surveys and skills audits in order to advise institutions on the country´s manpower needs. It is responsible for maintaining a responsive information system on TVET programmes implemented by the ministry.

The TVET Dept assists TVET institutions in designing and maintaining local infromation systems for their purposes, head office and stakeholders such as industry and commerce. The Dept also evaluates and determines the impact of TVET policies and programmes in relation to industry and commerce.

UNEVOC Centre Coordinator
Christopher Mudzingwa
Principal Manpower Planning and Development Officer

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Johnsai Tandi Dewah
Acting Principal Director Academic Affairs



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