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Technical University of Mombasa
(TUM)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 2017

Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) has passed through three transitional levels to become what it is now. The various phases it has undergone so far reflect the GOK’s concerted efforts in promoting technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurship education and training in line with the dynamic technological and industrial growth in Kenya and in Africa.

Started as Mombasa Institute of Muslim Education (MIOME) in 1948 – to provide adequate technical education on Muslim students of East Africa.

Admitted students in 1951 and with emphasis on Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Seamanship and Navigation, and Woodwork. 1966 MIOME become Mombasa Technical Institute (MTI) and started to admit all Kenyans regardless of religion or race. In 1976, it became the 2nd National Polytechnic and developed more market – driven courses

On 23th August 2008, it became MPUC through legal notice no. 160, in an effort to increase access to university education. On 30th January 2013 became Technical University of Mombasa (TUM). TUM has continued to offer TVET programmes because of its status as technical university.



Mission

Vision: To be a university of global excellence in advancing knowledge, science and technology

Mission: To provide leadership and outstanding programmes by engaging in scholarly reflection, cultivating critical thinking and advancing creative problem-solving skills in the fields of engineering, the sciences, business and related areas that benefit society.



Objectives

Some of TUM objectives are:

- To develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular the fostering of corporate social responsibility

- To programmes, products, and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice;

- To facilitate the development and provision of appropriate and accessible academic and other programmes;

- To play a leading role in the development and expansion of opportunities for technological education and training;

- To provide for the development of technical and vocational education and training and related activities within the institution and the wider society;

- To provide a multi-level system of education and training that is relevant to the needs of the community covering a wide range of fields and levels with provision for recognition of prior learning and flexibility of transition between educational levels.

- To promote education in engineering, science, and technology within the University and society;

- To promote high quality educational, research and other facilities;

- To confer degrees, diplomas, certificates or any other awards in accordance with the Senate



Regular tasks

- To provide education to students and other members of society

- To perform research in a variety of areas that are beneficial to society

- To foster the general welfare of staff and students;

- To provide opportunities for development and training for staff of the University

- To foster linkages between the University and Industry



Focus and interest

Work area

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

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Private sector
 
  Secondary 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 lead
   
Migration
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
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 contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
  Moderately interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
  Moderately 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
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Technical University of Mombasa (TUM)
Tom Mboya Street, Tudor
P.O. Box 90420
80100 Mombasa
Kenya

http://www.tum.ac.ke

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Professor Laila Uweso Abubakar
Vice Chancellor



UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr. Lawrence Mukhongo Manyonge
Director TVET Programmes

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News

15 July 2018
The 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.
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