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Kyambogo University, Center for Vocational Pedagogy and Lifelong Learning
(KYU)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1995

Kyambogo University is a relatively new University created with the main aim of promoting and advancing knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education and such other fields having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society.

THE FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES

In pursuance of the mission of the university of advancing and promoting knowledge and development of skills in science, technology and education and in such other fields having regard to quality, equity, progress and transformation of society, the Faculty of Vocational Studies is guided by a number of strategic goals which include to:

1) provide programmes in Vocational disciplines relevant to societal needs;

2) increase technological awareness and innovations;

3) enhance transfer of technology to individuals and the community;

4) produce sufficient numbers of teachers and other personnel in vocational disciplines;

5) conduct research and publish in areas of vocational studies; and,

6) enhance research and application of vocational pedagogy.

Accordingly, as the demand for vocational courses increases, the Faculty has positioned itself to confront the challenges head through specifically developing academic programmes in vocational studies, promoting technological awareness and innovations for transfer to individuals and the community for development, training teachers of vocational subjects for schools and colleges, cultivating diligence and respect for work and the spirit of education for work in all occupations; and conducting research and publishing especially in the area of agriculture, human nutrition and dietetics, home Economics, art and design among others. Currently, the faculty is offering 19 programmes at certificates, diploma, bachelors and graduate levels. In fact, the faculty boosts of well qualified staff in diverse areas as exemplified by the number of Associate Professors.

CENTER FOR VOCATIONAL STUDIES & LIFELONG LEARNING (CeVoSLL)

MASTERS IN VOCATIONAL PEDAGOGY

A UNEVOC Center

The CeVoSLL is established on the following grounds;

Professional and vocational education known as VET (vocational education and training) covering both the technical and vocational education. Take place at vocational schools in collaboration with social partners. Vocational teacher training are included as well.

Learning / training in the workplace, focusing on how individuals learn and how individuals learning are facilitated in the world of work. Various mentoring, vocational training in companies and apprenticeships are central themes.

Lifelong learning is about educational, organizational and institutional arrangements for learning throughout life and in all life´s various contexts where among others validation of prior learning are central. (validation of prior learning competence acquired in the world of work for example). Under the label life learning, we can include adult learning as well.


Mission

Kyambogo University’s mission is To be a Centre of Academic and Professional Excellence.

Vision: To advance and promote knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education, and in such other fields having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society.



Objectives

The Center for Vocational Studies and Life Long Learning aims to;

- To conduct research in vocational education and Training and Lifelong learning

- To conduct research in in Vocational Teacher Education and Trainers in work related learning

- Conduct action and developmental research work in VET

- To publish and disseminate research findings


Regular tasks

- conduct training programmes for teachers and practitioners in VET

- Conduct seminars and workshops focusing on VET and work related learning

- Organise symposiums, forums and conferences with focus in VET


Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary 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
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary 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 contribute
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

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
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Kyambogo University, Center for Vocational Pedagogy and Lifelong Learning (KYU)
Plot 3 Spring Rd Kyambogo University
Ug-102 Kampala
Nakawa
Uganda

http://www.kyu.ac.ug/

local time now: ~14:38 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Assoc. Prof Habib Kato
Associate Professor
Center for Vocational Studies and Life Long Learning



UNEVOC Coordinator
Christopher Serwaniko
Lecturer
Vocational Pedagogy

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Tel. *****
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News

18 May 2016
UNEVOC Centre to host vocational pedagogy symposium
Kyambogo University, in partnership with Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, will organize the second vocational pedagogy symposium, with as theme strengthening collaboration with the world of work in vocational education and training
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