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e-Learning and training – the art of hospitality

In collaboration with Mainporter Vocational Online College of Hospitality, the Kambaku Hospitality College (KHC) developed an apprenticeship qualification for non-managerial staff. The qualification is based on e-Learning through customized software ...

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Digitalization and partnership with industry

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic led to the Kenya School of TVET (KSTVET) becoming a leader in online TVET training. With support from stakeholders and partners, KSTVET created Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) satellite centres across Kenya aime ...

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Green training for the hospitality sector

Fifty Shades Greener is a leading educational company for sustainable development. The Fifty Shades Greener hospitality programme became a state-funded project through TVET organizations in Ireland in 2020, with over 270 hotel employees pursuing fund ...

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Institutional Performance Framework and Management

Higher Colleges of Technology’s Performance Framework and its Management System were combined to create an innovative digitalized managerial practice which boosts competitiveness and overall organizational performance. Through its experience o ...

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Inclusion of young women in TVET and the labour market

This initiative was a pilot project which focused on attracting young women to TVET and facilitating their entry into the labour market through creating awareness and capacity building for selected members of the Arusha Technical College management t ...

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PSET CLOUD creates a digital environment that strengthens, integrates, coordinates, improves efficiency and solves challenges in the governance and management of the post-school education and training system in South Africa to enable citizens to make ...

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“Smart Class” for more effective teaching and learning

“Smart Class” makes use of adequate technology to improve the teaching and learning experience and to reach set objectives in TVET. This initiative is based on resourcefulness to provide a better teaching and learning environment at Cayon High ...

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Huawei ICT Academy at ZSL

Zespol Szkol Lacznosci (ZSL) partnered with Huawei to open an academy, which brings the latest technology to the school setting and provides more effective learning experiences to students. Through this partnership, the academy delivers Huawei ICT ...

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Centres of Excellence between SENATI and Industry

The Centres of Excellence alliances between SENATI and companies were born as a proactive response to a specific requirement coming from industry. Since then, the relationship between SENATI and industry has improved and has even resulted in the deve ...

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Yaba Green Challenge

The Yaba Green Challenge initiative provided an opportunity for industry and academia to come together and share knowledge and best practices on circular economy, waste to wealth initiatives, entrepreneurship opportunities, sustainable consumption, a ...

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INNOVATEC – National session of innovation and technology

INNOVATEC is a national event focused on technical education to foster the creative talent, innovation and learning of students and teachers from all over Nicaragua.The initiative aligns with the national plan to combat poverty and increase human dev ...

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Skills for a resilient workforce programme

The government-sponsored skills for a resilient workforce programme supports industry in addressing the sudden demand for technical employees following the departure of many foreign workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The programme aims to train 2, ...

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Entrepreneurial mentorship programme for TVET students

In recent years, the Kenyan government, together with several financial institutions, introduced easily accessible funding opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs. Embu College of Professional Studies offers a wide range of technical courses, and ...

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Assessment of prior learning programme for vulnerable youth

This initiative targeted unemployed and underemployed young men and women, between the ages of 16 and 35 in rural communities, throughout the tri-island state of Grenada. The objectives were to: * Recognize the skillsets of youth through the accr ...

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The TVET Industry Centre

An adaptable, highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce is needed to meet the competitive challenges of an increasingly global economy. Therefore, the Ministry of Education in China has developed TVET policies encouraging institutions to deliver out ...

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Institutional policy for diversity and inclusion

In 2021, INACAP developed its Diversity and Inclusion Policy through a participative process that involved the entire educational community, along with an Action Plan for its implementation. In addition, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee was esta ...

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Strengthening institutional capacities for innovation, entrepreneurship and technology transfer

This initiative is an applied training programme in innovation and entrepreneurship. The programme is implemented together with Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and geared towards INACAP faculty who develop innovative solutions to in ...

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Portal Todo TP

The main goal of Portal Todo TP is to aid the transition of students from high school to higher education, through diverse resources available free of charge and open to the educational community. The web portal is useful for students, teachers, ...

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Hack TUES is a three-day hackathon in Bulgaria that is organized by students for students. From fundraising, through to public relations campaigns and creating the event’s website, everything is done by students under the guidance of the TUES Alumn ...

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TVET Academy for teachers and trainers

The Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) strives to be a community that pursues excellence in teacher training, continuous professional development (CPD), and academic research and development. The Institute took the decision to establish a ...

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Blended learning in TVET courses

TVET institutions need to keep pace with the changing needs of society to remain relevant and valuable to people, the economy and society. Adopting blended learning into the teaching and learning process is one way of doing so. The management of ...

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Training and certification of knowledge and skills in energy saving in the field of construction

Submitted by the Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME GSEVEE), Greece
The main aim of the IME GSEVEE initiative titled ‘Training and certification of knowledge and skills in energy saving in selected construction sector professions’ was to train 1,500 construction industry professionals in energy saving techniques. ...

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FOCI Skills Academy

Submitted by the Federation of Construction Industry, Nigeria
The Nigerian Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) established the FOCI Skills Academy (FSA) in 2020 to provide hands-on training in construction skills to young people. FSA offers competency-based dual vocational and technical training to stren ...

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Munera 3

Submitted by Šolski Center Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Munera 3 was a national initiative of the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and part of the Slovenian national plan for adult education. It aimed to introduce a culture of lifelong learning in Slovenia, to increase the involvement of ...

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Bridging the social gap through TVET

Youth unemployment is a huge problem in Africa that demands a bold solution. Young Africa aims to tackle this problem by training as many young people as possible. Young Africa is a confederation of independently and locally registered affiliated ...

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