Based on the high attendance and active participation at a recent webinar on practical apprenticeship tools in Africa, this is an area that warrants a lot more deliberation – not least for its potential to increase the employability prospects of young people and the productivity and profits of businesses, which together will drive growth across the continent.
Over the past few months, AUDA-NEPAD through the Skills Initiative for Africa supported by GIZ and our consulting team GFA-FAKT have been working on an assessment of the Creative Industry as a driver for Jobs in Nigeria, a deep dive from the world bank report : Orange Economy a driver of jobs for youths. We have embarked on this journey and have some tools and content to share with you all.
Changing negative perceptions of TVET required the key ingredients of creativity and flexibility in a campaign in Botswana to make vocational training “cool”. This was the theme of a national communication campaign begun in 2019 and funded by the European Union. The project was implemented by Young Africa Botswana, a local NGO.
Are you an organisation that excels in driving good practices on youth skills development and employment promotion on the African continent?
If yes, then the African Union Commission and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) invites you to enter this exciting competition to find, celebrate, and grow the number of good practices across all African countries.
Webinar on Driving Gender Transformative Approaches for Africa: Strategies to empower women and girls through TVET
The African Union and AUDA NEPAD, through Skills Initiative for Africa and GAN Global are hosting a webinar on driving gender-transformative approaches for Africa: Strategies to empower women in the world of work through vocational education training on 28 July 2022 at 11:00 (CAT).
We have the pleasure to invite you to the Learning Programme “Skills, qualifications and frameworks for mutual trust in a changing world" organised in hybrid format by ACQF - African Continental Qualifications Framework development Project.
Dates: 5 to 9 September 2022. Daily: 08.15 to 14.15 GMT
This handbook offers concrete examples of the use of learning outcomes and provides an overview of existing guidance and research material supporting the definition and writing of learning outcomes. The revised handbook also aims to promote dialogue between education and training and labour market stakeholders, by building on material from different parts of the education and training system and bridging the gap between institutions and sectors.
The African Union Digital Education Strategy and Implementation Plan, which covers the period 2023-2028, establishes a framework for engagement and acceleration of adoption of digital technologies in alignment with the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA). The Strategy proposes two pillars (digital technology for education and digital literacy and skills for students and staff), nine strategic objectives, and fourteen measures.
The two pillars are: