This Community of Practice (CoP) serves a knowledge generation and exchange platform on the topics of digital content development and the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in skills development. It comprises of an interdisciplinary group of members with a broad variety of backgrounds in the fields of instructional design, media and technology for learning, employability and entrepreneurial skills. Their expertise is built on ongoing practical work on the ground and engagement with the end beneficiaries of the intervention: the youth.
This CoP curates OER for Employability and Entrepreneurial Skills Training and generates a common curriculum to prepare graduates with work-ready skills. Its results will feed into the continental dialogue and exchange on these topics.
This is a joint initiative of AUDA-NEPAD and the Commonwealth Association of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA-ATUPA).
Youth Employability Skills Training in Africa (YESTA) Course
This four-module course contains open educational resources (OER) which evolve around the topic of Youth Employability Skills. It was developed in cooperation between the African Union Commission (AUC) and AUDA-NEPAD through the SIFA programme and the Association of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa (ATUPA). Start the self-paced course now on atingi: YESTA (atingi.org)
This course is for you if you are an ambitious learner looking to dive deeper into Communication, Initiative & Enterprise Skills, ICT, and Functional Skills. It can also be a source for teachers, lecturers, and trainers in vocational skills and youth entrepreneurship programs who want to use it to facilitate learning and skills development on various employability skills.