The Ministry of Labour and Social Security in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) Programme has supported the strengthening of Zambia’s Labour Market Information (LMI) and Skills Anticipation System.
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the African Union Commission (AUC) are implementing the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Union. SIFA aims at establishing continental structures for private sector involvement in skills development and skills anticipation. The initiative aims at promoting cooperation and partnerships between companies and training institutions to ensure incorporation of demand driven skills in the training.
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), through the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA), is pleased to invite you to our
3rd Webinar on Practical Apprenticeship Tools in Africa
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 digital skills for students and staff), nine strategic objectives, and fourteen measures.
The two pillars are:
TVET Country profiles for 55 Member States will be collated and published on the African Skills Portal for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (ASPYEE). A single source overview of the TVET governance, strategies, implementation modalities for all African Countries does not exist, therefore ASPYEE will be the first to provide this vital information. There are several challenges related to data availability and collection that have resulted in inconsistent and outdated information pertaining to several African countries.
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.