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.
It is in this regard that SIFA is implementing the Community of Practice (CoP) on RPL in Africa. The platform brings together RPL practitioners including, policy makers, curriculum developers, assessors, examination bodies, regulatory officials, trainers, development partners within the skills development landscape within the African Union member states and RPL practitioners outside the African continent for learning and benchmarking purposes. [Read more]