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Financing Green skills: developing skills whilst creating environmental protection buffer zones
Posted on 27 April, 2018 12:46


By Clive Mutame Siachiyako – [BMC, MSc]
Green skills are valuable in meeting sustainable development goals (SDGs). Green skills enable citizens to come up with products and services that are eco-friendly. Part of the Skills Development Fund is invested towards the development of various green skills in TEVET institutions. Among the institutions that were funded in green skills included St. Mawagali (formerly Choma Trades Training Institute), Mwekera Forest College, Samfya, Chisangwa and Mufumbwe Youth Resource Centres. St. Mawagali was funded in renewable energy.

The trainer in renewable energy, Ebenezar Lyambai said renewable knowledge and skills were valuable ...
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Curriculum
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Posted on 10 November, 2017 13:0


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Technical education and vocational training (TEVT) plays a key role in any country’s economic growth. Graduates from this sector are the basic economic drivers in that they provide the required basic skills in all sectors of the economy, and these skills must be relevant and be able to meet the local labour market demands. Full employability of skills by industry requires that training programmes should match with skills or competence demands and this has a basis on the type of curriculum used in training personnel.
For some time now, there has been an outcry from industry that curriculum was not meeting the requirements of industry and TEVETA, through its Curriculu ...
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What Is Accreditation?
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Posted on 10 November, 2017 12:57


What Is Accreditation ?
A Quality Assurance process under which services and operations of an educational institutions or program are evaluated by an external body to determine if set standards are being met.

Introduction

The TEVET (amendment) Act No. 11 of 2005 provides for accreditation and registration of Assessors, Examiners and Trainers
Definitions
An Assessor is a person accredited by TEVETA to carry out assessment of trainee performance against standards
An Examiner is a person accredited by TEVETA to prepare or administer local or foreign examinations accredited by TEVETA
A Trainer is a person accredited by TEVETA to carry out training against standards of ...
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Infrastructure development inclusivity valuable in individual, national achievement
Development
Posted on 9 November, 2017 15:7


African Development Bank (ADB) Resident Representative, Damoni Kitabire said inclusiveness in infrastructure development is vital in achieving individual, national, and global benefits expected from increased employment, particularly for the youth. And former Minister of General Education Dr. John Phiri said meeting sustainable development goals (SDGs) could be largely achieved by skills development being on the fore to help stakeholders work together in mapping SDGs targets and apt skills to achieve them. In a key note speech towards the 2016 World Youth Skills Day Commemoration themed “Skills for Inclusive Sustainable Development,” Mr. Kitabire added that ADB rec ...
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President Lungu underscores human capital development, industrialisation
Development
Posted on 9 November, 2017 14:47


President Edgar Lungu says human capital development is vital for Zambia’s lasting progress in national development, youth empowerment, equity, infrastructure development, poverty reduction and related national socio-economic goals. The President has since pledged government’s continued focus on skills development, science, technology and innovation to address human capital development to hasten industrialization.

Speaking during the official opening of the First Session of the Twelfth National Assembly, President Lungu added: “in the area of skills development, government will continue to invest in technical and vocational skills that promote self- employment, p ...
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