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The TVET continental strategy is meant to be an action guide that should be quickly owned in order to develop each line of the strategy to build the TVET national, regional and continental system.


This TVET continental strategy provides a comprehensive framework for the design and development of national policies and strategies to address the challenges of education and technical and vocational training to support economic development and the creation of national wealth and contribute to poverty reduction. The strategy looks at the cross-cutting issues of employability, relevance, collaboration between training institutions and employers, the accreditation of training structures (informal, non-formal and informal sectors), evaluation and certification, quality assurance, and portability of TVET qualifications within national borders. In this regard, it is necessary for each country to formulate a national TVET policy and establish a national training coordination structure and its implementation bodies that will be able to manage the TVET policy and entire system.


TVET national policies and strategies must not only be based on related international best practices, but should also be firmly rooted in indigenous knowledge and learning systems that reflect cultural practices and local values, technological preferences, the challenges of globalization and national development priorities.


Many developed countries drawing lessons from their counterparts have built the success of their economic development on the quality of their TVET and its links with the productive sector. These approaches should always guide that of African countries and be a source of inspiration.


The strategy argues that the development of higher level skills is necessary for the adaptation of technology and innovation, transformation of national production systems, and industrialization of the economy.


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