Strengthening of the Workforce Development Authority (WDA) and support to the establishment of an integrated TVET system in Rwanda
Background of the project
The project is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the NUFFIC Netherlands Initiative for Capacity development in Higher Education (NICHE) programme, and is implemented through a partnership between the Workforce Development Authority and BMB Mott MacDonald.
The first phase of the project was carried out between June 2010 and June 2012. The second phase started July 2012 and runs until October 2017, after a one-year budget neutral extension was approved.
An efficient and effective system to respond to the needs of Rwanda under the supervision of a strengthened WDA, that enhances the competitiveness of the economy and contributes to gender equality and poverty reduction
1. To strengthen the organisation and management capacity of WDA/IPRC’s
2. To establish a sustainable training of trainers system at the A1 (post-secondary) level of TVET
3. To establish a National Qualification Framework for the whole TVET offer, piloted in three occupational areas (construction, hospitality and tourism, and agriculture) at the A1 level