Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada


Education and Training for Productivity: College of Arts Sciences and Technology (CAST)

Jamaica | Caribbean, North America

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) worked with the College of Arts Sciences and Technology (CAST) in Jamaica to increase employment and income by training students and supporting start-up or existing small and medium enterprises (SMEs). CICan assisted CAST to deliver practical technical and entrepreneurial skills training to students and graduates that will enable them become productively employed in SMEs. Also, CICan helped to strengthen CAST’s capacity to provide relevant formal and non-formal education and training targeted at the hospitality and tourism industry.

Start Date:

April 1, 1992

End Date:

March 31, 1996



Increase economic growth in Jamaica by stimulating small and medium enterprise development through training

Funded By

Canadian International Development Agency

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