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Improving Skills Training For Employment Program (ISTEP)

Tanzania, United Republic of | Africa

Project Description

The Improving Skills Training For Employment Program (ISTEP) is focused on strengthening skills development in Tanzania. Working in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST), lead regulatory bodies and Tanzanian employer associations, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is establishing connections between Canadian institutions with Tanzanian technical and vocational institutions to develop demand-driven and competency-based programs. CICan is assisting Tanzanian technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions to deliver effective skills training programs. ISTEP is expected to result in 1,200 Tanzanian youth provided with the right skill sets to find employment in the extractives and tourism sectors, or to create their own employment.

Start Date:

April 1, 2014

End Date:

September 30, 2020

Objectives

Ultimate

Increased gainful employment, including self-employment, of male and female graduates from skills for employment programs

Intermediate

(i) Improved coordination and promotion of relevant gender and environmentally-sensitive skills for employment programs in Tanzania;

(ii) Enhanced management, design and delivery of demand-driven, gender and environmentally sensitive skills for employment programs in extractive and tourism sectors in targeted training institutions;

(iii) Increased availability of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduates with relevant and needed skills in the extractive and tourism sectors

Key Outcomes

(i) 381 leaders, administrators and instructors trained;

(ii) 26 long, short and pre-technology programs delivered;

(iii) 1,008 students enrolled in long, short and pre-technology programs;

(iv) 764 students graduated from short and pre-technology programs

Funded By

Global Affairs Canada

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanics Program (NVA Level 3) developed and approved
College Partner(s):
College of the Rockiess Camosun; Camosun College

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Instrumentation and Process Control and Automation Program (NVA Levels 1-3) developed
College Partner(s):
Cégep de l’Abitibi Témiscaminque

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Pipe Works, Oil & Gas Engineering Diploma Program (NTA Levels 4-6) developed, approved and being delivered
College Partner(s):
Camosun College

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Bachelor of Mining Engineering Program (NTA Levels 7-8) developed
College Partner(s):
Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland; College of the North Atlantic

Tourism

Results Achieved:
Tourism and Travel Operations Management Diploma Program (NTA Levels 4-6) developed
College Partner(s):
Nova Scotia Community College

TVET

Results Achieved:
Post-Graduate Diploma – Technical and Vocational Teacher Education Program developed
College Partner(s):
Bow Valley College; Nova Scotia Community College

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Truck/Heavy Duty Mechanics Program, Heavy Duty Plant Operation Program (NTA Levels 1-2) developed, approved and being delivered
College Partner(s):
College of New Caledonia; College of the Rockies

Extractives

Results Achieved:
Instrumentation and Process Control and Automation Program (NTA Levels 4-6) developed
College Partner(s):
Sault College

Tourism

Results Achieved:
(i) Eco-Tourism Program (NVA Levels 1-3) developed; (ii) Museums and Historical Tourism Program (Top-up) developed
College Partner(s):
Nova Scotia Community College

Tourism

Results Achieved:
(i) Bachelor of Hospitality Management; Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management Program (NTA Levels 7-8) developed; (ii) Events Management Diploma Program (NTA Levels 4-6) developed and approved
College Partner(s):
Vancouver Island University

Pre-Technology

Results Achieved:
Bridging Program developed, approved and pilot delivered
College Partner(s):
Sault College; Parkland College

Pre-Technology

Results Achieved:
Remediation Program developed, approved and pilot delivered
College Partner(s):
Lakeland College; NorQuest College

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