ACCC enters 5-year agreement with Peru

April 16, 2014

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) will share its expertise in technical PSE with Peru’s Ministry of Education. The agreement with Peru is the latest piece of the ACCC’s Education for Employment Program in the Andean Region, which is designed to modernize vocational training in South America while improving the socio-economic conditions of vulnerable youth and women.  José Martín Vegas Torres, Deputy Minister in Peru’s Department of Education, said that “the expertise of Canada and of the ACCC will allow the department of Education, along with regional governments in Peru, to put in place a technical policy that will strengthen the management and innovation capacity of our training institutions and improve the employment opportunities of our youth.” Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development contributed $5.7 million to the partnership. ACCC News Release