COTR, BCIT, Lakeland partner on Young Africa Works in Kenya-TVET program

September 29, 2021
College of the Rockies, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Lakeland College will be partnering on a project called the Youth Employability Through Technical and Vocation Education and Training (Young Africa Works in Kenya-TVET) program. The $1.8M project will help increase employment opportunities for young people in Kenya with a focus on supporting young women. The Canadian institutions will be strengthening technical and vocational education and training at institutions in Kenya’s Northern Rift Valley region, such as Eldoret National Polytechnic, Kitale National Polytechnic, Lodwar Vocational Training Centre, and Baringo Technical College. They will introduce 24 training programs which will expand industry engagement, strengthen gender equality and diversity, and facilitate trainer exchanges. COTR (BC | AB)