Niagara, Sheridan, NGEC partner to support Young Africa Works in Kenya TVET program

July 8, 2021
Niagara College, Sheridan College, and the National Gender Equality Commission (NGEC) have signed a three-year partnership to support the Young Africa Works in Kenya TVET program. The partnership, which involves the Mastercard Foundation and Colleges & Institutes Canada, will see Niagara and Sheridan working with NGEC in Kenya on initiatives that will promote safety within learning environments for female learners and will enhance gender inclusion through institutional gender frameworks and policies. “Sheridan is committed to building capacity and developing policies and procedures that promote safe and inclusive learning environments,” said Sheridan VP, Inclusive Communities Dr Jane Ngobia. “The intention is to increase the retention and graduation rates of learners, and thereby raising the number of youth in dignified and fulfilling work.” Niagara | Sheridan (ON)