INVEST Africa

~ Innovation in Vocational and Educational Skills Training

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Welcome to the INVEST Community Learning Network or CLN.

Commonwealth of Learning is working in partnership with the Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa - CAPA - to support their member institutions who are working to integrate ICT into TVET teaching and learning. This activity is called INVEST - Innovation in Vocational Education & Skills Training.

For more information, please click here.

If you need assistance with this site, please contact us at flexibleskills@colfinder.org

 

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Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) at Online

November 6, 2017 to January 10, 2018
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Robert Okinda commented on Robert Okinda's event 'Call for Papers - International Conference on TVET at Nkabune TTI'
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VICTOR OUMA OCHIENG posted a status
"some of the materials on greening TVET can be found at http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/go.php?q=page_greening_tvet"
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John T. Okewole replied to Robert Okinda's discussion Do our TVET Centres use Competency Models? in the group Competency Based Education and Training
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Jan Deurwaarder replied to Robert Okinda's discussion Do our TVET Centres use Competency Models? in the group Competency Based Education and Training
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John T. Okewole replied to Robert Okinda's discussion Do our TVET Centres use Competency Models? in the group Competency Based Education and Training
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anne Wanjiku igecha is attending Robert Okinda's event
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Jan Deurwaarder replied to Robert Okinda's discussion Do our TVET Centres use Competency Models? in the group Competency Based Education and Training
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DANSTAN NSAMA replied to Robert Okinda's discussion Do our TVET Centres use Competency Models? in the group Competency Based Education and Training
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VICTOR OUMA OCHIENG replied to VICTOR OUMA OCHIENG's discussion Greening TVET
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The Latest issue of JL4D released. Click here to access it.

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November 2017 Issue of the Connections Magazine is available here

Announcing the Creative Commons Community Activities Fund

The Creative Commons announces the Community Activities Fund, which is a mini-grant program aimed at supporting individuals and communities pursuing activities aligned with values and principles stated on the new Creative Commons Global Network Strategy.

Click here for more information about application for the funds.

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We are trying to raise the profile of #flexibleTVET on Twitter. Please join me there and you are welcome to follow me @alisonmead3

Let's start tweeting about flexible TVET and tell the world what you are achieving.

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For older news, please see the CLN News Archives

 

CLN Events & Workshops

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Greening TVET 6 Replies

Attended an inspiring capacity building workshop on greening TVET in East, West and South Africa at the Rift Valley Technical Training institute, Eldoret, Kenya. 4th - 6th October 2017Continue

Started by VICTOR OUMA OCHIENG in Courses, Training & Presentations. Last reply by VICTOR OUMA OCHIENG on Sunday.

Upskilling and moving up the value chain 2 Replies

By being creative and innovative and moving up the value chain through enhancing the specification of goods and services produced, organisations canraise their demand for skills. As increasing numbers of businesses adopt high value addedskill…Continue

Started by Isaac Gachomo Wamwago in Flexible Skills Development. Last reply by Isaac Gachomo Wamwago Nov 5.

Open Education

This is why COL supports the development of open learning resources - OER.Watch the video hereAre you with us?Comment here if you have developed any OER.Send me a copy and we'll share them on…Continue

Tags: OER

Started by Alison in Administrative Notices Nov 5.

Skills mismatch threatens economic growth

The World Bank, in its latest report– Africa’s Pulse, notes that the East African region's workforce is one of the least skilled in Africa...a grim scenario attributed to a widening disconnect between labour market skills needs and the graduates of…Continue

Started by Robert Okinda in News & Articles of Interest Nov 3.

 
 
 

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* Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit Resources for Teachers & Educators


* Gender and Entrepreneurship Resource Kit, from International Labour Organization.

* Small Scale Business Management full course materials

*  Course Design for the Informal Sector workshop materials

* 3 Ways To Quickly Share Bunches of Links With Your Students

* UNESCO TVET Video about Youth Employment Opportunities. Nice clips about the types of training offered.

* Exploring the Business Case for OERs

* Free, open-source alternative to Google Analytics- http://piwik.org/

* CLN Glossary
Learn about terms we use in the CLN. http://flexibleskillsdevelopment.ning.com/page/glossary

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