Vocational Education and Training

Mozambique and South Africa: Federal Minister of Economics pays tribute

In a video message to the members of the Steinfurt-Warendort District Guild of Skilled Crafts and the members of the Westphalia Business and Economic Association, Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier highlights their two vocational training partnerships in South Africa and Mozambique as a positive example of innovation and transformation.

Quelle: Kreishandwerkerschaft Steinfurt + Warendorf

KH Steinfurt-Warendorf has been involved in development cooperation through sequa for quite some time. The activities in Africa mentioned in the video message began in 2015, when the district crafts association started a vocational training partnership with the uMfolozi TVET College in South Africa. This is currently in the second project phase. The aim of the project is to improve employment opportunities for graduates of Umfolozi TVET College. In 2019, KH launched another vocational training partnership in Mozambique. It supports the Instituto Industrial de Maputo (IIM) and the Mozambican Association for Renewable Energy (AMER) in opening up employment prospects for disadvantaged population groups through high-quality, practice-oriented vocational training, thereby reducing their risk of poverty and improving the competitiveness of companies.

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