Tanzania - Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teacher Education Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 02 Apr 2014
Signature Date 03 Jul 2014
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2019
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11420
Commitment U.A 34,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The proposed Tanzania Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teacher Education Project is designed within the context of the national human resource development priorities and in support of the development of skills in the country. The project is in support of the priorities of the Country Strategy Paper and is in line with Bank’s own priorities as stated in its 2013-2022 strategy. It will focus on the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) subsector and Teacher Education (TE), with the aim of contributing to efforts to increase the supply of skilled labor and build capacity for teacher education. The project will provide resources for provision of improved learning and teaching environment at beneficiary education institutions. Key outcomes of the project are increased access to and improved quality and equity of technical vocational education and training; and increased capacity of secondary teacher education in science and mathematics. The expected outputs include expanded infrastructure at 13 institutions with about 8,000 trainees attending at any given time; expanded and extensive use of ICT in instruction at 53 institutions; and increased capacity for teaching, policy formulation, planning and quality assurance in technical vocational education and teacher education. The project will be implemented over a period of five years.

Project Objectives

The development objective of the project is to enhance human resources development in order to support inclusive economic growth. The specific project objective is to contribute to increased access and improved quality and equity of technical vocational education and training and to build capacity for secondary teacher education in science and mathematics.

Beneficiaries

The project will benefit various constituents in Tanzania. A total of 10,800 persons will benefit initially from the project. The primary beneficiaries of the project will be students enrolled in the institutions supported by the project. At any given time, about 8,000 learners will benefit from the expanded and improved TVET and teacher education. Of this 2000 (50% female) will be in VET; 2000 (40% female) in TET; 4000 (40% female) in teacher education. Other beneficiaries of the project will include about 2600 MoEVT staff, comprising 1000 TVET staff and teachers at MoEVT, VETA and technical and vocational education institutions; and 1600 teachers/tutors at secondary teacher education colleges, who will receive training that will upgrade their qualifications and enhance their capacities to fulfil their duties more effectively. At least 40% of the training will be for females. Additionally, 200 SME staff will receive training.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Tanzania, United Republic of
Implementing
Ministry of Education and Vocational Training

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-IAD-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name SIMBA Hamisi Seif
Email h.simba@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of
Coordinates Location Name
-13.36222 30.23433 Serenje District
-16.64077 27.88502 Gwembe District
-15.72 29.33 Chongwe District
-17.22236 27.47913 Sinazongwe District
-15.14901 29.52447 Rufunsa District
-12.8636 30.56715 Chitambo District