KRIVET, WDA join efforts to foster TVET

Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) on Thursday signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding with WDA. The MoU is aimed at further equipping Rwandans with relevant skills for regional and international labor market needs.
(L-R) Mr. Lee Yong-Soon, President of KRIVET & Jerome Gasana Director General of WDA signing the Agreement.
KRIVET is South Korea’s public institution that supports strengthening of lifelong career competencies. The MoU was signed between the president of KRIVET Lee, Yong-Soon and the Director General of WDA Jerome Gasana.
Witnesses during the signing ceremony
During the signing ceremony, Mr. Lee Yong-Soon said he is opportunistic that Rwanda’s already existing initiatives in human resources development through vocational education and training will make this undertaking a success.
Mr. Lee Yong-Soon President of the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training
The Government of South Korea has been Rwanda’s strong partner in TVET, which remarkable support to IPRC-Kigali since its establishment in 2009.
Participants pose for a group photo after signing the MoU.
The agreement between both parties will promote different areas including establishment of framework for industrial exposure for Rwandan TVET trainers and trainees, Joint implementation of CBT-CBA Approach and sharing of best practices in TVET skills development.

Jeroma Gasana said that through this partnership WDA is ready to plan, consult and work with KRIVET, based on their long time experience, also needed by Rwanda’s workforce for sustainable development.

Gasana also commended this partnership for enabling the exchange of specialists and technical experts for institutional and staff capacity development in TVET.  It also allows the setting up of mechanisms for increasing employability of TVET graduates. 

According to the President of Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training Mr. Lee Yong-Soon, their visit to Rwanda has enabled them to know better about the country’s agenda on TVET, challenges and potential areas of collaboration. 

Exploring the possibility of joint research initiatives in human resources development, Staff and mutual visitation programs will also make part of this new development.


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