New module to induce more girls in TVET Schools
According to the officials, the numbers of female students in the TVET schools have been growing, thanks to the government efforts and mobilization.
Besides to that, Nkundimfura says that in order to reach this target there should be the collaboration with other concerned institutions and there is need to introducing the of TVET girls’ schools, which will motivate them.
We are considering the plan of building more TVET schools for girls, well equipped like that one of Nyanza and this will really induce them,” said Golden Bamwine, the Gender mainstreaming focal person in Rwanda Polytechnic (RP).
However, the experts said there is a need for leaders and parents to change their mindset associating TVET schools with only male students and start encouraging girls to join TVET schools, as they are as competent as their brothers are.
Bamwine said that the TVET sector plan to enrolling school managers on the matter to bolstering gender in their schools undertaking.