Project Category
TVET Systems Services
Project Title
Botswana: Review of a National Apprenticeship and Trade Testing Scheme
Name of Client
Government of Botswana
Start/ End Date
Feb 2006 - Dec 2008
Project Description

Project to increase the effectiveness and capacity of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training System in Botswana – Francistown and Outreach Centres. A three year project with SQA part of an international consortiu. to provide technical assistance in the course planning, management and technologies for vocational education and training at Francistown College and its outreach centres.

Project deliverables:

Modularising the standards for BNVQF accreditation and enhancing capacity to set Unit standards

  • Capacity Building of local TVET staff – Headquarters and all Technical Colleges
  • Development of TVET Teacher Training Programmes including new modes of learning and assessment
  • Curricula, operational and administrative structures development including National Apprenticeships
  • Development of National Strategy for blended learning in the TVET Sector (e-learning and distance learning)
  • Systems development for blended learning and assessment technologies
  • Qualifications Design
  • Labour Market Surveys
  • Institutional Policy Development including equal access to training
  • Developing interoperability of the Awarding Body MIS and College MIS, data management and network systems
  • Identification and procurement of equipment and resources
  • Materials Development to support Learning Delivery
  • Development and implementation of Learning Management System for Open and Distance Learning