Project Category
Institutional Capacity Building Services
Project Title
Rwanda: Strengthening the Workforce Development Authority to Establish an Integrated TVET System
Name of Client
Workforce Development Authority (WDA)
Start/ End Date
Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Project Description

Facilitate development of Rwandan TVET system.

The specific objectives of the project are to:

  • Strengthen the organisation and management capacity of the WDA and Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centres (IPRCs)
  • Establish a sustainable training system at the A1 (post-secondary) level of TVET
  • Establish a National Qualifications Framework for the whole TVET offer, piloted in the three occupational areas of Construction, Hospitality & Tourism, and Agriculture

Project deliverables:

  • NQF strategic planning, including design, policy development and systems implementation
  • Draft legislation and Governance arrangements
  • Capacity Building of local staff
  • Capacity Building of emerging Awarding Bodies
  • Training in operationalising the mandates of the WDA
  • Operational and administrative structures development
  • Job descriptions and functional analysis for the Authority
  • Guidance documents to support the development of National systems of quality assurance
  • Labour Market Research Strategies to support National Qualifications Development
  • Communications strategy
  • WDA MIS, data management and network systems
  • Guidance documentation and manuals for all key mandates