Investment Programme "Technical and Vocational Education and Training - Phase II and Capacity Building Measures for TVET Institutes Staff

IP Wave

Country: Ethiopia

Client: KfW Development Bank

Counterpart Organization: Ministry of Education

Project Duration: 01/2012 - 09/2018

Value of Service: 2,358,026 €

The consultant is responsible for the technical assistance component of the Ethiopian-German Financial Cooperation measures. The consulting activities are directed towards the support of the National Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Strategy of the Ministry of Education. The TVET system is expected to fully contribute to Ethiopia’s vision of becoming a middle-income country by the year 2017.

The goal of the TVET investment programme is the improvement of the training of technical teachers and the improvement of technical capacities at selected TVET institutions to cater for advanced training courses addressing level 5 of the national qualification framework. To strengthen important system elements, the building infrastructure for the national TVET Agency and future Centres of Competence will be renewed.


  • increasing the capacity and improving the training quality for the technical TVET teachers
  • strengthening a demand-oriented, outcome-based training as well as the assessment and certification system
  • supporting the establishment of a federal TVET Agency
  • increasing the capacity and improving the training quality for the trainees of TVET institutes expanded to provide training at level 5 of the National TVET Qualification Framework (NTQF) in line with the National TVET Strategy.