The Vocational Education and Training Authority operates in close cooperation with various stakeholders who are willing to support VET provision system in Tanzania.
For more than 30 years now the VET system has received support from various International development and collaborative partners which has been expressed in different forms.
1. The United Nations Support from development partners started in 1970 when the Ministry of Labour received assistance through UNDP/ILO on:
2. The World Bank Between 1974 and 1984 the VET system received support from the World Bank through IBRD to address the following issues:
3. The Government of Canada Support from the government of Canada through CIDA was for the establishment of an instructor training unit in Dar es Salaam. It covered the period from 1975 to 1978.
4. The Government of Sweden The government of Sweden through SIDA strongly supported the VET system from 1977 to 1998 by:
5. The Swiss Government Between 1979 and 1990 the VET system received support from the Swiss AID through Swiss Contact. The main objectives were to:
6. The Danish Government The Danish government through Danida has supported the VET system since 1977. Its support was mainly through:
The support from Danida ended in December 2005. Preliminary contacts have been made to extend the support for another two years
8. The Government of Ireland Support from the Irish Aid to the VET system extended from 1996 to 2002 and covered the following areas:
9. The Government of Japan Between 1996 and 2002 VETA also enjoyed support from JICA in the following areas:
10. The Germany Government Through Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) the VET system received support between 1997 and 2002 for:
11. The African Development Bank (ADB) The ADB under African Development Fund (ADF) funded VET System from 1989 to 1995 and came again in 2003 to date. The funds were and are provided for:
12. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) The funds from OPEC are being used for financing development (construction, equipping and rehabilitation) activities at Songea, Mikumi, Kagera, Oljoro, Mara, and Dakawa vocational training centres.
The objective is to upgrade them to the level of Regional Vocational Training and Service Centres through improving the quality and quantity of buildings, tools and equipment as well as staff development.
Part of the proceeds will also be used for promoting zonal resource centres.
13. The Government of Republic Korea Funds from the Government of Korea through EDCF will be used for the construction of Lindi, Coast, and Manyara Regional Vocational Training Centres. Part of the funds will also be used for procuring tools, equipment and machineries for the above training centres, and also for Kigoma Regional Vocational Training and Service Centre. In addition an ICT centre will be built and equipped in the Dares Salaam Zone.
14. The Netherlands Government The Netherlands government through NUFFIC has given VETA a grant amounting to Euro 1.2m over a period of four years from February 2005 - December 2008.
The funds will be used to build capacity for mainstreaming entrepreneurship in curricula of VET institutions in Tanzania and Open/Distance learning system of entrepreneurship training.
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