The UNESCO TVET Section, in collaboration with the UNESCO Regional Bureau - Harare, will coordinate with the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority in Zambia to implement the BEAR project. The overall objective is to increase equitable access to skills training to enhance human capacity for sustainable national development. More specifically, the project aims to enhance TEVET system capacity to increase equitable access to relevant skills, especially in the Construction and Tourism Sectors.
The project is expected to achieve three main results:
Demand‐driven decentralised TEVET schemes designed to increase equitable access to skills development in the construction and Tourism Sectors especially through alternative delivery modes.
1.1 Analyse barriers to access TEVET for formal sector, small, medium and microenterprises ‐informal sector and vulnerable populations
1.2 Design relevant schemes to improve access to TEVET in selected sectors;
1.3 Establish local Enterprise – TEVET Partnerships in selected sectors;
1.4 Select and support implementation of access‐conducive and demand‐driven training schemes in Construction and Tourism Sectors
1.5 Implement tools for collaborative monitoring and evaluation of the improvement of access and of the operationalization of local enterprise‐TEVET partnership.
The planning and MIS capacity of the TEVET system is improved to provide more information and documentation for increasing equitable access and relevant programme design, monitoring and analysis.
2.1. Map of key sources of information on TEVET/LM
2.2. Foster the Key institutions’ Management Information System
2.3. Develop national capacities in data analysis with focus on access
Sustainable national institutional setting for increasing equitable access to TEVET is proposed
3.1 Capitalize the lessons learned from the local partnerships
3.2 Develop national regulatory and support infrastructure for equitable and demand driven TVET
3.3 Secure synergy with TEVET policy reform initiatives of the Government and donor complementarity