Time for Kenya to be part of the TVET WorldSkills Competition

A tutor during a practical lesson at Mpeketoni Vocational Training Centre in Lamu. Kenya, though a leader in training and a beacon of innovation in the region over the years, will not be among the over 80 member states and associations participating in the 45th WorldSkills Competition. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The WSC is organised by WorldSkills International (WSI), a non-profit membership association.
  • In Africa, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia are the only members of the WSC.
  • Besides participating on the international stage, the countries have been organising their own national competitions.

In August, Russia will host in Kazan, the 45th WorldSkills Competition (WSC), a three-day contest aptly dubbed the “Skills Olympics”.


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