The Principal Secretary State Department for Technical, Vocational Education and Training Dr. Esther Thaara Muoria today presided over TVET Curriculum Development, Assessment and Certification Council (TVET CDACC) CEO handing over at TVET CDACC offices
BY WILSON AMONDO
Today as we welcome the incoming CEO of TVET CDACC, it marks the beginning of a bright future in the TVET sector in Kenya. This moment symbolizes growth, progress and continuous pursuit of excellence .The Kenya Kwanza Government is angling towards industrialization and its banking on the TVET sector to spur industrialization in Kenya.
The occassion witnessed the outgoing CEO Mr. Joseph Njau hand over the mantle to Prof. Kisilu Kitainge Who will be the New CEO TVET CDACC. As the incoming CEO Prof. Kisilu Kitainge comes takes the mantle, I want to inform you that you have a big responsibility ahead of you.
In the realm of technical and vocational education and training, one name stands out as a beacon of progress and excellence: the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Curriculum Development, Assessment and Certification Council (TVET CDACC). This government organization in Kenya is unwavering in its dedication to enhancing the quality and relevance of technical and vocational education and training. With a laser focus on Competency-Based Education and Training (CBET), TVET CDACC has made remarkable strides in driving CBET implementation throughout the country.
It is through their tireless efforts that Kenya’s workforce is being equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving world.The journey towards CBET implementation has not been an easy one, but TVET CDACC has overcome every obstacle with determination and resilience. One of the most notable milestones achieved by this esteemed organization is the development of 446 National Occupational Standards (NOS). These standards serve as benchmarks for assessing the competency levels of individuals in various technical and vocational fields.
By setting these standards, TVET CDACC ensures that the skills acquired by students are aligned with industry requirements, thus enhancing their employability and enabling them to contribute meaningfully to the economy.But the development of NOS is just one aspect of TVET CDACC’s groundbreaking work in CBET implementation.
In conclusion, They have also played a pivotal role in curriculum development, crafting programs that are not only comprehensive but also responsive to the needs of both students and employers. By working closely with industry experts, TVET CDACC has been able to create curricula that strike the perfect balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills. This holistic approach to education ensures that graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the job market, making them highly sought after by employers.