On June 6, 2023, IPAR Rwanda researchers presented research findings on Strengthening Education And Learning Systems To Deliver A Fourth Industrial Revolution Ready-Workforce in Rwanda to the Committee on Education, Technology, Culture and Youth at the Rwandan Parliament, Chamber of Deputies.
The study which focused on the assessment of Youth Employment, Education and Skills mainly in the technical and vocational schools in Rwanda was carried out in collaboration with the African Center for Economic Transformation(ACET) based in Ghana.
Some of the recommendations from the study include :
▶️Upgrading skills of teachers, trainers, and lecturers
▶️Improving access to ICT and the quality of digital infrastructure
▶️Enhancing teachers’ English skills for improved instruction
▶️Strengthening the links between industry & the education system
▶️Improving the quality and relevance of TVET
▶️Expanding recognition of skills acquired in the informal sector
▶️Strengthening education policy
Parliamentary Committee Members during the presentation of the findings.
While meeting IPAR Rwanda researchers, Members of the parliamentary committee commended the findings of the study and committed to advocate for improved quality education in order to build a workforce ready to deliver a fourth industrial revolution with the youth taking the center stage.
Parliamentary Committee Members and IPAR Rwanda Team in a group photo after the presentation of the study findings at the Parliamentary building.
A full report of the study is available here