8 vocational schools each year trains 1,500 students in Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Namibia. The trades offered by the vocational schools cover Business Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Carpentry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Hotel and Tourism, Horticulture and Water and Sanitation. The duration of training is generally one or two years.
The training programs combine theoretical and practical elements, including school subjects and general knowledge. The skills training takes center stage and a fruitful exchange between studies in the classroom and practical exercises in the workshops is fundamental.
Periods of internship in commercial companies, farms or institutions are included in the training. The practice periods give students experience in the reality of working life and opportunities to test what they have learnt at the school. They are valued by the schools and the businesses, as they influence the training and make it suited to the market.
The Vocational Schools:
Effects of Vocational School Cabinda
The school has an extensive network of former students, many of whom are today
employed in ...
The Project Effects
During 2011 DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School offered training in Financial Accounting,
Agriculture, Bricklaying, ...
At 11 Vocational Schools in 6 countries, thousands of young people are trained in valuable skills, such as agriculture, construction, motor ...
8 vocational schools each year trains 1,500 students in Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Namibia. The trades offered by ...