..... "Many of the projects we are embarking on are aimed at young people... one of the things we are going to test drive is the German system where young people get into colleges and do theoretical work..."
The topic Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) was integrated into a three-year NC(v) programme at seven TVET colleges with 500 students. Teaching and learning materials have been developed and are now being used.
On the occasion of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma’s visit to Germany in November 2015, the South African Embassy in Berlin, together with Mc Kinsey, is hosting a ‘Symposium on Youth Skills Development and Employment Creation’.
Development cooperation in the area of Skills Development and TVET between the two countries has a long history. Currently, the main programmes, implemented by GIZ on behalf of BMZ, focus on: (i) Skills development and employment, (ii) Entrepreneurship, (iii) Green economy.