The capacity building programmes and skills competition featured several skills. The objective was to ensure that the skills competition was inclusive and addressed the actual social challenges faced in Africa.
The TVET Conference was supported by the African Union Commission (AUC), the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), and the German International Cooperation (GIZ) through the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) programme, which is a programme of the AUC and AUDA-NEPAD with the European Union (EU) and Government of Germany, and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) as Conference Coalition Partners to curate the themes, content, and co-create the strategies for speaker engagement and the promotion of the TVET Conference.
A select group of leaders from industry and academia shared their enriched experiences as they took the stage to discuss the opportunities and challenges across the skill ecosystem, as part of Skills Conference at WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2022.
The skills exhibition allowed members of the public to gain an overview of the various trades in Namibia, and beyond, and understand the power of skills in the organized and unorganized sector as well as in the entrepreneurial segment.