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Unesco declares Coast varsity a TVET centre of excellence

By Patrick Beja | Published Tue, December 19th 2017 at 00:00, Updated December 18th 2017 at 23:40 GMT +3
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The United Nations has recognised Technical University of Mombasa as a centre of excellence in offering Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) recognised the university after a thorough assessment of its curriculum, facilities and teaching personnel and declaring it the newest member of the International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNEVOC).

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News of the global achievement was contained in a letter to the acting Vice Chancellor Laila Abubakar dated December 12.

The recognition means the university can now coordinate, participate and establish linkages in UNESCO-related activities including organising and hosting global TVET meetings and symposiums.