Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA)

Association des instituts polytechniques africains du Commonwealth

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History

Founded Dec 1978, Nairobi (Kenya).

Aims

Undertake advocacy and provide leadership and support in development of adequate technical manpower for economic and industrial development of African Commonwealth countries; study and improve teaching content and methods in polytechnics and comparable institutions and associated curricula, syllabuses and examinations; help students and trainees to move between countries and institutions for courses not available at home; stimulate exchanges of experience and ideas; provide a forum for discussion of matters of common interest; study and improve the the organization management of polytechnics and comparable institutions.

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Activities

Major Programmes: CAPA Entrepreneurship Education; CAPA Women in Technical Education; CAPA Senior Management Development; CAPA Instructional Materials and Textbook Development Project; CAPA Constituency Support and Consolidation Project: Maintenance Management. Organizes colloquia, symposia and training workshops.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 16 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

D8293

Last News Received

2017
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