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Industrial Training Centre Launches an inclusive 2021 to 2026 Strategic Plan

“Writing a Document is Easy, Implementation is what Determines on Course”

Ministry of Higher Education Permanent Secretary Kayula Siame reminded the Industrial Training Centre (ITC) board and management that the efficacy of its five year strategic plan will be determined through exerted implementation efforts and performance.

Mrs. Siame was speaking when she launched the 2021 to 2026 ITC strategic plan, on 27th November, in Lusaka.

PS Siame encouraged ITC management to utilise and track the plan to monitor and evaluate it’s performance on course. She said the Ministry of Higher Education is supporting access to skills training and believes Engineering training programs offered by the ITC were a catalyst in economical driven activities.

Mrs. Siame noted that the launched document took into account policies and practices based on the Ministry mandate reflecting and hence the document was vital as it provided guidance and helped to keep focus during the implementation period. She noted ITC’s strategic plan theme “Industrial Training and Operational Excellence was in line with key focussed – target interventions based on the Ministry mandate.

Mrs. Siame knows that through ITC, engineering skills enhance the desire and trust that people have for the Institution (ITC) and the Government (MoHE).

Permanent Sectetary Siame called for higher levels of entrepreneurship and enhance on the industrial national training circuit partnerships in order for the centre to achieve it’s goals.

Mrs. Siame commended Cabinet office for the technical support to produce a quality document Launched.

And ITC Executive Director Llyold Mbasela said the centre provides qaulity training locally and in the region with countries like Siera Leon and Uganda, he added that more local linkages are on the drawing board
and in collaboration talks.

Mr. Mbasela called for support for expansion of training space for the centre citing luck of adquate space that includes students sports recreation facility, he however informed PS Siame that ITC has embarked on training space expansion through land acquisition as the current room is now limited.

Mr. Mbasela disclosed that the strategic plan document is intended to close training gaps through cooperation and shall enage RTSA , RDA and the Mother Ministry (MoHE) to deliberate on a number of pertinent training issues.

Chanda Muwowo – PRO MoHE

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