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First PASET regional benchmarking capacity building workshop : communiqué and framework for priority action (English)

The World Bank Education team for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), under the Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET), in collaboration with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and Nigeria’s National Universities Commission (NUC), hosted the first regional benchmarking capacity building workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, from June 14 to 16, 2016. This Workshop was organised to analyse, discuss and disseminate the results of the pilot benchmarking exercise that kicked off in February, 2016, and to also encourage the participation of industry and partner countries that are not yet involved. This Benchmarking Initiative is one of several initiatives under PASET, in line with PASET’s objective of investing in the creation of a skilled workforce in SSA to maximise returns on domestic and foreign investment in key economic sectors; and to increase the capacity of universities and research centres to generate knowledge relevant to Africa’s development challenges. PASET is tapping the experiences of fastgrowing economies such as Korea, China and India to learn how to build Africa’s capability in applied sciences, engineering and technology.

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  • Author

    Abuja

  • Document Date

    2016/06/16

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    107172

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Nigeria,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2016/07/21

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    First PASET regional benchmarking capacity building workshop : communiqué and framework for priority action

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First PASET regional benchmarking capacity building workshop : communiqué and framework for priority action (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/950191469102774271/First-PASET-regional-benchmarking-capacity-building-workshop-communiqué-and-framework-for-priority-action