International project: Kilimanjaro VET / Capacity Tanzania (2023-2026)

The project aims to build vocational education capacity in Moshi, Kilimanjaro area in Tanzania. Main efforts are improving pedagogical skills of the teachers, digital and entrepreneurial skills. Special attention in the project is given to promoting equal opportunities and inclusion (pedagogy tailored for students with special needs and equity work).

Project objectives

The long-term aim of the project is to increase the number of VET-skilled people in Tanzania, especially in Moshi and thus support the region’s socio-economic development.


Work Package 1: Project management and communication

Work Package 2: Improved skills of the teachers

Teaching practices for Tanzanian teachers to:

  • implement competence-based education as a principle and method
  • develop and adapt context-sensitive pedagogical approaches
  • develop digital skills 
  • develop managerial and governance perspectives

Work Package 3: Internationalization & networking

  • International project meetings
  • Study trips to Oulu (Finland) and Kuressaare (Estonia)
  • Local co-operation and co-ordination

Work Package 4: Entrepreneurial skills

  • Development of the toolkit for teaching entrepreneurial skills
  • Train the trainers course

Work Package 5: Increasing pedagogical skills to support students with special needs in VET

  • Designing the tool
  • Developing the curriculum
  • Training session to design and develop equity practises


  • Training materials on teacher's skills
  • Entrepreneurship training model for VET students
  • Digital guide for teachers and material on entrepreneurship training
  • Report on the current situation on the need for recognising the students who need support in their studies, available tools and materials
  • Modified curriculum responsive to the special educational and training needs of students with disabilities
  • Report on equity practises
  • Open badges


Educational Consortium OSAOlink opens on new page

Oulu University of Applied Scienceslink opens on new page

Kuressaare Ametikoollink opens on new page

Tanzania Volunteerslink opens on new page

The Vocational Education and Training Authority VETAlink opens on new page (including Mawella VTC and Moshi RVTSC)

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzanialink opens on new page



Project ID: 101092502

Time period

31.01.2023 - 31.12.2025

36 months

Project contact

Ave Paaskivi
+372 452 4601
taavi.tuisk@ametikool.eelink opens on new page

Read further

Estonians visit Tanzania to help improve vocational education (20.12.2023)

Project website: capacitytanzania.eulink opens on new page

Avaldatud 09.10.2023. Viimati muudetud 02.01.2024.