We are a Member of WorldSkills
WorldSkills Zambia (WSZ) is a special purpose vehicle which anchors Zambia’s country membership to WorldSkills International (WSI). Its Secretariat is hosted through the Skills Competition Unit of the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA). TEVETA is a statutory agency under the Ministry of Higher Education established to regulate, coordinate and monitor technical education, vocational and entrepreneurship training in consultation with industry, employers, employees and other stakeholders.
WorldSkills Zambia was established in 2014 following Zambia’s admission to WorldSkills International during the General Assembly held in Lucerne, Switzerland from 13th to 19th September 2014. It was founded as a member driven Public-Private Partnership based Non-Governmental professional organization under the societies Act of Zambia through registration with the Registrar of Societies in October 2014. Zambia’s membership to WorldSkills International was applied for and secured through a collaboration which involved the following organizations with support from their respective Government ministries:
The concerned Government ministries were then as follows:
The Government of the Republic of Zambia working through the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) seeks to develop a national skills competition system which will accomplish the following among other things:
First contact with the WorldSkills Foundation during WorldSkills Leipzig 2013, Germany.
Official membership admission into WorldSkills family at the General Assembly 2014 in Lucern, Switzerland.