FA7 – Education and training in the roads sector

Education and training in the roads sector

The conference will address means to develop a capable body of practitioners and workforce to underpin cost-effective road investment. As such it will examine:

  • development of skills programmes that are cognisant of the socioeconomic realities of the African continent
  • a learning environment that keeps abreast of new developments, given the roads sector’s characteristic inclination for innovative, cutting edge technology
  • institutional arrangements for skills planning, research capacity and quality assurance
  • access to occupationally directed skills development programmes
  • career and vocational guidance in road transport
  • capacity building, particularly in the contracting sector