International briefing 35: training and development in Rwanda

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Author: Procknow, Greg


Rwanda's recent history is dominated by the genocidal Civil War which was fought between 1990 and 1994. It wrought an estimated death toll equivalent to 20 per cent of the total population and left a significant deficit in Rwanda's human capital (MIFO-TRA, 2007). Rwanda's natural resources are very limited and the nation is principally dependent on its human resources (MINEDUC, 2008c). Post-war human resource development (HRD) in Rwanda unfolds against a backdrop of human and institutional capacity-building initiatives, as private and public industries continue to be hamstrung by...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Policy; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Finance; Apprenticeship

Keywords: History; Education; Training; Educational policy; Development policy; Training policy; Capacity building; Human resource development; Workplace education and training; Workplace learning; Internship

Geographic subjects: Rwanda; Africa

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2017

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Journal volume: 21

Journal number: 1

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 60-72

ISSN: 1360-3736, 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 127.98

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