CAPEVET TVET Facility Turnover Marks a Milestone for Vocational Training in Harper, Maryland County.


In a resounding affirmation of Liberia’s commitment to providing quality, equitable, and accessible education for all citizens, the inauguration of the Capevet TVET facility on May 2, 2024, stands as a historic milestone in vocational education.

Presided over by Dr. Jarso Maley Jallah, Minister of Education, this event signifies the collaborative efforts between the European Union and local stakeholders, furthering educational opportunities across Liberia.

Attended by esteemed dignitaries, including representatives from the Ministry of Youth & Sports, UNIDO, and the European Union, alongside youth delegates and education stakeholders from the Southeast Region and beyond, the ceremony underscored a shared commitment to nurturing talent and bridging the prevalent skills gap in the region.

Meanwhile, Minister Jallah emphasized the pivotal role of the Capevet TVET facility as a catalyst for progress and opportunity. Positioned strategically to ensure accessibility county-wide, the facility champions inclusivity, empowering individuals to pursue their educational aspirations effectively, thereby fostering a skilled and empowered workforce.

The turnover ceremony marked the inauguration of the first of nine facilities scheduled for completion, each staffed with trained teachers specializing in specific technical disciplines. These educators, equipped with domestic, regional, and international training, will serve as the cornerstone of the workforce, delivering high-quality vocational education.

In her address, Dr. Jallah emphasized the purpose-driven focus of the Capevet TVET facility on skills development and capacity building. Boasting state-of-the-art infrastructure and customized training programs, the facility offers a comprehensive array of courses tailored to meet the evolving demands of local industries, thereby enhancing employability and driving economic growth.

Acknowledging the invaluable support of the European Union and UNIDO, Dr. Jallah expressed gratitude for their exemplary project implementation. She highlighted the holistic approach of the Capevet TVET facility, integrating technical skills training, entrepreneurship education, career guidance, and soft skills development to nurture well-rounded individuals primed for success in the competitive 21st-century job market.

As the Capevet TVET facility embarks on its mission to shape the next generation of skilled professionals, it signals a new era in Harper, Maryland County’s educational landscape.

Through collaboration, innovation, and unwavering dedication, the region is poised to excel within the dynamic framework of the 21st-century.

For further inquiries about the Ministry of Education, please contact:

J. Maxime Bleetahn

Director of Communications & Public Relations

Phone: +231-777-212197 or +231-886-565-264


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