Realistic

Analysing things pragmatically and taking into account the facts.

Negotiation

Working independently and translating  our words into action.

Passion

Working from a sense of inner joy in the performance of our duties.

Initiative

Adopting and introducing ideas and new possibilities.

Flexibility

Adapting to changing situations.

Responsibility

Taking and sharing responsibility.

Collaboration

Working in coherency

Consultancy services are provided to improve education at all levels. Our consultancies include a wide variety of topics such as policy and planning, strategic plans, human resource development, Education Management Information Systems (EMIS), Quality Assurance, NQF, CBET curricula, institutional development and capacity building initiatives for line Ministries and other sector stakeholders. In addition, Cadena has the expertise to develop and support the implementation of complex turn-key education projects in which various components such as goods, works and services (including technical assistance and training)  are integrated.

Training is provided covering different topics such as pedagogy, design of teaching and learning materials, practical skills training, student guidance and more. Training services include training needs assessments, programme design, management and implementation of our tailor-made training programmes. Cadena has provided training for a wide range of stakeholders such as;

  • Primary and secondary school teachers
  • VET, TVET and ATVET teachers and support staff
  • Education managers and government representatives
Train-the-Trainer (TOT) sessions under the YEEP Project in Liberia

Train-the-Trainer (TOT) sessions under the YEEP Project in Liberia

  During the period February  - April 2019, the Cadena team has implemented different train-the-trainer (TOT) sessions to support the job-readiness component under the Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Project (YEEP) in Liberia. The TOT sessions have been...

“If you educate a woman, you educate a nation”

“If you educate a woman, you educate a nation”

  Experiences from Else, an intern at Cadena and a student from Tilburg University studying ‘Global Management of Social Issues’.For my bachelor, I need to do an internship at an international oriented company, therefore, I am currently working as an intern at...

Zanzibar Improving Students Prospects (ZISP)

Zanzibar Improving Students Prospects (ZISP)

  The Cadena team recently successfully finalized the World Bank funded assignment “Consulting Services to Assist the Development of In-Service Training Programs for Converting and Upgrading Lower Secondary and Upper Primary Teachers under the Zanzibar Improving...

Curricula development activities at BWI in Kakata, Liberia ongoing

Curricula development activities at BWI in Kakata, Liberia ongoing

  Currently the Cadena team continues with the development of curricula for three selected courses at Booker Washington Institute (BWI) in Liberia. The curricula for Plumbing is ready for validation, while the curricula development for Poultry and Catering...

TVET Authority quality assurance presentation held in Kenya

TVET Authority quality assurance presentation held in Kenya

  On June 12th the Cadena team presented the draft Quality Assurance Framework designed for the TVET Authority in Kenya to a large group of TVET stakeholders. The event was attended by around 100 participants from different education institutions and agencies...

Zanzibar: Course Handbooks for Science and Physics

Zanzibar: Course Handbooks for Science and Physics

The Zanzibar Improving Students Prospects (ZISP) project was initiated in September 2016 and runs up to mid-2021. The project covers both primary and secondary education, and wishes to “improve the quality of: (a) instruction; and (b) learning environment in targeted...

TVETA stakeholder meeting and workshops for TVETA staff in Kenya

TVETA stakeholder meeting and workshops for TVETA staff in Kenya

The workshop for TVETA staff under the AfDB TVET for Relevant Skills Development Phase II Project was completed successfully at the end of June. As stated by consultant A. Reisch: “The trainings were a full success and the TVETA staff seems to be much more committed...

Technical Assistance for Oil & Gas skills development

Technical Assistance for Oil & Gas skills development

On the 5th of February 2018, a contract was signed with the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) to assist in providing consultancy services to the Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas (MIOG). The assignment consists of several components, including a Training Needs Assessment...

Leather Processing Project Machakos Completed

Leather Processing Project Machakos Completed

  In the framework of the project entitled “Support for Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Project for Enhanced Skills Development Project - GOK/AfDB TVET Phase II”, financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and executed by the TVET...

Benchmarking Visit Kenyan Delegates MIOG Completed

Benchmarking Visit Kenyan Delegates MIOG Completed

In the week of 28 June 2018, a number of delegates of the Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas (MIOG) have travelled to Aberdeen to visit Oil & Gas (O&G) training institutes and attend presentations of interesting companies. On Monday the 28th of May, the...