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  • Deputy Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Omary Juma Kipanga (MP) (seated centre) in the group photo with some of the participants of a workshop on quality assurance aspects on the design, development, review and delivery of labour market responsive curricula. The training was held in Morogoro on August 25, 2022 and organised by the Tanzania Commission for Universities.

  • The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry for Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Francis Michael (seated at the centre) in a souvenir photo with the organising committee of the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions at Mnazi Mmoja Grounds in Dar es Salaam on July 23, 2022.

  • Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa has a word with Tanzania Commission for Universities Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa (R), TCU Chairperson, Prof. Penina Mlama (2nd – R) and Education, Science and Technology Ministry Deputy Permanent Secretary, Prof. James Mdoe shortly after the PM officiated the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions on July 19, 2022.

  • Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa in a souvenir photo with the organising committee of the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions at Mnazi Mmoja Grounds in Dar es Salaam on July 19, 2022.

  • Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa looking at a drone, which is used to take pictures for mapping cities, during the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions at Mnazi Mmoja Grounds in Dar es Salaam at the Ardhi University (ARU) pavilion on July 19, 2022.

  • Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa glances at the work of the Open University of Tanzania (OUT), Bernadeta Msigwa, who has impaired vision but writes books, during the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions on July 19, 2022.

  • The Minister for Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Hon. Lela Muhamed Mussa is briefed by the TCU Senior Quality Assurance Officer, Thea Mtau, at the TCU’s pavilion during the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 22, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja.

  • The Minister for Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Hon. Lela Muhamed Mussa receives a souvenir from TCU, presented by the TCU Quality Assurance Officer, Rajabu Shabani, when the Minister visited the TCU’s pavilion during the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 22, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja. 

  • The Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Hon. Ali Abdugulam Hussein delivers his speech to officiate the opening of the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 18, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja. First right is the TCU Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa.

  • The TCU Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa gives a vote of thanks during the opening ceremony of the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 18, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja.

  • The TCU Executive Secretary, Prof Charles Kihampa (first right) in a tete-a-tete with the Head of Higher Education Unit, Zanzibar’s Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Ms. Aida Juma Moulid, during the opening ceremony of the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 18, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja.

  • TCU Quality Assurance Officers (right) brief the Deputy Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Omary Juma Kipanga (MP) when he visited the Commission’s pavilion during the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Exhibitions at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma City on June 9, 2022.

  • Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Hon. Ali Abdugulam Hussein is briefed by the TCU Senior Quality Assurance Officer, Ibrahim Mtweve at Commission’s pavilion during the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Exhibitions at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma City on June 9, 2022. 

  • The Dodoma Regional Commissioner, Hon. Anthony Mtaka (left) looks at the TCU publications when he visited the TCU’s pavilion during the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Exhibitions held at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma City from June 7 to 13, 2022.

  • A roundtable discussion between the Tanzania Commission for Universities and Vice Chancellors and Principals/Provosts of universities and universities colleges in Tanzania on current trends and the future of University Education in Tanzania. The discussion was held at LAPF Millennium Tower Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on June 3, 2022.

  • A roundtable discussion between the Tanzania Commission for Universities and Vice Chancellors and Principals/Provosts of universities and universities colleges in Tanzania on current trends and the future of University Education in the country. The discussion was held at LAPF Millennium Tower Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on June 3, 2022.

  • Zanzibar’s First Vice-President, Hon. Othman Masoud Othman (right) is briefed by the TCU Director of Admissions Coordination and Database Management, Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel, when he visited the Commission’s pavilion during the Innovation Week held at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma City from May 15 to 20, 2022.

  • The Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Adolf Mkenda (sitting centre), taking a souvenir photo with the TCU Director of Corporate Services, Mr. Buyamba Kassaja (right), and female TCU employees during a Women’s Day celebration at TCU offices in Dar es Salaam on March 8, 2022.

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