CARCIP ICT Skills Development

The Government has successfully engaged the services of the University of Technology (UTECH) to conduct an assessment and program development of ICT skills in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

According to a release from the Ministry of Telecommunications, this comes as work continues for the implementation of the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP).
CARCIP is a 25-million US dollars Regional Program, funded by the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank.

It is designed to bridge the gaps in the national and regional information and communications infrastructure and enhance the connectivity of participating countries.

This week from May 26th to 30th, a the team of consultants is n the island to commence its assessment and will meet with various public and private institutions that offer ICT raining, students, teachers/facilitators and other ICT practitioners that offer ICT services.

Today two special orientation sessions are taking place take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ conference room.