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World Maritime University Awards TETA CEO, Maphefo Anno-Frempong, Honorary Fellow

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World Maritime University Awards TETA CEO, Maphefo Anno-Frempong, Honorary Fellow

[Randburg, Johannesburg-18 June 2020] Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) is excited to announce that its CEO, Maphefo Anno-Frempong, is set to receive an Honorary Fellow Award at World Maritime University (WMU)in Sweden. The awards ceremony will be hosted in November this year where Anno-Frempong is also expected to speak at the institution's President Dinner.

World Maritime University is an independent academic institution established by the International MaritimeOrganization (IMO), an agency of the United Nations. It focuses on offering advanced training in maritime administration, education and management. The university prioritises technical assistance programmes that help developing countries to comply with international rules and standards of maritime safety and maritime pollution prevention and control.

“Members of the Board spoke warmly of [Anno-Frempong’s] support and contribution to the University and its“Members of the Board spoke warmly of [Anno-Frempong’s] support and contribution to the University and its global mission and there was complete consensus that [she is the] most deserving recipient of this honour”, said WMO President, Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.

In reaction to the news, Anno-Frempong said, “It is delightful to be honoured in this manner. But of great reaction to the news, Anno-Frempong said, “It is delightful to be honoured in this manner. But of great importance is that our relationship with WMU is a strategic effort to support the government’s determination to unlock the ocean economy through Operation Phakisa initiative and has been embraced widely in the maritime industry.”

TETA annually funds masters and PhD studies at WMU to qualifying South Africans in the maritime industry.TETA annually funds masters and PhD studies at WMU to qualifying South Africans in the maritime industry.

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About TETA

The Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) is one of the 21 SETAs mandated to facilitate skills development and training in different economic sectors of South Africa—TETA focuses on the transport sector. TETA’s areas of operation cut across rail, aerospace, maritime, road freight, road passenger, taxi, freight handling, and forwarding and clearing transport industry subsectors. The authority is committed to ensuring that through the implementation of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) and other national mandates such as the New Growth Path and the National Development Plan a pool of individuals highly skilled, competitive and competent to function effectively within the transport sector is built.

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TETA was established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA). It is a public entity that reports to the Minister of Higher Education and Training and operates under the oversight of National Treasury in terms of performance management and financial administration. TETA is a Sector Education Training Authority (SETA) responsible for skills development in the transport sector.

 

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