mudenge-stan-.jpgThe Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Cde Stan Mudenge says it is imperative that an open and active public-private partnership between tertiary institutions be tapped and hanessed inoder to reinvigorate the technical and vocational education training in Zimbabwe.

Addressing more than 1 000 graduands at Kwekwe Polytechnical College in the Midlands Province, Cde Mudenge urged students to develop innovative ways of translating theories to value inventions and development.

He also commended the college for introducing degree programs in electrical and manufacturing engineering saying the ministry is fully behind such developmental efforts.

Meanwhile, Kwekwe Polytechnic has also set a Research and Development Division that will provide technical as well as financial support to all innovative research done by students and staff.