Board of Governors, Management and Staff of the Gambia Technical Training
Institute (GTTI) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Director
General, Mrs Jahou S. Faal as an Executive Board Member of The Commonwealth
Association of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) and the
Country Representative in The Gambia.
appointment was endorsed by the Executive Committee at the recently concluded
Inaugural Board Meeting and Investiture Ceremony of the new CAPA Executive
Board held in Nairobi, Kenya which was attended by Mrs Faal.
is a Pan-African organization established in March 1977 following a resolution
of the 7th Commonwealth Conference of Education Ministers that was held in
Accra, Ghana. The Association’s mandate
is to provide a dynamic forum for the promotion of ideas and capacity building
in technical and vocational education and training.
Director General of GTTI since 2013, the accolade bestowed on Mrs Faal is a
clear indication of her proven leadership abilities, her commitment and desire
to promote technical and vocational education in The Gambia.
appointment of Mrs Faal is coming at a time when the Gambia’s higher and
tertiary education is facing great transformation. We have no doubt that with her position in
the CAPA Executive Board and as Country Representative of the Association, and
Director General of GTTI, the Gambia stands to benefit immensely.
Faal will be responsible for the implementation of the resolutions and
decisions made by the Executive Board and the General Conference on the Gambia.
congratulate our Director General and wish her good luck on her appointment.