Introducing Mwenge Catholic University as a Partner in SUSIE Project
Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU) grew out of a former Teachers’ College (TC) named St. Josephs Teachers College established in 2001 to train Science Teachers for Secondary schools. In 2005 the Teachers College was elevated to a University College of Education (MWUCE) affiliated to St Augustine University of Tanzania. In July 2014, Mwenge University College of Education was granted the status of a Fully Fledged University named Mwenge Catholic University and abbreviated MWECAU.
The University is a non-profit organisation owned by Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC). Since its establishment as a teachers’ college, the University has been involved in active academic, research, and community engagement efforts to fulfil its mandate as a distinguished educational institution and respond to the government policy of expanding education facilities and training to the private sector in Tanzania.
MWECAU Vision is to be a “leading University that sets a national, regional and international example in Education and Training, Research and consultancy as well as Community service”. Currently, the University offers courses ranging from certificate to PhD levels. The Mission is to produce professionally competent, innovative, and committed graduates grounded on professional excellence and morally upright for the provision of quality services.
The University believes that the SUSIE project is a timely project at MWECAU. Project Objectives are aligning with Mwenge Catholic University key objectives. The SUSIE team from MWECAU is motivated to ensure that this project come to an end successfully. The MWECAU management believes that through the SUSIE project, teaching and learning at the University shall be improved and shall produce competent graduates, which is the centre of the MWECAU Mission.