Tanzania Global Learning Agency (TaGLA) is a Government Executive Agency that is responsible for capacity building under the President’s Office Public Service Management (PO-PSM). Its role is to train middle and senior officials in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the leadership and managerial skills in order to improve public service delivery, to enable decision makers, professionals and practitioner’s access and share the wealth of knowledge and experiences available in the world through the global communications system.
It was established under Executive Agency Act Cap 245 as it takes the responsibilities of the then Tanzania Global Development Learning Centre (TGDLC) which was established in year 2000 as a sub-component under the Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP).
It is a member of Association of African Development Learning Centers (AADLC) and the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) with over 120 networked development communication hubs globally. Both AADLC and GDLN have core functions that enable decision makers and mid-level professionals and practitioners to access and share the wealth of knowledge and experiences available in the world through the global communication system including video conferencing, Internet, Video, CD-ROM and Print.
TaGLA is a public interest, non-profit organization, whose operations will in future be met from the income it generates. As such, the Agency will be driven by both social benefit analysis and cost-benefit analysis.