Reform Highlights

Career counselling, job placement services to be upgraded

ISLAMABAD, March, 30, 2018: Key federal and provincial organizations delivering vocational training have agreed to join hands for revitalize the career counselling and job placement services in Pakistan. A new concept to streamline the career counselling and job placement services ...

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Feature Stories

Career counselling plays pivotal role in youth employment

Career counselling can play an important role in enabling the youth in selecting a decent career path through vocational training, says Mr. Muzaffar Ali Bhutto, Managing Director Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA). He said trainees enrolled in ...

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Curriculum revision rejuvenates garments sector

Shahzada Irfan Ahmed Pakistan’s readymade garments sector is full of potential but unfortunately its exports are hardly worth $ 4.5 billion a year. This is despite the fact that the country enjoys GSP Plus status awarded by the European Union ...

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Profile Stories

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

Ammar Sheikh LAHORE: Pakistan’s youth bulge is an asset but it also poses a unique challenge for the country, most prominently, its role in socio-economic …

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Born in Jalandhar, an oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab, Rastgar was just two years when his parents moved to Pakistan …

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

LAHORE/KARACHI Ishrat Ansari ‘Skills training’ in renewable energy sector in Pakistan is gaining momentum; as the country is now focusing more on alternate means of …

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Meeting with a group of women hailing from different areas of Balochistan in her office Sana Durrani Chairperson of Balochistan Women Business Association (BWBA) is …

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Ishrat Ansari LAHORE/KARACHI In order to meet the challenges of modern times, technical training and skill development are the most important factors affecting any country’s …

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