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Accreditation system for TVET institutes launched in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 14 March, 2013: For the first time in Pakistan an accreditation system for TVET institutes against defined benchmarks was launched by the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). In an initial phase 14 institutes, providing technical and vocational ...

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Maid to perfection

Ever wondered how important housemaids are to your households, especially when you are too time-starved to cope yourself? They know more about your house than you know. You confide in them more than in anybody else and leave them in ...

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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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