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Pakistan approves its first-ever TVET policy

The Government of Pakistan has approved the first-ever national policy for the technical and vocational education and training, which spell out the country’s priorities to equip youth with employable skills. The national technical and vocational training and education (TVET) policy ...

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Cooperation for better TVET system emphasized

Karachi, May 15, 2018: Leading industrialists and experts on Tuesday underlined the importance of close collaboration between industry and public sector for provision of employable skills to youth according to the demands of the job market. They also urged both ...

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Feature Stories

Sewing a Bright Future, Stitch by Stitch

Muhammad Nawaz alias Aashee is a transgender and she lives in Green Town, Lahore. Born in Gujrat, she moved to Lahore 20 years ago with her guru (mentor). It had been an escape from a life of constant degradation and ...

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Turning Dreams into Reality Skilfully

The city of Muzaffargarh lies along the bank of the Chenab River. This proximity is a boon for its thriving agricultural sector. In 2010, however, the area was shown the devastating downside of being so close to a thundering watercourse ...

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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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