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

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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