Pakistan’s technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system is confronted with numerous challenges in the area of access, quality, equity and relevance. The existing limited number of training institutes is unable to cater to the growing young population. Quality and relevance of the training itself is not up to the mark, while there is limited cooperation between the public and private sector as far as TVET policy formulation and delivery is concerned. To support the Government of Pakistan’s endeavors of reforming the TVET system under the National Skills Strategy (NSS), a five-year TVET Reform Support Programme, launched in April 2011, is being implemented with the active collaboration of public and private sector stakeholders across Pakistan.
TVET Reform Support Programme is being implemented through following 5 Components;