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TVET to mainstream youth employment

Islamabad, October 14, 2019: Experts at a dialogue have stressed to increase employment opportunities for the skilled workers so that they can join the formal labour market and contribute to the economy. The national dialogue on the “Employment for Skilled ...

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Experts, policymaker stress importance of NVQF

Islamabad July 30th, 2019: Policymakers and experts at a national conference here on Tuesday stressed the need for a national framework to ensure unified and standardized vocational training in the country. They expressed their views at the first-ever Conference on ...

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Feature Stories

The will makes the way

  By Sheher Bano Situated in the southwestern region of the country, Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. The 2017 Census shows that female make 47.5% (5.86 million) of the province’s total population (12.34 ...

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All for a skilled Balochistan and affluent Pakistan

By Sheher Bano Imam Ali, a trained general electrician, is on-the-job-training (OJT) at the maintenance department of Honda Superpower in a real worktime environment. “After practicing one phase wiring at the centre, here we are learning the difficult 3-phase electrical ...

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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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