Reform Highlights

NAVTTC established Textile Sector Skills Council

Islamabad, March 18, 2019: The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) notified the establishment of the Textile Sector Skills Council on March 15, 2019 to join-hand with the various associations from the textile sector. The Skills Council in Textile ...

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Provision of skilled workforce termed crucial for CPEC

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2019: The provision of demand driven technical and vocational education and training (TVET) among youth is termed crucial for the sustainability of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This was the crux of the discussion at a one-day ...

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Feature Stories

CBT gaining grounds in Pakistan

Islamabad February 12, 2019:Competency Based Training, a world-wide popular approach for quality vocational training, is fast gaining grounds in Pakistan as over 50,000 men and women across the country have signed up for various skills training programmes under this approach. ...

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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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