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Where struggle meets destiny

By Sheher Bano The smiling and ambitious Maham Nasira, Principal of Pakistan Readymade Garment Technical Training Institute (PRGTTI), is a graduate of College of Home Economics, with her majors in Clothing and Textile. Situated on the main Shahra-e-Faisal Karachi, the ...

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A mission with passion

By Sheher Bano Situated in the jurisdiction of Malir Police Checkpost # 6, D 4 Design outlet, is giving on-the-job training (OJT) to seven bright girls who were enrolled in the competency-based AUTO CAD course at Vocational Training Institute (VTI), ...

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The first step towards change is awareness

By Sheher Bano Established in 1981, the Government College of Technology, for Girls (GCTG), Karimabad is the pioneer technical training institute of Karachi, imparting Diploma of Associate Engineers (DAE) in various disciplines to the female youth of Karachi. The first ...

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Choosing to make a difference

By Sheher Bano Creating training opportunities keeping in mind the people with special needs is not only time consuming but also requires the courage to break old moulds. It also needs an out-of-box thinking to create something special for those ...

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Harnessing the potential within

By Sheher Bano “My father saw an Ad of Auto mechanic course offered by the Skill Development Council (SDC), in a newspaper and we applied for it,” said Hamza Rasool and Umer Rasool, the two brothers who are among the ...

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Developing a passion for learning

By Sheher Bano A banner displayed at the entrance of the Fabricating and Welding Department of AMANTech (Aman Institute for Vocational Training), Korangi Creek, says it all: “Fabricating your dreams into reality”. One needs to develop a passion for learning, ...

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Engaging Private Sector for Growth and Employability

Attempts at bringing in the private industry in the TVET sector should be all-encompassing, covering all aspects, ranging from their input in designing curriculum to evaluating students. Making the industry stakeholder in the entire process will help in gaining their ...

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Private sector engagement to push TVET reforms in Punjab

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is a discipline of education, training and learning activity that helps beneficiaries secure skilled jobs or opt for self-employment. The skill-set they obtain through this training, make them eligible to enter in the ...

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NAVTTC notifies two Sector Skills Councils

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has established industry-led Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) to produce skilled workforce according to the needs of hospitality and construction sectors. The establishment of SSCs in these two sectors was the result of an extensive consultation ...

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Career counselling plays pivotal role in youth employment

Career counselling can play an important role in enabling the youth in selecting a decent career path through vocational training, says Mr. Muzaffar Ali Bhutto, Managing Director Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA). He said trainees enrolled in ...

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