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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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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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Curriculum revision rejuvenates garments sector

Shahzada Irfan Ahmed Pakistan’s readymade garments sector is full of potential but unfortunately its exports are hardly worth $ 4.5 billion a year. This is despite the fact that the country enjoys GSP Plus status awarded by the European Union ...

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