HYDERABAD Jan 07, 2014: Sindh Technical and Vocational Training Authority organized two-week special courses on different vocational trades for the girls’ students from the general stream of education in a bid to motivate youth to learn skills and earn a decent livelihood.
Short-term vocational training was imparted as a follow up of the TVET sensitization drive, which the STEVTA has recently launched in high and higher secondary schools of Sindh to motivate young boys and girls to adopt TVET as their career path. The TVET Reform Support Programme,which is co-funded by the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Federal Republic of Germany and being implemented by the GIZ, is supporting the awareness campaign.
At the end of the two-weeks training courses, a certificate distribution ceremony was held at Vocational Training Center Qasimabad, Hyderabad Sindh, Where 66 regular female students who have completed 15 days trainings in vocational trade were awarded certificates.
Jamal Mustafa Syed, Divisional Commissioner of Hyderabad Sindh was the chief guest of the ceremony, while Director Technical education (Vocational), Abdul Hafiz Abro, Director schools Hyderabad Muhammad Alam, Principal GCT Ghulam Ahmad, teachers of the schools and a large number of parents were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner appreciated the efforts of STEVTA, adding that STEVTA gave an opportunity to girl’s students for learning skills. He said it is very beneficial for students’ career.
Mr. Abdul Hafeez Abro, Director STEVTA Hyderabad, explained the activities included in the training and sensitization. He said that 100 girl students of Government Girls High School Gole Building Hyderabad went through the training courses. At the end Commissioner Jamal Mustafa distributed sixty six certificates among students and visited different sections of the training center.