The Directorate of Technical Education and Skills Development (DTESD), Gilgit Baltistan with the facilitation of TVET Sector Support Programme convened donors conference for sustainability of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the region. The conference was organized with the support of TVET Sector Support Programme which is funded by the European Union and the Governments of Germany and Norway. The programme is implemented by GIZ and NAVTTC in collaboration with regional TEVTAs, PVTC and regional TVET bodies like GB DTESD. This conference provided a platform to present a Roadmap for sustainability of interventions of TVET Sector Support Programme carried out since 2011 in the region and to get full benefit of GB’s economic potential and attract substantive investment into Gilgit-Baltistan to implement 5 years ‘TVET Policy Implementation Plan’ and ‘GB TVET strategy 2030’.
The conference paved way for developing linkages for resource generation to enhance the quality and outreach of TVET delivery. On side-lines of this conference, a workshop was also organized that provided the platform of putting forth measures for sustainability of the achievements under TVET SSP and beyond. It also provided the basis for TVET sector to attract donors/ partners in funding key areas of the 5-year TVET Policy Implementation Plan and Gilgit Baltistan TVET Strategy (2021-30)