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Industry linkage is a must for better TVET system

Karachi February 14, 2019: Policymakers, experts and representatives of various industry associations here on Thursday emphasised the need of providing youth with market-led technical education and vocational training (TVET), saying strong industry linkage guarantees better employment prospects for the learners. ...

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CBT graduates received certificates

KARACHI February 13, 2019: Hundreds of young men and women received certificates after completing a special workplace-based training programme offered by the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) at a ceremony held here on Wednesday. The ...

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Feature Stories

The outfit that fits; It’s all about style

By Sheher Bano Beautifully designed kurtis, tops, ladies’ suites, trousers etc. in vibrant colours and adorned with very intricate embroidery, were displayed in the wooden almirahs, lined along the walls of a room downstairs. On the display were also other ...

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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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