MAY 20, 2022:
The program was implemented in collaboration with the European Union, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, and through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). Will provide a total of 51 simulators to support the implementation of digital training and digitized learning options.
The donor-funded Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector Support Program (SSP) today provided seven digital learning aids to the Center for Excellence (CoE) of the Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) at Mughalpura. / Simulators provided. Learning Aids were developed by trained graduates of the workplace based training model available in Sindh under the TVET Sector Support Program. The Center of Excellence at Mughalpura, where the event was held, has also been upgraded in collaboration with TVET SSP.
A total of 51 simulators have been developed in 4 institutions of Sindh in collaboration with TVET Sector Support Program. A total of 23 simulators will be provided to Punjab TEVTA institutions in Lahore, Okara, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur, Gujarat, Lodhran and Sargodha. Private sector companies have played a key role in their research and development, as well as in assembling, as well as in quality assurance of simulators during the production process. These learning tools / simulators will be crucial in providing competency-based training in the automobile, HVAC, electrical and renewable energy trades.
Speaking at the event, Iris Cordella Roitzol, Head of the TVET Sector Support Program, said, “Innovative ways to promote TVET reform in Pakistan are a key factor in our success. Initially, our goal was to introduce governance reform and competency-based training (CBT). Now, a decade later, we are focusing on technical and vocational education and training in the field of vocational education in Pakistan through competency-based training methods. Looking at the mainstream, we can clearly see the progress. We can say for sure that Pakistan is on the right track for TVET reforms. ”
Speaking at the event, Mr. Swain Roish, First Secretary of the EU Delegation to Pakistan, Team Leader Governance and Education, said, “The EU Delegation to Pakistan has been promoting technical and vocational education for over a decade. And is supporting policy reform. At present our support for the TVET sector in Pakistan is over 90 million Euros and we intend to continue our support in the years to come. We are pleased to see that The best results of our efforts are coming.
In his closing remarks at the event, Director General Operations Punjab TEVTA, Rao Rashid said, “In close collaboration with the Provincial Technical Education and Vocational Training Authorities (TEVTAs) TVET Sector Support Program, With the help of training tools in the form of simulators, young men and women can come forward and learn innovative skills.
The event was attended by development partners, public and private sector stakeholders, CoE staff and media representatives. The TVET Sector Support Program is funded by the European Union (EU), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, and is funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and National Vocational. And implemented through the Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC).
The story originally appeared in Roze News