PR No. 258 Islamabad

Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP), in collaboration with United Nations Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (UNCTITF), organized a Capacity Building Workshop on “Management of Training Institutes” for TVET sector managers/Principals across Punjab from 20-24 February 2017 in Lahore.

The workshop was aimed at equipping the managers/principals of TEVT institute across Punjab with latest tools and skills needed for better delivery of technical and vocational training for producing skilled man power for different sectors of the national economy.  It covered training modules on subjects like Overview of Technical Education and Vocational Training in Pakistan, TVET Institutional Business Process, Registration and Accreditation, Issues and Challenges in TEVT Institution Management, Total Quality Management in Technical & Vocational Education and Training, Career Guidance/Counseling & Employment Services, Emerging Trends in TVET sector like Competency Based Training (CBT) & Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and Human Recourse Development in TVET sector,

This provincial workshop is in continuation of a national workshop, held last year in Islamabad, under a project for the capacity building of TVET sector in Pakistan, launched jointly by Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP) and United Nations Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (UNCTITF).   Similar capacity building workshops will be held in Sindh, KPK and Balochistan in coming months.

Ms. Leila Khan, chairperson Prime Minister’s Youth Programme said, “Current Government is fully committed to socio-economic development of Pakistan by imparting quality skill training to our vibrant youth in demand driven trades, relevant not only in the national but international markets as well”.  She added,” We are, therefore, focused on capacity building of the TEVT sector managers in the country, in order to make the system more productive and useful in different sectors of economy”.