Tvet Policy: Govt to train at least 1m youth each year 

NAVTTC would also train 20% of all school-leavers


APP May 25, 2018
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ISLAMABAD: The government has set out the country’s first national policy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), under which at least one million youth will be trained each year. Under the new policy, National, Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) would also train 20% of all school-leavers, in addition to providing skills and training existing workers by 2025, said NAVTTC Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema on Thursday. He said the new policy showed the present government’s commitment to increasing access, relevant and the quality of technical and vocational training. This policy is an important milestone towards strengthening the technical and vocational sector, which would contribute to boost the economy of the country globally, he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 25th, 2018.

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