STEVTA Introduces Competency Based Training, Assessment

STEVTA introduces Competency Based Training, Assessment

The Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority( Sindh TEVTA ) has introduced the Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) in demand driven trades to produce skilled workforce.

HYDERABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Sep, 2018 ) :The Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority( Sindh TEVTA ) has introduced the Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) in demand driven trades to produce skilled workforce.

These demand driven trades would ensure better employability for the graduates of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) as industry is onboard from the time of curriculum development up to assessment, Director Industrial Coordination Abdul Hafeez Abro made these remarks while briefing the media at a local hotel after the visit of Vocational Training Institute (VTI) Kotri on Friday.

He informed that the VTI Kotri was being converted into Center of Excellence, with the support of the TVET Sector Support Programme (SSP), funded by the European Union and governments of Germany and Norway.

The SSP is supporting the federal and provincial governments to reform the TVET system and build the capacity of partners leading towards better job prospects leading towards an improved TVET system, he said and told that the Programme has supported the government in development of National TVET Policy and National Vocational Qualification Framework, the main pillars of an effective TVET system.

He shared a detailed presentation on the functions and achievements of Sindh TEVTA adding that provincial government and Management of STEVTA were making all out efforts to increase the enrollment in over 250 institutes to decrease the unemployment among youth.

He informed that the Competency Based Training was a modern training system of the NVQF which ensures nationally recognized certificate for local and international employment.

He said that the training courses are offered in most demand driven trades with the active involvement of industry adding that industry and private sector is the backbone of the modern system.

He urged the media to play its role in removing the social stigma attached with vocational training so more and more youth can join this training system as this will lead to the poverty alleviation.

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