Importance of effective Quality Assurance Mechanism emphasized

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Staff Reporter

National Vocational and Technical Training Commission achieved a milestone by establishing National Accreditation Council for Technical and Vocational Stream (NAC-TVS).

The council will implement the quality assurance mechanism to assess the quality of trainings of technical and vocational institutes and advise them to bring the standards of technical education at par with the international standards to secure valuable share in global job market.

Inaugural meeting of NAC-TVS was held in NAVTTC headquarters. Chairman NAVTTC, Syed Javed Hassan in opening remarks said that the establishment of NAC-TVS is a landmark event in the history of TVET sector as it will not only be effective in quality assurance but it will also act as a platform to develop and improve international linkages.

Executive Director NAVTTC, Dr. Nasir Khan mentioned that establishment of National Accreditation Council for Technical and Vocational Stream reflects the fulfillment of Prime Minister’s vision to impart quality skills to youth.

Inaugural meeting will act as a catalyst to devise an action plan to achieve the objectives of newly established council, said Khan.

Chairman NAC-TVS, Mian Waqas Masud said that council will serve the purpose of grading the technical and vocational institutes according to the international standards.

Chief Executive Officer NAC-TVs, Dr. Muqeem-ul-Islam mentioned that this is an important step and it will help changing the landscape of TVET sector through quality assurance and enhancing the employment opportunities abroad.