TA&QEC approves accreditation of 77 more TVET institutes

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The 20th meeting of TVET Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Committee (TA&QEC) was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Hilal Sheikh, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industries, at National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Headquarters Islamabad. The series of meetings were held for three days wherein accreditation assessment reports of 90 TVET institutes were presented for final approval. The committee after thorough evaluation of assessment reports granted Institutional Accreditation to 31 TVET institutes while 46 TVET institutes were awarded Program Accreditation.

The Acting Executive Director, NAVTTC, Mr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman, appreciated role of National Accreditation Council and TA&QEC for uplifting the quality of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutes across Pakistan. He stated that accreditation is a process of quality assurance in TVET institutes that demands all of us to have an impartial role in this activity and we should avoid any partisan approach towards any institute.

He shared the steps taken by NAVTTC contributing to national human resource development and has generated a large number of employments for the skilled youth, overseas and nationally, benefitting the individuals as well as the national economy. He said the government is focusing on imparting quality and demand driven skills among youth and NAVTTC under the guidance of Minister for Education and Professional Training, Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, NAVTTC has taken numerous steps to organize Skills and TVET system of the country on modern lines, and is delivering high quality training. , as per international standards.

The Chairman, National Accreditation Council for Technical and Vocational Stream (NAC-TVS), Mian Waqas Masood, thanked the Committee members for their valuable presence and briefed the participants about performance of the National Accreditation Council and informed the participants that in addition to 535 locally accreted institutes 10 institutes have been internationally accredited and six other institutes are being processed for international accreditation.

NAVTTC under the guidance of Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training imparted training to about 379,350 youth, and 75,000 trained in high-tech trades, with 71% employment rate. Another batch of 63,000 youth are being given skill trainings through 930 training partners and reputed universities

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