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    Vocational Training Courses In Pakistan

  • PM Khan urges Japan to support Pakistan in education, vocational training

    According to Radio Pakistan, avenues of multi-faceted cooperation between the two sides were discussed during the meeting, including cooperation in education and health sectors as well as skill enhancement of the youth...

    PM Khan recalled that Japan External Trade Organisation in its 2018 report recognised Pakistan as one of the top friendly destinations for Japanese investment...

  • Pakistan needs more vocational training

    The 2018 UNDP National Human Development Report (NHDR) shows that 64 per cent of Pakistan’s population is below 30 years of age, which makes it the youngest population in South Asia...

    Yet Pakistan is one of the worst performers in terms of technical and vocational education and training (TVET)...

  • Vocational training linked to economic growth

    LAHORE: Punjab finance minister Dr Ayesha Ghous Pasha has said that without promoting technical education and vocational training, economic growth is not possible...

    “Provision of job opportunities to the youth of the province is a priority for the government and sufficient funds have been allocated in the next budget for the promotion of technical and vocational training,” she said after visiting different stalls at the Skills Expo...

  • PRU training courses start today

    LAHORE: The Olympic Solidarity Fund Training and Education Course will be starting here on Wednesday under the aegis of the Pakistan Rugby Union (PRU)...

    Senior educator coach Ismail Kadir from the Asian Rugby who has reached Lahore will conduct various courses with the first course starting on Wednesday which will be followed by rugby ready, level-I 7s and Level-2 7s courses...

  • SC issues detailed verdict on police training courses

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ruled that all police personnel who have completed their required period to become eligible for professional training courses be immediately sent for training...

    “The competent authority will ensure in future that in case police officials are bypassed for such trainings because of department’s fault, or to extend a favour to any junior, or negligence by the authority concerned, their inter se seniority...

  • Vocational education: Chinese varsity in city by February next

    LAHORE: A Chinese university of technical and vocational education is being established in Lahore by February next year for, what official sources said, raising human resource for the sectors Beijing is interested in exploring in Punjab...

    The Punjab Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) had signed an agreement with the Tianjin University of Technology and Education, China, on May 17 this year to collaborate in...

  • ‘Vocational education reforms vital to CPEC’s success’

    ISLAMABAD: The EU-funded technical and vocational education sector reforms project will help develop skills required for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    This was stated by EU Ambassador Jean Francois Cautain while discussing the 63 million euros vocational education sector reforms project with State Minister for Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehman on Wednesday, says a press release...

  • 126 vocational centres made functional

    QUETTA: Of the 172 vocational training centres in Balochistan, 126 have been made functional by the provincial government...

    “The industries department succeeded in making 126 vocational centres functional out of the existing 172 in the province,” Small Industries Director General Saira Atta said on Wednesday...

  • Vocational schools to be set up

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has decided to establish vocational and technical schools in the federal capital...

    The decision was taken at the National Education Foundation’s Board of Governors meeting, chaired by State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehaman...

  • ‘Vocational’ centres for Uighurs prescribed

    BEIJING: China’s far-western Xinjiang region has inserted into its anti-extremism regulations new clauses that prescribe the use of “vocational training centres” to “educate and transform” people influenced by extremist ideology...

    Chinese officials have denied enforcing arbitrary detention and political re-education across a network of secret camps, instead saying that some citizens guilty of minor offences were sent to vocational...

  • Three vocational centres to be set up in Hub for women

    QUETTA: The Hub Power Company (Hubco) on Monday announced it would set up three vocational training centres for women living in three villages of the Hub area...

    The vocational centres will be set up in Goth Qadir Bakhsh Gadoor, Goth Allana Gadoor and Goth Abbas Gadoor in the Hub area...

  • Horses for courses

    KARACHI: It was in 2012 that a young National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) graduate Sunil Shankar impressed theatre lovers with his intrepid undertaking of Peter Shaffer’s complex play Equus at a festival held at the academy...

    It made an impression on the audience on multiple levels — the understanding of the psychosocial undercurrents of the script, and conjuring a corresponding environment where the entire expanse of the stage...
  • Nurses resent denial of NOCs for postgraduate courses

    LAHORE: The nursing staff of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital lodged a protest against their medical superintendent for withholding no objection certificates (NOCs) of their colleagues who want to join postgraduate courses...

    In an application to the health department, the nurses said MS Dr Waqar Nabi Bajwa, through a letter addressed to the principal of the Post Graduate College of Nursing Punjab, had requested to grant permission to the...

  • Anti-Trump wave courses through Republican ranks

    NEW YORK: In an open letter 50 Republican national security experts have warned that presidential nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history...

    The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president
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