NAVTTC ACTIVITIES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 2013
Monitoring and Evaluation visits
Regional Director and Director (Admin) Regional Office, Islamabad paid a monitoring visit on 07-05-2013 to inspect the Boarding and Lodging facilities of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)
Director (Admin) Regional Office, Islamabad paid a monitoring visit on 09-05-2013 to inspect the on going training for Sargodha Package in Pak-Emirates a Project of Zia Siddique Foundation, Rawalpindi.
Director (Admin) Regional Office, Islamabad paid a monitoring visit to Resource Development Institute, Rawat on 13-05-2013 for the end of course completion/evaluation report.
Director (Admin) Regional Office, Islamabad paid a monitoring visit on 14-05-2013 to inspect and discuss the progress of the on going training with GM Telecom Foundation in Telecom Foundation, Islamabad.
Director (Admin) and Deputy Director (M&E) Regional Office, Islamabad paid a monitoring visit on 21-05-2013 to inspect and discuss the progress/problems faced by the trainees of the on going training in National Logistic Cell, Mandra .
Inspection of Institute for Public Private Partnership
Director (Admin) along with Deputy Director (M&E) Regional Office, Islamabad visited Community Services Program, Muzzafarabad on account of inspection of institute for Public Private Partnership on 17th May 2013.
Certificate Distribution Ceremony
Director (Admin) Regional Office, Islamabad visited Resource Development Institute, Rawat on account of certificate distribution ceremony for the passed out trainees that took place on 27th May 2013.
Meeting of Regional Director, NAVTTC, Lahore with Project Manager, Mercy Corps (International NGO)
Meeting of Regional Director, NAVTTC, Lahore was held with Project Manager, Mercy-Corps (International NGO) on 2nd May, 2013 to discuss the possibility of extending scope of technical and vocational training to the rehabilitated tuberculosis patients. Mercy Corps will provide district-wise data of rehabilitated patients to the NAVTTC initially.
Visit to TEVTA, Lahore for preparation of PC-II
Deputy Director (P&BD) and Deputy Director (M&E-I) visited TEVTA, Lahore for preparation of PC-II regarding training and construction of Centre of Excellence in Civil Construction in collaboration with Kigdom of Saudi Arabia and Islamic Development Bank on 2nd May, 2013.
Visit of Institutes imparting training on STSDC for Youth of Southern Punjab including GTTI for Women, Jatoi & Alipur, District Muzaffargarh
Director and Deputy Director, NAVTTC Sub-Office, Multan carried out visits of 11 training institutes at Multan, Ali & Jatoi to supervise on-going training and to evaluate the conduct of NAVTTC sponsored courses under the project STSDC for the youth of Southern Punjab from 13th May, 2013 to 17th May, 2013.
Visit of Director General (Admn), NAVTTC Headquarters to NAVTTC Regional Office, Lahore
Director General (Admn), NAVTTC Headquarteers visited NAVTTC Regional Office, Lahore on 15th May, 2013. During the visit, detailed presentation on working of NAVTTC Regional Office, Lahore was made to Director General (Admn).
Mid Course evaluation of courses being conducted at Government Technical Training Institute, Dinga, District Gujrat
Deputy Director (M&E-I) visited GTTI, Dinga, District Gujrat for mid course evaluation of NAVTTC sponsored courses on 28th May, 2013.
Visit to COTHM, Lahore to supervise the conduct of trainees
Deputy Director (M&E-I) visited COTHM, Lahore on 28th May, 2013 to supervise the conduct of trainees being trained in the trades of Front Office Skills and Food Production.
Meeting with Dr. Raza Hashmi, Rerpresentative of NGO Mercy Corps, Lahore
Meeting of Director (M&E) and Deputy Director (M&E) was held with Dr. Raza Hashmi, Representative of NGO Mercy Corps, Lahore working for TB-Cure Program, to identify the potential areas for training of rehabilitated patients from TB on 31st May, 2013.
Meeting Regarding Attestation of Certificates
A meeting Regarding Attestation of Technical & Vocational Training Certificates was held at NAVTTC Regional Office Khyber PakhtunKhwa under the chairmanship of Regional Director on May 15, 2013 at 1100 hours, which was attended by Mr. Shakeel Ahmad (Director General Technical Education & Manpower Training), Mr. Hazrat Zubair (Secretary Trade Testing Board), Mr. Sajjad Ali Shah (Director NAVTTC), Mr. Yasir Ali Rasheed (Deputy Director NAVTTC) and Mr. Muhammad Alamzeb (Assistant NAVTTC).
Meeting under the Chairmanship of Mr. Javed Iqbal, Regional Director, KPK
Meeting under the Chairmanship of Mr. Javed Iqbal, Regional Director held on 27thMay, 2013 with representative of Government Advance Technical Training Centre Peshawar, Government Technical and Vocational Training Centre for Women, Peshawar and Paraplegic Centre Hayatabad in communication with short term Skill Development Programmes for POLIO victims/physically challenged persons under UNESCO & NAVTTC.
Visits / Meetings with GIZ Members
GIZ members including MR. Hans Bruns , Coordinator, TVET Reforms Support Programme visited NAVTTC , HQ, Islamabad on 23-05 -2013 for introduction of GIZ officials with the new Executive Director, NAVTTC Mr. Raashid Bashir Mazari, and to give Presentation of Progress Report regarding TVET Reforms Support Programme in Pakistan. On the Occasion, DG (P&D), DG (A&C) and other officials of NAVTTC also attended the meeting.
Mr. Hans Bruns gave a brief presentation about Components I, II, and III of TVET Reforms Support Programme and after presentation a question answer session was also held for understanding and cooperation. Executive Director told the delegation that all the required cooperation would be extended to GIZ and action would be taken keeping in view the available human resource/legal position of the demand.
NVQF meeting with Mr. Raymond & Ms. Shazia from GIZ was held on 8th May, 2013.
Meeting with GIZ to discuss ongoing activity of Accreditation Awareness Program under TVET Reform Support Program on 30th May, 2013.
Meeting with ILO Project Coordinator
A two member’s delegation of ILO including Ms. Farida Khan, National Project Coordination, Promoting Gender Equality for decent Employment held a meeting with new Executive Director, NAVTTC on 25-05-2013. Mr. Abdul Latif, DG (P&D) along with Dr. Munir A. Khan, Director (IC), and others also attended the meeting. MS. Farida Khan gave a detail presentation about the pace of work for making necessary recommendations in the certain provision of “Apprenticeship Ordinance.1962 ´ in consultations with the NAVTTC and other stake holders.
Visit of Executive Director
Executive Director, NAVTTC visited NAVTTC Regional Office, Karachi on 28th May, 2013. The Regional Director, NAVTTC, Sindh Dr. Muhammad Ali briefed him regarding the ongoing activities and achievements of Regional Office, Karachi and gave a Power Point Presentation to Executive Director, NAVTTC
Orientation session for Assessors / Experts
01 day Orientation Session for Assessors/ Experts was held at Islamabad on 21st May, 2013 to create awareness about the NAVTTC Accreditation assessment System/Procedure.
Country wide Accreditation Awareness campaign Program for the TVET related people has been started to disseminate awareness and implications of Accreditation. Third session held at Karachi May, 27th 2013
Meeting for TVET Regulatory Framework
TVET Regulatory Framework Meeting on Examination and Certification was held on 22nd May, 2013 at NAVTTC HQs. Islamabad under the chairmanship of the DG (A&C).
TVET Regulatory Framework Working Group meeting on Accreditation was held on 24th May, 2013 at NAVTTC HQs. Islamabad under the chairmanship of the DG (A&C).
Regulations to establish an independent and impartial National Accreditation Council for Technical and Vocational Stream (NAC-TVS) in final phase.
National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) Meeting
A National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) meeting was conducted at Lahore to review/revise the contents of the three years course of Diploma of Associate Engineering (DAE). More than 50 experts both from public and private sector having representation of industry, academia, researchers, TEVTAs and BTEs participated in the review process. The working groups for each course thoroughly conducted deliberations on the contents of the curriculum and incorporated their suggestions keeping in view the requirements of the local as well as international market. The courses were reviewed/revised for the following technologies:
1. Bio-Medical Technology
2. Chemical Technology (Specialization in Sugar)
3. Electrical Technology
5. Mechanical Technology (Specialization in Vacuum)
6. Sugar Technology
7. Textile Weaving
8. Textile Spinning
Review of Vocational Trades for Hospitality Sector
NAVTTC received five curricula of vocational trades having duration from 06 to 10 month pertaining to Hospitality Sector. The courses were developed on the philosophy of competency based training by GIZ under the TVET Reform Support Program for which review was conducted at Lahore by five working groups having representation of hospitality industry, Chef Association of Pakistan, subject specialists of TEVTAs and BTEs. The five courses reviewed were as under:
2. F&B Captain
3. Sou Chef
4. Chef de Partie