Professional & Technical Training
Professional and Technical Training is a key driver of economic growth because
of its positive linkage with employability, entrepreneurship, women empowerment
and productivity contributing to building a knowledge-based productive economy.
Every Pakistani citizen must be allowed to reach his or her full potential if
Pakistan aims to transform itself into a just, prosperous, and sustainable
society in near future.
To cater for the professional and technical training requirements of the country
after devolution, the Government has taken a very timely decision by creating a
dedicated Ministry of Professional & Technical Training for the purpose.
This Ministry is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing
efforts to provide quality training to professionals and skilled technicians.
Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE) has undertaken
computerization of examination activities introduction of new certificates with
additional security features and completed digital archiving of old record and
National Centre for Rural Developments conducted 58 training courses/workshops
and trained 1501 participants from elected representatives, senior and mid level
officers from nation building departments and representatives of NGOs.
Pakistan Manpower Institute conducted 36 training programmes and trained 1363
officers/executives in the field of human resource development planning,
management and information technology to officers and executive from public and
private sectors organizations and conducted related research.
During the year 2011, Academy of Educational Planning and Management trained
more than 400 Education Managers from all over the country in various areas such
as Planning & Management, Financial Management and use of data in educational
planning and management. AEPAM has also completed three research studies on
various issues related to education.
For poverty alleviation and women empowerment, National Education Foundation is
providing them jobs at their doorsteps. A pilot project of 10 Community Learning
Centres for imparting skill development for females has been successfully
Construction of 04 Community Schools, Buildings
in Muzaffarabad AJ&K under the project “Grant for Sustainability of Community
Schools were also established by NEF.
Books were provided to the libraries of 100
private educational institutions all over the country.
Under the National Talent Pool,
During the last year, 18 consultancies in various fields of specialization have
been arranged through the visits of highly qualified overseas Pakistani
professionals i.e. 06 in Applied Sciences, 05 in Medical Sciences, 04 in Natural
Sciences, 01 in Social Sciences, 01 in IT and 01 in Management under
“President’s Programme for the Care of
Highly Qualified Overseas Pakistanis”.
National Internship Programme
offered internship facilities to approximately 40,000 graduates from all over
the country during 2008- 2011.
National Commission for Human Development started Adult Literacy Programme 2011
under which 2,568 centers were completed, 64,200 learners enrolled, 2600
teachers and 260 local supervisors trained.
Universal Primary Education-2011
Supported enrollment of
2.3 million children
Establishment of Feeder Schools 11,291
Enrollment in Feeder Schools 500,000
Training of teachers
National Vocational & Technical Training
NAVTEC is involved in policy making, strategy formulation and regulation and
revamping of TVET system.
132,487 youth received vocational & technical
training through NAVTEC’s sponsored programme so far, whereas 26,662 people
equipped with skills during current financial year.
Established 125 new Vocational & Technical
Training Centers in uncovered tehsils of the country.
agreements with Netherland, Germany & European Union on Technical Assistance Implementation
Agreement through German International Development Agency (implementation of
National Skills Strategy)
Developed international linkages with various
TVET partners such as JICA, UNESCO, TIKA, GIZ, World Bank, British Council, ILO,
UNIDO, USAID, EU etc
41 curricula of Technical & Vocational stream
have been notified so far
107 skill standard have been adopted from Sri
Lanka with copy rights
500 teachers trained through Training of Trainers
Developed a plan to impart training to the youth
of Balochistan at large-scale by utilizing the institutes of Punjab, Sindh and