Public-Private Partnership in TVET

(TBC), Pakistan
In-Country Program

| Program Focus |

Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) entities are slowly becoming centers of highly trained, skilled, and flexible manpower in most countries. In the Asia-Pacific region, TVET graduates emerge as prized resources for industries and institutions. Recently, more and more private entities have been tapping these resources. It is being practiced in most of the education centers including TVET entities, which gives greater chances of employability for the graduates.

Realizing the importance of an inclusive TVET development, this step is a big leap towards better and up-to-date planning, management, and improvement of the TVET system. With this, private industries will be able to help solve TVET systems’ shortage in financial resources and limited technologies, while the academe will ensure the quality and reliability of the TVET graduates that they will produce, which in turn may help the industries and the country achieve better manpower and workforce.

As National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) plays a very vital role in the TVET sector regarding policy guidelines, this program is essential for the organization in ensuring that their mission of providing direction and support to both sectors is accomplished. This will also help in enabling environment to the public and private sectors implement training for skills development, and enhance social and economic profile to both.

| Objectives |

This in-country program anchors on the following objectives:

  1. Familiarize participants with the approaches and innovations in public-private partnership
  2. Identify concerns, issues & challenges related to public-private participation in Pakistan
  3. Share best PPP practices in TVET system
  4. Explore the opportunities in public-private partnerships in Pakistan
  5. Prepare an action plan for strengthened participation of the private sector in the development and management of TVET institutions

| Key Components |

The main contents of the program are:

  1. Definition and key concepts of public-private partnership
  2. Challenges and approaches in PPP
  3. Models and best practices in PPP
  4. Action Plan for strengthened PPP in TVET

| Target group |

Twenty (20) participants from the TVET sector at the national and provincial level

| Collaborating Partner |

National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Pakistan