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National Vocational and Technical Training Commission

UNEVOC Centre since 2008




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The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) is an autonomous organization created under the act of Parliament (NAVTTC Act 2011), to regulate and provider coordination and policy direction for technical education & vocational trainings throughout Pakistan, and establish international linkages with reputable TVET entities around the world.

Since its inception, NAVTTC has taken several interventions for reforming TVET sector in Pakistan. As a first step, it evolved a National Skills Strategy in consultation with all the stakeholders including industrialists, chambers of commerce, employers, academia, policy makers and international development partners. The NSS provides a comprehensive action plan for revamping of TVET in the country. Several actions have already been taken on the recommendations contained in the NSS, which includes development of National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVQF), national qualifications system for teachers, code of conduct, accreditation system, HRD policy for TVET, skill standards, and curricula in priority areas.

Under the Act, NAVTTC is responsible for setting-up of national occupational skills standards, development of curriculum, national qualification framework, labour market information analysis, training of trainers, public private partnership, setting-up of institutional standards for TVET providers, and establishing and promoting linkages among various stakeholders at the national as well as international level. To summarize, NAVTTC is mandated to perform the following functions:

-National Policies, Strategies, and Regulation

-National Qualification Framework (NQF)

-Designing & Implementing Skill Training Programmes to bridge the demand-supply gap

-Accreditation, Certification, Skill Standards & Curricula

-Performance Evaluation System

-TVET Development through Public-Private Partnership

-Labor Market Information System

NAVTTC’s vision is 'Skills for Employability, Skills for All’. Its mission is to provide direction, support and an enabling environment to the public and private sectors to implement training for skills development in order to enhance social and economic profile.

UNEVOC Centre Coordinator
Dr Nasir Khan
Executive Director
National Vocational & Technical Training Commission

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr Nasir Khan
Executive Director
National Vocational & Technical Training Commission



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