Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Forming hubs for TVET Innovation | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 2004
Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Education is focal Department of TVET Sector. DTVET has been making efforts with accelerated momentum to achieve advancement in vocational education in the country and to obtain the skilled workers essential for socio-economic development of country. Therefore, our country needs to reform the vocational education system and to contribute International TVET practice, experience and methodology.
Under DTVET, there are 3 Government Technical Colleges, 19 Government Technical Institutes, 34 Government Technical High Schools, Singapore-Myanmar Vocational Training Institute (SMVTI), Nyang Shwe Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) for vocational education and training. In all Government Technical Colleges and Institutes, the field in Civil, Electronics, Electrical Power and Mechanical and Information Technology are trained to the students who pass the matriculation exam. The training period for all trainings fields must take 3 years course and the diploma level is attained after completely finished in specific course. In all Government Technical High Schools, the field in Building, Electronics, Electrical, Building Services, Auto Mechanics, Machining and Metal Process Technology and Information Technology are trained to students who pass the Middle standard schools. The training period for all fields must take 2 years course and the certificate level is attained after completely finished.
Students who pass matriculation exam can join to SMVTI which offers 10 courses including hotel and Tourism subjects. Its training period must take 6 months and certificate level is attained after completely finished. NVTI offers demand-based modular courses especially short courses on Agriculture and Livestock, Hotel and Tourism, Engineering courses and training period varies on courses offered. Most of the students who’s finished in vocational fields can search and join to various Government Factories, Private Companies and other demand places according to their vocational fields.
DTVET is responsible for capacity building of human resources in various levels from all Government Technical Colleges, Government Technical Institutes and Government Technical High Schools in Myanmar in order to train qualified technicians and skilled persons. So, we need to develop these sectors such as formulating the program of strong linkages between academic and industries, setting the priorities for occupational skills that will be met with industrial needs, organizing training programs in vocational trades for the students who dropped out at various levels of the formal education system and training and nurturing skilled technicians who are imbued with a sense if conscientiousness and convictions to cherish the state.
DTVET is cooperating with other TVET related ministries and international organizations for formal and non-formal vocational training to promote TVET sector in Myanmar and to develop the TVET Master for Myanmar. We have to prepare work ready human resources in line with the growth of industrial sectors. We need to fulfill the needs of various industrial sectors and shape the future linkage among the institutes, industries and private sector in our country.
Nurturing Human Resources in Vocational Education to meet the industry demands which is relevant to TVET system in Myanmar
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to learn|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to learn|
|Equity of access in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Gender equality in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to learn|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to learn|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Moderately interested|
|Knowledge development||Moderately interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Moderately interested|
|Within my cluster||Moderately interested|
|With Africa||Moderately interested|
|With the Arab States||Moderately interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Moderately interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Moderately interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Moderately interested|