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Maldives Polytechnic

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2019

Maldives Polytechnic was created by a Presidential Decree under Article 116 of the constitution of the Maldives on April 12, 2010 as the national government institution to develop, manage and provide training facilities for technical and vocational education and training. The institution has evolved over the years since founded in 1975. The following historical facts outline the journey of Maldives Polytechnic,

  • Founded as Vocational Training Centre (VTC) on 14th October 1975.
  • In October 1996 VTC was transferred to Maldives Institute of Technical Education (MITE)
  • In 1999 MITE was changed to Faculty of Engineering Technology (FET) under Maldives College of Higher Education
  • The current name, Maldives Polytechnic was established on 12th April 2010
Maldives Polytechnic operates within the Maldives Qualification Framework aligned with the principles and practices of partnership with the industry and community to provide demand driven skills development for economic growth and the needs of the people for employment.


Mission

The leading national centre for excellence in vocational and technical education.

Mission: To create opportunities for school leavers and adult learners to acquire skills, knowledge and values for employability and lifelong learning in a global economy


Objectives

1. Provide demand driven skills training programs relevant to the industry requirement, and seek industry assistance and collaboration in conducting such training programs

2. Organize and conduct mobile skills training program

3. Offer employability skills and knowledge to job seekers.

4. Facilitate and support employers for the upgrading of their technical and vocational skills

5. Develop technical and vocational training programs to create pathways for higher education and training.

6. Support continuing education for skilled workers through Open Learning and ELearning

7. Provide career guidance and assistance in job placement with support from industry

8. Identify the special trade skills practiced in different localities of the country (e.g. boat building, blacksmithing, lacquer work, weaving and embroidery) and implement programs to promote these trade skills in various parts of the country.

9. Encourage invention and promote innovation in technical and vocational area and disseminate such invention and innovation to the public.

10. Undertake research on technical and vocational education and publish such research


Regular tasks

Maldives Polytechnic offers programs, and courses, workshops and seminars that are demand driven and needs based made available through

  • Structured cooperative types of training (Classes, seminars, workshops)
  • On-the-job-training /Apprenticeship programs in partnership with industry
  • Open Learning/Distance Education/E-Learning
  • Mobile Training
  • Private/Community training providers

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
  Secondary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
  Moderately interested
  
With the Arab States
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean    Not interested
  




Contact

Maldives Polytechnic
Rehendhi Hingun
Galolhu
20364 Malé
Maldives

http://www.polytechnic.edu.mv

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Ahmed Nasir
Head of Institute



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Majida Majeed
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