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Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources
Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MOLHR)

UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 1999

The Department has the responsibility concerning all aspects of vocational education and training (VET), skills development and out of school youths that relate directly to employment opportunities. The Department of Technical Education (DTE) is now mandated to act as the focal agency to plan, develop and coordinate all human resource development activities for the country.

The DTE is purely a government organization. It also currently offers skill training programmes for school leavers, villagers and special groups of people i.e. disabled, juveniles, monks,nuns and spouses of armed force personnel, etc.


Mission

To achieve a globally competitive workforce through a holistic TVET that creates a more cohesive society and secures a stable economic future for all citizens.



Objectives

  • To ensure quality VET, relevant to labour market.
  • To increase access to VET programmes.
  • To provide guidance and support to institutes on changes in TVET policies, interventions and strategies;
  • To Design, develop and review curricula (Public and Private);
  • To Develop and review guidelines (TOT, Curriculum, CBLM);
  • To carryout capacity development programs to TVET providers (Public and Private);


Regular tasks

  • Develop, strengthen and promote TVET through policy formulation, review, coordination and advocacy;
  • Provide access, relevant and quality TVET;
  • Facilitate training of educators in the field of TVET;
  • Supply skilled manpower into the Bhutanese economy based on labour market needs;
  • Develop and stimulate innovative TVET projects in close co-operation with the technical training institutes;
  • Provide policy recommendations based on research in the field of TVET. * Design, develop and review curricula for TVET programs;
  • Design, develop and review instructional resources, learning resources, e-learning tools for TVET programs;
  • Carry out capacity development programs for faculty and managers from TVET providers (Public and Private) and industries in teaching methodology, professionalism, leadership and management;
  • Facilitate liaison services to the TVET training providers in establishing industry institute linkages and linkages with other stakeholders;
  • Develop linkages with reputed TVET institutes at regional and international levels;
  • Promote TVET through various strategic advocacy programmes;
  • Coordinate community Skills development programs
  • Provide administrative support to the institutions under the purview of DTE for infrastructure development and HR management;
  • Provide guidance and support to institutes on changes in TVET related policies, interventions and strategies;
  • Provide vocational career guidance and post training facilitation to the graduates of the TVET institutes, through interventions such as the Alumni, Business Incubation Units, Life-long learning opportunities and the formation of Self Help Groups;
  • Monitor the use of and relevancy of curricula and instructional materials at the Technical Training Institutes and Institute of traditional Arts & Crafts (TIs/IZCs);
  • Enforce and monitor Quality Management Systems at the institutes (internal monitoring);


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
 
 
Primary 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 contribute
   
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 contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   

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
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Africa    Not interested
  
With the Arab States    Not interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MOLHR)
Thimphu
11001 Thimphu
Bhutan

http://www.molhr.gov.bt

local time now: ~01:46 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Norbu Wangchuk
Director
Department of Technical Education



UNEVOC Coordinator
Wangchuk
Programme Analyst

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page date 2020-01-24



 

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