MoLHR con­ducts TVET ac­tion plan pro­gram

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Min­istry of Labour and Hu­man Re­sources (MoLHR) with col­lab­o­ra­tion of Colombo Plan Staff Col­lege (CPSC) Philip­pines con­ducted pro­gram on TVET, the path way to sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment on 21 Oc­to­ber, 2016.

In-Coun­try pro­gram on Tech­ni­cal and Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tional and Train­ing (TVET), pro­vides the sys­tem of holis­tic ap­proach in de­vel­op­ment process.

A week long pro­gram was aimed to help the par­tic­i­pants to de­velop green TVET cur­ricu­lum, whereby to have skilled labour and re­duc­tion of gas emis­sion. It is also to ful­fill its en­deavor and ben­e­fit mem­ber coun­tries in strength­en­ing TVET sys­tem con­tribut­ing to­wards mem­ber coun­try’s so­cio-eco­nomic de­velop- ment.

The main goal of the pro­gram is to en­hance the ca­pac­ity of the par­tic­i­pants, en­sur­ing con­tin­u­ous im­prove­ment by in­ter­nal­iz­ing and later im­ple­ment­ing sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment con­cepts and pro­cesses.

Direc­tor of the Depart­ment of Hu­man Re­sources, Kin­ley Wangdi said that there has been num­ber of pro­longed of prob­lem of skills gab be­tween de­mand and sup­ply of hu­man re­sources.

He said that one of the main hin­drances in the pri­vate sec­tor de­vel­op­ment has been short­age of skilled of hu­man re­sources. “De­vel­op­ing indige­nous hu­man re­sources has be­come a pri­or­ity to achieve sus­tain­able so­cio-eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment,” he added.

Pro­fes­sor Pramod B Shrestha, a re­source per­son, said the big­gest plan with mil­lions of in­vest­ment usu­ally fail in the im­ple­ment process. It also ex­pects to help par­tic­i­pants to de­velop a small ac­tion plan to im­ple­ment in their own in­sti­tute.

The con­cept of 1+1=0 where one youth will be pro­vided skills re­sults in zero de­pen­dency in fu­ture of TVET sec­tor in Bhutan.

Pro­fes­sor said, “We should re­spect TVET where by in­di­rectly re­spect­ing to stu­dents, teach­ers and in­spec­tors.”

A week long pro­gram cov­ered how to de­velop cur­rent pro­cesses of TVET for sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment, un­der­stand the con­cept of so­cial and tech­ni­cal en­trepreneur­ship to pro­mote ecofriendly tech­nol­ogy ac­tion based on de­vel­op­ment plan for in­te­grat­ing sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment in TVET sys­tem.

Ly­onpo Ngeema San­gay Tshempo, MoLHR, graced the clos­ing cer­e­mony and the pro­gram saw more than 30 par­tic­i­pants from pri­vate and pub­lic in­sti­tu­tions.

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