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Consultative meeting by Special Committee of the National Council with the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR).

Posted on :09 October 2018

The Special Committee of National Council held its first consultative meeting with MoLHR on the overall status of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) today.

Cordially welcoming the Secretary and the officials from the MoLHR, Hon'ble Phuntsho Rapten, Chairperson of the Special Committee explained that this Special Committee was instituted by the House to review issues related to TVET sector in order to understand it's current implementation progress and challenges.

The Officials from the Ministry made a presentation outlining the implementation status on TVET Blue-Print; Bhutan Vocational Qualification Framework; Quality Assurance System; and Skills demand & Resource planning.

The Ministry presented on the new initiatives undertaken and expressed the need for a new National TVET Policy in order to develop the TVET system in the country which can then be accepted by the other countries.

Highlighting some of the challenges in implementing new policies, the officials pointed out the need for Institutional linkages and collaboration both within and outside the country.

The meeting concluded with question and answer session followed by closing remarks from the Hon'ble Chairperson of the Special Committee.


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