Assessment of Potential Centers of Excellence and Development of Arrangements
for (work-based) vocational training
The Build4Skills programme promotes the use of infrastructure projects to provide opportunities for practical on-site
training. Inspired by Germany’s dual system of vocational education and training – where nearly 80% of training is spent at the actual workplace, the initiative centres on promoting practically relevant in-company training. Over the longer term, Build4Skills seeks to ensure that TVET becomes a standard feature in public invitations to tender for large infrastructure projects. Recent discussions with the Asian Development Bank in the context of their anticipated “Improved Workforce Readiness in Punjab Project” (IWRPP) led to translating this initiative into joint action. To this end, Cynosure was hired to: (a) Undertake an assessment of at least 05 TVET institutes that are shortlisted as possible centers of excellence (COEs). (b) Develop operational arrangements for the implementation of B4S, including those pertaining to the conduct of work-based training and the delivery of in-class instruction, as a component of the ADB’s IWRPP. This will include specifying all aspects of B4S arrangements.
Consultant Service For Capacity Development Of Technical And Vocational Centers In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Islamabad, Pakistan 2014