Holyoke Community College Massachusetts USA has agreed to collaborate with the Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority of Pakistan (TEVTA) and introduce its educational system in the TEVTA institutes particularly those relating to adult education in order to curb the menace of unemployment which has haunted this nation for ages.
An agreement was penned down during a meeting at the TEVTA Secretariat. The agreement was seconded bilaterally by both stakeholders. A delegation of Holyoke Community College, headed by the Vice President Adult Education Program Holyoke Community College Kirmet Berg, met with the Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh. The meeting was also attended by various high cadre TEVTA officials including Amir Aziz, and Akhtar Abbas. Program Officer United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan Rahat Kareem were also present on the occasion.
As part of the agreement, Holyoke Community College will help TEVTA to develop its educational system. The adult educational programs of Holyoke Community College will be adapted, and applied in the TEVTA Punjab institutes.
During the visit to Pakistan, the delegate visited TEVTA institutes at Lahore and Rawalpindi. TEVTA officials also visited the USA to attend a training program about a month ago. The foreign educational programs are expected to launch soon.
Source —Pakistan Observer
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