Cooperative technical and vocational education and training project launchedSociety
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education and Training /cTVET/ project’s launch event was held on June 10 at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia.
The project aims to contribute to the sustainable development of technical vocational education and training /TVET/ system in Mongolia. Funded by the governments of Germany, Australia and Korea, it will be implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in partnership with Ministry of Labour and Social Protection in the duration of March 2019 through February 2022.
Attendees of the cTVET launch event were, Mongolian Vice-Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Ms. S. Mungunchimeg, Federal Republic of Germany’s Ambassador to Mongolia, H.E Mr. Stefan Duppel, Australia’s Ambassador to Mongolia, H.E Mr. Dave Vosen, Country Director of KOICA Mongolia, Mrs. Haeng Lan JO, representatives from project beneficiary TVET intuitions as well as private sectors’ representatives. At the launch event, the project was introduced to the guests and best practices on the private sector involvement in the quality TVET were shared.
The cTVET project supports the Ministy of Labour and Social Protection in the sustainable development of total seven TVET schools to evolve into Capacity Development Centres (CDCs) with enabling framework to fulfill the role as training hubs in western, eastern, central, southern and Ulaanbaatar regions in Mongolia. Additionally, the project supports the establishment of pre-service and in-service qualification system for TVET teachers.
The CDCs will offer high quality training in selected trades: industrial mechanics, welding, mechatronics, electrics-electronics, car mechatronics, carpentry and construction. In Mongolia’s TVET system the CDCs will act as multiplier and innovation hub. On top of offering high quality training to students, CDCs will provide training for TVET teachers from other TVET schools, skill-upgrading courses for workers from industry, short term skills training for unemployed people and act as skills assessment centre as well as preparation facility for World Skills Competition participants.
Within the project, UB construction polytechnic college, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mongolian Korean Polytechnic College, Zavkhan Polytechnic College, Dornod Polytechnic College, Southgobi Polytechnic College and Darkhan-Uul Mining and Engineering Polytechnic College will be developed into CDCs.