Kathmandu: From the ongoing academic session, Kathmandu University School of Education is set to begin the program of Post-graduate in Technical and Vocational Education and Training.
University has stated that the course is believed to solve the existing challenges faced by Technical and Vocational Education and Training of our country and informed it to be a new and reformed educational program in South Asia's post-graduate level education. Dean Prof. Dr. Maheshnath Parajuli informed that the course is introduced with an aim to increase technically skilled manpower and also improve capacity and strengthen the technology sector as well.
With the government being federal and due to the importance of technical and vocational education and training for the federal, provincial and local government, Kathmandu University is going to conduct post-graduate programs. It is also informed that the University is also doing the research in the field of technical and vocational education and training alongside aiming to produce relevant leaders, administrator, and teachers.
The postgraduate program of Technical and Vocational Education and Training is going to commence from August 2018. The students who have got at least CGPA 2 in Bachelor level are eligible to apply for the course.
The course has begun with the purpose of producing skilled manpower throughout every aspect. In the two years course, students need to study technical and vocational education in first year while the next year they have to study management and leadership.
By studying that course, it is expected to have a huge impact and developments of the students and the course shall prove to be a milestone in the sector of technical and Vocational Education.
In the world of globalization, manpower produced in this course will be competitive in the labor market. Along with this, students from another country also tend to come to study. The course is of 2 years and 4 semesters. Countries like Switzerland, Chile, Costa Rica have started to collaborate with the University. It is informed that the experts from that country will also give their contribution regarding that educational program.
- Rajdhani National Daily