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World Bank's Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project (EVENT)

Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project (EVENT) supports the Government of Nepal (GON)'s Ministry of Education (MOE) in improving the quality of long-term and short-term technical and vocational training and increasing the employability of its large youth population.
— theme: Youth Employment, Youth Employment Policies and Programmes, Skills for Youth
— country: South Asia, Nepal, Asia

Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project (EVENT) supports the Government of Nepal (GON)'s Ministry of Education (MOE) in improving the quality of long-term and short-term technical and vocational training and increasing the employability of its large youth population.

Affiliation
Government
Contact No.
(+977) 1-422-6792
Address
Saurav Dev Bhatta,Senior Education Specialist,
The World Bank,
1818 H Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20433, 
USA
Email Address
sbhatta@worldbank.org
Website
http://web.worldbank.org/external/projects/main?Projectid=P104015&theSitePK=40941&piPK=64290415&pagePK=64283627&menuPK=64282134&Type=Overview

       1. Source of funding

World Bank, Rapid Social Response Program

      2. Mission and objectives

The development objective of the Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project is to expand the supply of skilled and employable labor by increasing access to quality training programs, and by strengthening the technical and vocational education and training system in Nepal.

     1. Strengthening Technical Education and Vocational Training (TEVT) regulatory activities and capacity building. This component focuses on the regulatory environment and institutional resources available to the TEVT sector and consistent with the new policy and fully aligned with the existing policy for TEVT (2007).

     2. Strengthening technical education. This component focuses on strengthening technical education at the Technical School Leaving Certificate (TSLC) and Diploma levels provided by CTEVT (Council for TEVT) constituent and affiliated institutions, community colleges and annex programs. Both public and private institutions are eligible for support under this program. The objective of this component is to make access to technical education more equitable, especially to the poor and disadvantaged groups in the lagging regions of Nepal, and to improve the quality and market relevance of the TSLC and Diploma programs.

     3. Supporting short-term vocational training and recognition of prior learning. This component supports short term vocational training and the certification of technical and vocational skills acquired through informal means through both public and private institutions.

     4. Project management and monitoring and evaluation. The responsibility for carrying out the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities under the project will be with the Secretariat. Under this sub-component, the Secretariat will establish mechanisms for overall project reporting and to ensure that timely, sufficient, and reasonably complete and accurate information on project inputs, outputs and outcomes are collected, analyzed and disseminated. The project will also provide support to Ministry of Labor and Transport Management/Department of Labor and Transport Management (MOLT/DOLT) for developing a Labor Market Information System (LMIS).

     3.  Areas of work relating to youth employment

Skills and employability, Capacity building, Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS)

     4. Partners and areas of partnerships

Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor and Transport Management/Department of Labor and Transport Management

     5. Existing or potential partnerships with the ILO

 

     6. Successful youth employment interventions

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