Measuring curriculum effectiveness of Technical and Vocational Training Institutes for Implementing National Skills Strategy (NSS) 2009-13

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Dr. Ashi Zeeshan, Syed Abir Hassan Naqvi, Khalid Javed Assi,


This study was designed to measure the curriculum effectiveness of technical and vocational training institutes of Pakistan for implementing National Skill Strategy 2009.  It employed survey design.  70 principals, 251 instructors, and 5194 trainees of the vocational institutes from all over the Pakistan were selected by systematic random sampling technique.  A structured questionnaire was developed and pilot tested to collect the responses from selected sample.  The collected data was arranged, coded and analyzed by inferential and descriptive statistics. The findings revealed that all female and male principals, instructors and trainees of public/private vocational institutes of all the regions (AJK, Balochistan, FATA, GB, ICT, KP, Punjab, and Sindh) had the same opinions about the effectiveness of curriculum for implementing National skill strategy. According to them the curriculum which is developed under NAVTTC’s collaborative bodies for CBT, is skill oriented and is in an easy language. The curriculum is achieving the desired outcomes which are described in the Training Package.

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