CTEVT to launch vocational classes at secondary level
BHAKTAPUR, April 23: Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) is planning to conduct technical and vocational classes in the secondary level from next academic session in order to expand technical education across the nation.
According to member secretary of the CTEVT, Dr Jay Bahadur Tondon, technical and vocation education is going to be implemented in secondary level from next academic session under the school sector reform programme after the government decided to make up to class 12 as secondary level.
A total of 30 community schools in grade 9 and 10 in the country will teach different subjects including agriculture, engineering, hotel management and computer from this academic session as a sample.
The government has formed a committee under the chairmanship of member of the National Planning Commission, Shiva Kumar Rai to prepare directives, curriculum, among others.
As per the provision, Vice-chancellors of all universities, Joint-secretary of the Higher Educational Management Division at the Ministry of Education, Director General of Department of Education, Vice-chairman of Higher Secondary Education Board, Director of Curriculum Development Centre and Executive Director of Educational Human Resource Development Centre will represent in the committee.
The CTEVT has allocated Rs 75 million this year to run technical education in secondary level.