Learning & Life Skill
Vocational Education and Training is a concurrent subject under the Constitution of Nepal, 2072.The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) constituted in 1989 (2045 BS) is a national autonomous apex body of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector committed for the production of technical and skillful human resources required to the nation. A good education can develop skills and increase knowledge. It is an ongoing process, and it does not cease at any particular stage, regardless of age. Education definitely gives people an advantage when they are looking for jobs. However, all individuals may not have the privilege to pursue higher education, and they need a job to sustain their livelihood.
In this context, Rural Education and Environment Development Center (REED Nepal) offered the vocational training to the 14 women of Solukhumbu to equip them with skill-based life learning skills for sustainable development in align with female empowerment and meaningful participation through training and clinical support in the financial support of Australian Himalayan Foundation/Soroptimist International and close coordination with District small cottage and development committee, Solukhumbu in 2017” as a pilot project.The 10 women took the tailoring training and 4 took the beautician training.The participants were selected who were the parents of scholarship recipients.Right after the training, some participants have already established the shops in their locality and stated to generate the income on their own.
In this context, Nepal Government had provided the letter of appreciation to the REED Nepal for best coordination and intervention in terms of creating an environment of employment opportunity in the district.