MoU to set up technical Varsity

LAHORE:May 19:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has signed an MoU with Tianjin University of Technology and Education (TUTE), China, to establish Pakistan’s first ever technical and vocational training university in Punjab. According to a press release, the agreement for establishing University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) was signed by Tevta Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and President TUTE Liu Xin in Tianjin China. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and School Education Minister Rana Mashhood were present. According to the agreement, around nine degree courses will be offered at UTVE including Information Technology, Automobile, Electronics, Mechanical Mechatronics, Management Science, Advanced Chinese Language, Pedagogical Training and 3D Printing Technology. The agreement further stated TUTE would share its experience for establishing and operation of the new university, including the curricula and discipline setup, development of core courses, curricula development and revision, construction of laboratories and as well as the training of trainers, with the expenses covered by TEVTA. As per the agreement Tevta will provide building in Punjab, bear expenses for the operational aspects in the required equipment, train UTVE teachers in TUTE in China when required and TUTE efforts to send Chinese experts/ master trainers to Pakistan to train convenient. Tevta will arrange trainings of mutually agreed number of trainees annually trained in TUTE China.The news.

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