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  • Erik Winther-Schmidt joins as the New Team Leader for Dakchyata.

    01 November 2018

    Erik is from Denmark, and has previous experience of working in Nepal during the 1990’s, for a large multi-donor supported education project. Dakchyata conducted an interview with Erik to find out more about his specific interest in joining the project, as well as the international public private partnership trends in TVET. 
    Welcome, Erik, as the new Team Leader of Dakchyata. When did you arrive, and why did you seek this position?
    Thanks very much! I arrived in Nepal during the last week of...

  • High level Public Private Partnership stakeholders from Nepal explore collaborative practices in Malaysia

    11 September 2018

    High level Public Private Partnership stakeholders from Nepal explore collaborative practices in Malaysia
    Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership is a 14.1M EUR skills development project funded by the European Union (EU) and managed by the British Council through a Pillar Assessed Delegation Agreement (PAGoDA) in Nepal. ‘Dakchyata’ (meaning ‘skills’ or ‘dexterity’ in Nepali) is currently the largest British Council skills project in implementation globally, and will run for four years from 2017-...

  • TVET PPP Stakeholder Interaction Workshop

    22 June 2018

    Public Private Partnerships in skills development (Technical and Vocational Education and Training, or ‘TVET’) can be interpreted in many different ways. One of the aims of the Dakchyata - TVET Practical Partnership project is to raise awareness and understanding of the possible PPP approaches that exist, and support Nepali TVET stakeholders to explore practical options to strengthen and improve TVET governance and implementation in Nepal. 
    In this vein, on 20 June the Dakchyata project held...

  • Dakchyata Public Awareness Campaign Workshop

    09 February 2018

    National TVET Public Awareness Campaign Workshop
    A four day National TVET Public Awareness Campaign (PAC) Stakeholder workshop coordinated by the Dakchyata concluded in Kathmandu. The event was held from 6th to 9th February, 2018 among TVET stakeholders to gather support in order to establish and coordinate campaign activities. The participants were representatives from public and private sectors, mainly Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal, CTEVT, representatives of CTEVT technical...