ERIC Number: ED391030
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Development of Technical and Vocational Education in Pakistan--A Case Study in Quality Improvement. Case Studies on Technical and Vocational Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Gillani, S. Zaheer Ahmad
This report provides a general overview of technical and vocational education in Pakistan, with information on the country's economy, climate, population, and culture. It summarizes the history and present practices of these types of education in the country and suggests measures to improve the quality of teachers and instructors. Sixteen appendixes present tables of information on vocational education programs in the country. Some of the information provided in this overview includes the following: (1) at the time of Pakistan's independence in 1947, there were only two engineering colleges, a few vocational institutions, and no polytechnics; (2) at present, 45 polytechnics, 11 colleges of technology, and more than 400 vocational institutions have been established, with plans to double that number by the year 2002; and (3) much emphasis is being put on improving the quality of teachers and educational administrators. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech. (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan