The Building Youth Employability Through Skills (BYETS) project organised a workshop on 'Training of Trainers (ToT) on Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A). CBT&A serves as a benchmark for training facilitation and assessment under the TVET system and the basis for the implementation of the National Training and Vocational Qualifications Framework (NTVQF).
This intensive four-day interactive training, held from September 30th to October 3rd, 2023, was facilitated by a national-level expert consultant. The objective was to equip the trainers with the necessary facilitation skills for delivering effective training services to the youth on Digital Marketing, Graphic Designing and Web Development and become certified trainers and assessors under the National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) and the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB). The consultant developed concise and updated content for sessions on CBT-related terminologies, inclusive learning and assessment environment, occupational Safety and Health in training, delivering Competency Based Training and Assessment and later also shared handouts to all participants, which everyone appreciated.
Trainers from UCEP Bangladesh, RISDA Bangladesh, BGIFT Institute of Science & Technology, Rural Reconstruction Foundation (RRF), and Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) attended the ToT.
Implemented by Swisscontact and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Building Youth Employability Through Skills (BYETS) projects intends to provide technical support to Training Service Providers (TSPs) to improve their delivery of market-driven training services and ensure a standard quality of training and assessment to be maintained across 20 TSPs.
The project’s overarching goal is to enhance income opportunities of youth by empowering them through market-driven skills in the RMG, AP, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sectors across four divisions, namely Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, and Rajshahi over four years (2022-2026).