a. Relations and local fundraising
According to our vision of long-term sustainability, local partnerships and support are being sought. These goals are pursued by the following strategies:
- Maintain relations with existing partners
- Governmental institutions
- Industry related organizations
- Professional associations
- Acquisition of new partners in the TVET environment
- Engage Training Companies to support financially
- Approach companies and promote CVT curricula as customised trainings
- Approach Multinationals, Foundations and Institutions for financial support to cover operational and development costs.
b. Networking and support platform
A networking and support platform for Instructors, Young Entrepreneurs and In-Company Trainers has been introduced and alumni events are being held. Such an exchange of knowledge, success stories and news from CVT alumni to present and future students as well as among the alumni themselves is highly important for further improvements of our Vocational Education service and its reputation.
c. National Skills Standard Development
CVT Myanmar has closely collaborated with the National Skills Standards Authority (NSSA) and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population (MOLIP) in developing official and national skills standards.
CVT’s infrastructure has become certified as “NSSA Assessment Center” and CVT teachers as “NSSA Assessors & Trainers”. Electricians, cabinet makers, hotel & gastronomy assistants as well as commercial assistants have been certified yet. These certificates are officially and nationwide recognized in Myanmar.
d. ASEAN Skill Competition
Since 2008 CVT-Myanmar participates with their apprentices in ASEAN Skill Competition. The main goal of this mission is know-how exchange and skills improvement.
e. Quality Assurance
In order to ensure a high quality Vocational Education CVT Myanmar helds continuously trainings for its staff members, such as:
- Teachers Training
Once a year, CVT organizes an intensive Teachers Training where professional and experienced Swiss experts introduce and train the participants on the most recent didactic and methodological approaches for teaching. As an example, the OTHER model has been presented and studied. This is a student and problem-solving oriented teaching method, widely used and successful in the Swiss scholar landscape.
- English Exchange
In order to guarantee professional communication also in English, CVT organizes regular English Training courses for their staff and encourages them to improve their knowledge constantly.
- IT User Training
The use of IT tools becomes essential. In order to communicate to improve the staffs ability to properly use the required IT applications and devices and to update them on trends and changes regular IT User Trainings are held internally.