Master Trainers from Pakistan Awarded with İMTP Certificate
Date: 21 March - 01 April 2011
Venue: Istanbul - Türkiye

A group of ten master trainers from different provinces of the Republic of Pakistan was awarded with İSMEK Master Trainer Programme (İMTP) Certificate on 1 April 2011 after successful completion of the training course during the period 21 March – 1 April 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The certificates were awarded by Mr. Hüseyin Eren, Deputy Secretary General of the Municipality of Istanbul, Mr. Mehmet Fatih Serenli, Director of Training and Technical Cooperation Department at SESRIC, and Mrs. Ferrah Şarman, Director of Human Resources and Training at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Being the first training project under the İSMEK Master Trainer Programme, Pakistani Master Trainers received training during the period 21 March and 1 April 2011, at a number of İSMEK training centres in İstanbul. Ten trainers from related vocational institutions in Pakistan have attended to courses on “Child Raising and Education”, “Wood Shaping”, “Needle Lace”, “Sewing Women Clothes” and “Machine Embroidery” in the format of training of trainers.

The ten-day training programme was hosted by the Centre for Art and Vocational Training Courses of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İSMEK) and included visits to kindergartens as part of course activities, as well as various cultural tours to historical places of İstanbul.

Participants had also the opportunity to attend the famous İSMEK Fashion Show where clothes designed by İSMEK trainers were exhibited at Sütlüce Convention Centre.

İSMEK Master Trainer Programme (İMTP) is a programme developed jointly by SESRIC and İSMEK within the framework of the Vocational Education and Training Programme of the OIC Member Countries (OIC-VET) to provide intensive free training courses to master trainers from OIC Member Countries in various subjects under different categories.

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