Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Productivity and Vocational Training Department (PVDT) within the Vocational Training System in Egypt

Description of Project

Twinning project implemented by a Finnish team of experts from over 12 organisations with PVTD, an organisation under the Ministry of Industry, being the local partner in Egypt.

Concrete outcomes of the project where establishing an updated quality system, leadership and management training of personnel, drafting a comprehensive brand handbook and the launch of a CRM system. As PVTD will in the future be transferred under the new Ministry of Vocational Education, the achievements of this project have the potential of even wider national impact.

Four key areas were addressed:

1 Legal and regulatory framework;

2 Organisation and management;

3 Capacity building and

4 Marketing and community awareness and partnership with the private sector


May 2013 - May 2015


EU (Twinning)

Contact information

Mervi Jansson, tel. +358 43 820 0152, mervi.jansson(at)

Anu Lehtinen, tel. +358 40 1267207, anu.lehtinen(at)