TVET Media Awards

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1. Overview

TVET media awards is organised as part of the TVET-Public Information Campaign to increase and encourage reporting on TVET issues while also recognising media’s efforts to promote TVET. TVET media awards are designed to incentivise quality reporting on TVET for effective stories, coverage and encourage participation of journalists, freelancers, writers in promoting TVET – current affairs, news and reporting across the country.

The main objective are as follows:

  • Allow CTEVT and its constituents schools to develop a news library that can be used to promote TVET through various communication and publication projects.
    • To increase public information about TVET and its opportunities for employability.
    • To promote the importance of TVET; its value to students, trainees, communities and business and industries, and general public

2. Eligibility

  • The TVET Media Award is open to Nepali citizens above 18 years, who are journalists, freelancers and writers. The content must have been published either in Nepali or English language addressing TVET themes below. The story must have been published between 01 July 2020 and 31 October 2020 (Extended Upto 21st November).
  • Content may be in any form; print, radio, video or photo story[I] within the stipulated period.
  • Only published story (print, online[II], air or broadcast) are eligible. Self-published platforms such as personal blogs, vlogs, Youtube channels and social media do not qualify. The applicant must provide the content or an online link indicating clearly the date of publishing/ air/broadcast and the name of the media. The applicant must be the single author or creator of the material submitted in his/her name. Joint work will not be considered for evaluation.
  • Only one entry per person is allowed.  No participant may win more than one prize.
  • Entry to the competition is free of charge although participants are responsible for their own costs of connecting to the Internet.


2.1 Themes: The story should cover one of the following themes:

  • Opportunities that TVET provides for youth, returning migrants, employers, and wider community
  • Policy makers view on emerging issues including the importance of TVET education and skill development in the time of COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
  • Role of private sector for the employment of TVET graduate 
  • TVET for employment, income and job quality
  • Success stories of TVET graduates
  • Policies and frameworks of TVET and role of CTEVT
  • Public-private partnership to promote TVET
  • Changing the TVET paradigm: new models for lifelong learning

3. How to enter

  • Enter their first and last name and email address where indicated
  • The headline of  Published Article or Story, Published Date, Media channel
  • Link to the article or story and brief about the article
  • Accept these Competition Rules by clicking the “I Accept” button
  • And, Click on the “Submit” button

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The competition will be promoted through the social media pages of all the related organisations (The British Council, The European Union) of the campaign including CTEVT.

4. Dates and Submission

The content must have been published between 01 July 2020 and 31 October 2020 (Extended Upto 21st November). All published content and link must be submitted at by 5pm, 01 Nov 2020 (Extended to 21 November 2020).  CTEVT, the European Union in Nepal and the British Council accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any system, server, provider or otherwise that may result in any entry being lost, delayed or not properly registered.

A date to announce the winner will be published on 2nd week of December 2020. This notification will be made through the email address provided by the winning participant when registering for the competition. In this notification, the CTEVT will inform the winner of how to claim their prize and of any additional information or steps required to enable CTEVT to provide them with the prize. 


4.1 Prizes and selection of winning entrie

Certificate and cash prize [III]

The best content out of all themes that bring positive impact on the audience nationwide about TVET will be awarded. There will be altogether three awards which will be selected from all themes. [IV]

The award categories are as follows

i. First Winning content

  1. NRs.40000/-

ii. Second Winning content

  1. NRs.20000/-

iii. Third Winning content

  1. NRs.10000/-

Entries will be judged by a panel of judges appointed by the CTEVT. Judges’ decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into with the unsuccessful participants.


5. Personal data

CTEVT will collect and store the names and email addresses of all participants and the additional contact details of winners as anticipated by sections 4 and 5 above.  CTEVT will use this personal data for the following purposes:

  • managing the relationship between the participants and CTEVT;
  • communicating with participants to answer their queries about the competition;
  • communicating with winners and arranging delivery of their prizes;


6. Publicity and Copyrights

CTEVT and related organisations (the British Council, and the European Union) intends to publish the names and photographs of the winner[s] on websites, facebook pages, Twitter, press releases and in other digital platforms and utilise for promotional means. In addition, CTEVT, the British Council, the European Union will have the right to use the winners name, image, details, article in internal, external reporting and communications. We may write and publish articles about the winner’s acknowledging of their awards.

By entering the Competition, each participant agrees to the use of their name and image and agrees to co-operate with any such publicity if they win [a]/[the] prize.


7. General

CTEVT may disqualify or refuse to accept the entry of any participant which does not meet the eligibility criteria in section 2 or does not otherwise comply with these Competition Rules.


8. Acceptance of Competition Rules

By participating in this competition, participants are deemed to have accept these Competition Rules.


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The TVET Public Information Campaign is led by the Research and Information Division at Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) and managed by the PIC committee, comprising members from Research and Information Division, representatives from Sakchyamta and Dakchyata projects. The campaign is funded by the European Union and managed by the British Council

[I] The photo story most include minimum 4 photographs with related engaging captions and description.

[II] The online should be properly register in the concern authority of Government of Nepal including the Press Council of Nepal and most have at least 2000 reach)

[III] Tax will be deducted as per the Government of Nepal taxation Policy

[IV] Note that there is no separate award per theme. Altogether three awards selected based on criteria above from all themes.