UNESCO-UNEVOC News

6 July 2017
Skills for work, innovation and sustainable development
More than 300 participants from 80 countries met at together at the ‘Skills on the move: global trends, local resonances’ conference taking place in Tangshan, People’s Republic of China from 4 – 6 July 2017. The event discussed how to meet the demand for skills development and overcome economic and social inequalities through TVET. (more)
4 July 2017
Call for Applications: UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme 2017
As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC efforts to strengthen TVET worldwide, we are happy to announce the second UNEVOC flagship TVET Leadership Programme in September 2017 in Bonn, Germany. For 10 days, mid to senior level TVET experts will participate in an intensive training and capacity building program for transformational leadership in TVET. Applications for this program are accepted until 20 July 2017. (more)
4 July 2017
The Shanghai Consensus five years-on
TVET stakeholders are meeting in Tangshan, China, from 4-6 July, to take stock of the progresses made since the Shanghai Consensus 2012, and to chart a course of action and reform to enhance TVET’s role in realizing the sustainable development agenda. (more)
28 June 2017
International Researchers from UNEVOC Network discuss Work-based learning
UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) invited a select group of researchers from the UNEVOC Network and beyond for an international workshop on “Work-based learning as a pathway to competence-based education – Research and implementation strategies from a comparative and global VET perspective”. (more)
13 June 2017
UNEVOC Centre in Malta, visits the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre
A delegation of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) visited the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre to discuss matters of mutual interest and deepening their engagement with the UNEVOC network. The MCAST delegation was led by Dr. Silvio De Bono, President of the Board of Governors, and the new UNEVOC Centre Coordinator at MCAST Mr. Louis Aquilina, Director of Partnerships MCAST. (more)
6 June 2017
TKNIKA commences its activities as a new UNEVOC Centre in the Basque Country (Spain)
One of the newest additions to the UNEVOC Network, the Institute for the Innovation of the Vocational and Educational Training System (TKNIKA) of Basque Country, Spain organized the inauguration of the UNEVOC Centre on the 29th May 2017. TKNIKA invited Mr. Shyamal Majumdar- Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC to the event, organized in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Vocational Education and Training, Ministry of Education of the Basque Republic. (more)
23 May 2017
TVET at the core of Sustainable Regional Development agenda in the Caribbean
The Third International Conference on TVET was held in Montego Bay, Jamaica,from 10-12 May 2017, to provide a forum for sharing innovative practices from the perspectives of multiple stakeholders in the Caribbean Region. The discussions focused on the changes taking place in the TVET sector in the Caribbean that have led to a strengthening of TVET policy and regulatory framework in a number of countries. (more)
18 May 2017
Virtual conference on Greening TVET in Latin America
This edition of the virtual conference takes place from 05 to 11 June 2017 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum and focuses on Greening TVET in Latin America. Join now! (more)
17 May 2017
Greening of TVET emerges as an important agenda of UNESCO project in SADC
The expansion and improvement of equitable and gender-balanced TEVET in Malawi is a critical step to achieving SDG2030 and is at the heart of UNESCO’s support to the Government of Malawi. An ongoing project funded by the EU called Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) serves this purpose and seeks to develop the current state of quality of TVET teachers and the introduction of Greening TVET programs in the country to achieve this aim. (more)
17 May 2017
UNEVOC Centre combats discrimination through skills development
The Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA), Costa Rica – a member of the UNEVOC Network, emerges as an example of productive engagement in combating sexual orientation discrimination. As the global community observes the IDAHOT to draw the attention of all social stakeholders to this issue, it also calls for more action oriented pursuit of assuring inclusion and dignity. (more)

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