UNESCO-UNEVOC News

25 June 2018
UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme 2018 kicks off in Bonn, Germany
The 2018 UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme was launched today at the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, Bonn. 19 mid- to senior-level TVET leaders from UNEVOC Centres and other institutions from 18 countries around the world are participating in the programme. The programme aims to enable the participants to hone their leadership skills through nine modules guided by key international experts in a highly engaging environment. (more)
5 June 2018
Tknika, a UNEVOC Centre, hosts International Conference on TVET
Tknika, a UNEVOC Centre in the Basque Country, Spain, organized an international conference titled ‘International Encounters on Vocational Training – Anticipating the Future’. Participants from around the world discussed current and emerging challenges of ongoing digital transformation of industry and businesses, and responding to them through increased collaboration and knowledge exchange. (more)
29 May 2018
UNESCO participation at the 2018 Belt Road Initiative International Conference on TVET
The One Belt One Road International Conference on TVET was held at Shenzhen Polytechnic, a UNEVOC Centre, in Shenzhen from 11-12 May 2018. More than 300 education experts and stakeholders from 21 countries and regions attended the conference, including UNEVOC centres, enterprises and social organizations. (more)
26 May 2018
Open Educational Resources for skills development (OER in TVET)
This brochure gives an introduction to Open Educational Resources, the history of the concept, and its current and potential use with a particular view to TVET. The publication includes a brief summary of a study UNEVOC commissioned in 2017 which looked at the potential of OER to improve access to quality TVET. (more)
25 May 2018
UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Learning Forum: Managing TVET in a time of disruption
The UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Learning Forum 2018 was organized on the 24-25 May 2018. More than 100 TVET stakeholders from more than 35 countries engaged in insightful discussions on how to manage TVET systems globally in the context of technological, environmental, and demographic disruptions. Read more about the proceedings here. (more)
10 May 2018
Just Published: Moving Forward - UNESCO-UNEVOC Biennial Report 2016-17
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre is pleased to share its Biennial Report for the period 2016-2017. The report highlights our concerted actions and support to the UNEVOC Network and UNESCO Member States through capacity development, international collaborations and knowledge exchange to advance TVET. The report also details key engagements under each of the five thematic priority areas of UNESCO-UNEVOC. (more)
9 May 2018
INFP, Haiti joins the ranks of UNEVOC Network
The Institute of Technical and Vocational Education (INFP), a premier agency tasked with TVET in Haiti recently joined the UNEVOC Network. The UNEVOC Centre inaugurated by the Director General of INFP, Dr. Maguy Durce, also saw the attendance of senior representatives of international stakeholders supporting TVET reforms in Haiti. (more)
3 May 2018
Looking at the Future of Education for Sustainable Development, together
Representatives of the key partners of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), including UNESCO-UNEVOC, met at the 3rd Key Partners Meeting (25-27 April 2018), in San Jose, Costa Rica. As the current framework of the GAP on ESD elapses in 2019, this meeting launched a global consultation to chart a course of action beyond 2019. (more)
29 March 2018
High Level TVET Delegation from Mongolia visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
A high-level delegation from Mongolia, led by H.E. Sanja Mungunchimeg, Vice Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Government of Mongolia, visited the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre on the 23rd March 2018. Discussions between the Mongolian delegation and UNESCO-UNEVOC focused on issues of mutual partnership and strengthening the TVET Sector in Mongolia. (more)
26 March 2018
UNESCO-UNEVOC at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2018
The UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicks off on today at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Focusing on the theme of ‘Skills for a connected world’, the event will take a multifaceted approach to mainstreaming digital skills. As part of this event, UNESCO-UNEVOC will be conducting a workshop to explore the nexus of skills, technology and pedagogy. (more)

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