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11 July 2018World Youth Skills Day 2018 - Improving the image of TVET
UNESCO-UNEVOC follows the United Nations’ stride in celebrating the World Youth Skills Day every year on 15th July, and reaffirms its commitment to enhance the prospects of the youth to access quality skills development opportunities through TVET, globally. UNESCO-UNEVOC's theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Improving the image of TVET’. (more
5 June 2018Tknika, 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
20 November 2015UNESCO Dakar launches regional TVET Platform in West Africa
UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIPE) office in Dakar, Senegal, launched a regional platform for TVET experts in November. A two-day conference from 2 to 3 November in Dakar was attended by about a hundred TVET experts from the region. (more
18 August 2015WorldSkills competition and conference in São Paulo
More than 1500 people from over 70 countries met in São Paulo, Brazil, from the 11 to 16 August for the WorldSkills competition and conference. UNESCO-UNEVOC contributed to a very stimulating programme which showcased the next generation of youth skills. (more
14 October 2014Skills for Work and Life Post-2015
As a follow-up to regional consultations in 2013, UNESCO-UNEVOC is organizing a global forum to be held from 14 to 16 October at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany. The forum seeks to contribute to the ongoing debate, enriching the thought processes behind the positioning of TVET in the post-2015 agenda and it will utilize cross-regional networking and partnership as platforms to create synergy in the contribution of TVET in the post-2015 agenda.
27 August 2013Strengthening regional harmonization for the transformation of TVET
To strengthen global and regional harmonization for the advancement of TVET transformation through the capacities of UNEVOC's unique global Network of specialized TVET institutions and affiliated partners, the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre is organizing a series of meetings to be held in all regions of the world.
17 July 2010UNEVOC Sub-regional Meeting in Malawi
Malawi hosted a UNVEVOC Sub-regional Meeting on "Innovating TVET, Revitalizing the UNEVOC Network and Enhancing Collaboration and Cooperation in TVET Development through UNEVOC Regional Nodal Centres" in Lilongwe on 13-15 July 2010. (more
21 January 2009
UNEVOC Centre in Madagascar receives Award (more
1 October 2008
UNEVOC Network Meeting identifies Priority Areas for Joint Projects in Southern Africa (more
19 July 2007
Director of UNEVOC Centre in Tunisia visits UNESCO-UNEVOC (more
Organized by National UNEVOC Centres
21 October 2014Mushroom Production Technology in Yaba College of Technology
The mushroom project in Yaba College of Technology was conceptualized in year 2008 and it is a project that seeks to cultivate edible and medicinal mushrooms, transfer the entrepreneurial skill to students and other interested persons and get them equipped to own their own farms and make money, create mushroom gene bank and carry out researches in the different aspects of mushroom utilization; medicine, food and nutriceuticals. (more
22 September 2014YabaTech UNEVOC Centre attends Lagos State Enterprise Day 2014
The Lagos State Enterprise Day is an annual event which promotes networking of successful entrepreneurs with young aspiring entrepreneurs from the technical colleges in a one day open interactive forum while offering support for the promotion of Enterprise Education in Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education system. The YabaTech UNEVOC Centre was represented by the Coordinator, Dr (Mrs.) Funmilayo Doherty and System Analyst Mr. John Okewole. (more
17 September 2014Water Hyacinth Project in YabaTech UNEVOC Centre
The Water Hyacinth Project in YabaTech was initiated by the Coordinator of YabaTech UNEVOC Centre, Dr (Mrs.) Funmi Doherty in 2012. She is mentoring students through her water hyacinth project, to turn the invasive plant into a money maker, training them on how to make different eco-friendly hand craft, biogas and animal feed from the plant. She teaches students on how to harvest the plant, dry it and weave into products that can be sold by the students. (more
27 May 2014YabaTech UNEVOC Centre visits Chi Limited
The YabaTech UNEVOC Centre team embarked on a working visit to Chi Limited Headquarters in Lagos Nigeria on Thursday 10 April 2014. Chi Limited is known as the producer of packed drinks like Chivita juice, Caprisone, Hollandia milk. The team was received by Mr. Anuj Kumar Bhatia. The purpose of the visit was to seek ways of collaboration between both parties. (more
8 May 2014YabaTech UNEVOC Centre visits LASTVEB
The Yaba College of Technology UNEVOC Centre team, paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary of Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) at his Ikeja GRA office on Tuesday 18 March 2014. (more
22 April 2014YabaTech UNEVOC Centre empowers students through its Skill Acquisition Programme
The Yaba College of Technology, UNEVOC Centre through its skill acquisition programmes, has been training students in several skills like hair braiding, computer and phone repairs, bead stringing etc. Through the scheme, the students pick up skills that enable them to support their education and earn a living while still learning. (more
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