UNEVOC Network Activities in Latin America and the Caribbean
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Organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC
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
28 November 2016Supporting rural youth to acquire green skills and realise their ideas
Access to education and training that allows rural youth to have decent work opportunities is still limited in Paraguay. The Fundacion Paraguaya uses unique and innovative approaches to meet learning needs of rural youth. UNEVOC Centres from Latin America met on the San Francisco campus of the Fundación Paraguaya to discuss the use of ICT in the provision of TVET in rural contexts. (more
3 December 2015UNESCO-UNEVOC at the TVET Forum for Latin America in Montevideo, Uruguay
From 23 to 25 November, 2015, an expert meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay, convened 40 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) stakeholders and ministry representatives from Latin American countries to discuss the challenges TVET faces looking towards the implementation of the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the period 2015-2030. (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.
7 December 2010
Representatives of UNEVOC Centre in Jamaica visit UNESCO-UNEVOC (more
4 October 2010
UNEVOC Seminar to strengthen UNEVOC Network in the Caribbean (more
16 August 2010New UNEVOC Network Member: CTVET, Guyana
Guyana is the 167th UNESCO Member State that has joined the UNEVOC Network! Its Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) became a UNEVOC Network Centre in August 2010. (more
30 July 2010
Strengthening the UNEVOC Network in the Caribbean (more
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13 December 2013HEART Trust (UNEVOC Centre Jamaica) - TVET Symposium
The HEART Trust held a TVET Symposium on October 31, 2013 under the theme 'Advancing Economic Development through TVET.' Jamaica's Minister of Industry and Commerce, the Honourable Anthony Hylton, spoke about the plans for the logistics hub in Jamaica. The keynote speaker was Mr. Robert Ready, Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica. Key issues in TVET were explored such as Jamaica's TVET policy and its strategic implications, Quality Assurance in TVET, Repositioning the Apprenticeship System, Industry Engagement. (more
18 September 2013 Education That Pays For Itself 2013
From 22 to 24 October 2013, the San Francisco Agricultural School Paraguay, which is run by Fundación Paraguaya, will host the 7th Education That Pays For Itself 2013 conference with the theme “Linking Education, Employability and Enterprise in Cerrito, Paraguay. (more
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