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National Service for Industrial Training
Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2015

Founded in 1942, SENAI is one of the most important institutions in the country providing formal training for Brazilian industry professionals. Currently SENAI has 28 thousand employees aiming to increase competitiveness of the Brazilian Industry, through technical and vocational education and industrial innovation and technology.

With 744 operational units in all 27 states of the Union, SENAI offers more than 1,800 courses and in 2013 had over 3,4 million enrolments in vocational and technological training courses.

SENAI does professional qualification actions since its foundation and has already trained over 64.7 million workers throughout Brazilian territory. Such result was possible only because SENAI bets in differentiate and innovative educational formats going beyond the traditional on-site education model in its 518 schools and 504 movable schools in 2.7 thousand brazilian cities. SENAI also capacitates and trains professionals in distance learning courses, available 24/7 to the student.

SENAI has partnership with 70 international organizations, including UNESCO, ILO, WorldSkills and CINTERFOR – Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training.



Mission

SENAI is committed to promote technical and vocational training, facilitating innovation and the transfer of industrial technologies and to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of the Brazilian Industry


Objectives

SENAI does professional qualification actions since its foundation and has already trained over 64.7 million workers throughout Brazilian territory. Such result was possible only because SENAI bets in differentiate and innovative educational formats going beyond the traditional on-site education model in its 518 schools and 504 movable schools in 2.7 thousand brazilian cities. SENAI also capacitates and trains professionals in distance learning courses, available 24/7 to the student.

Another relevant question for the industry receiving special attention from SENAI is the provision of technical and technological and consultancy services to cater to demands from different industrial sectors.

Furthermore, SENAI invests in products and processes research, development and innovation projects for the industry. Besides of offering a quality professional education for brazilians, SENAI, in partnership with the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations operates eight professional training centers abroad – in Angola, Cape Verde, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Jamaica, Paraguay, Sao Tome and Principe, East Timor – and an environmental technology center in Peru. As of the year 2000, the presence of SENAI constitutes an important support element to foreign policy of Brazilian government.



Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
  Moderately interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
 
Highly interested
  
With the Arab States
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
 
Highly interested
  




Contact

Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI)
SBN Quadra 1, Bloco C, 3º Andar
70.040-903 Brasília
Distrito Federal
Brazil

http://www.portaldaindustria.com.br/

local time now: ~23:42 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Mr Rafael Lucchesi
Director of Education and Technology at the National Confederation of Industry and Director General, SENAI



UNEVOC Coordinator
Mr Felipe Morgado
Technical and Vocational Education Executive Manager

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News

28 September 2015
UNESCO-UNEVOC welcomes nine new member institutions of the UNEVOC Network
UNESCO-UNEVOC is pleased to announce that nine institutions have joined the UNEVOC Network in 2015! The new institutions are from Brunei Darussalam, Ghana, Mexico, the United Republic of Tanzania, Namibia, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Botswana and Grenada.
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