Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Forming hubs for TVET Innovation | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
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 25 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 has partnership with 70 international organizations, including UNESCO, ILO, WorldSkills and CINTERFOR – Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training.
To promote technical and vocational training, facilitating innovation and the transfer of industrial technologies to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of the Brazilian Industry
SENAI has two priority areas: Technical and vocational education and Industrial innovation and technology.
Regarding the Technical and vocational education, SENAI´s 2015-2018 Strategy aims to expand the quality of vocational and higher education in accordance with the industry needs, consolidating SENAI´s Methodology for Vocational Education.
SENAI´s Major Challenges in Technical and Vocational Education:
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Secondary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|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 lead|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to contribute|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to lead|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Moderately interested|
|Knowledge development||Highly interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Moderately interested|
|Within my cluster||Moderately interested|
|With Africa||Highly interested|
|With the Arab States||Moderately interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Moderately interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Highly interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Highly interested|