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Nauru Vocational Training Centre
Nauru Technical & Vocational Education & Training (NTVET)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 1998

The Nauru Technical & Vocational Education & Training Centre is the only recognised institution in Nauru that teaches & trains formal courses in technical and vocational skills. It also teaches informal training in traditional life skills. The NTVET is also concerned with providing theory and safety skills for apprentices.

It is also responsible for the growth and connection of new skills through regional and international TVET partnership networks.


To ensure that students leave the Nauruan education system enriched and equipped to be productive members of the workforce, to be qualified, to access further specialised training opportunities outside Nauru and to be independent individuals.


From workshops undertaken with key stakeholders the following were identified as important objectives for TVET in Nauru:

• Supporting the private sector and assisting people to start businesses

• Meeting the training needs of industry

• Establishing pathways to university courses

• Providing culturally appropriate training

• Developing skills that are aligned to employment opportunities on Nauru

• Getting young people work ready through a range of innovative ‘hands on’ community programs

• Engaging with students from across the Pacific region

• Providing TVET options for Nauruan school students aligned to local and regional employment opportunities

• Delivering training programs that enable everyone to pursue their personal and career aspirations

Regular tasks

• Highly motivate and empower teachers

• Networked with other Pacific training organisations

• Strong industry relationships

• Responsive

• Flexible, providing a range of delivery strategies (in the workplace, on campus, in community, RPL)

• Innovative

• Fully inclusive meeting the needs of all (gender, religion, culture, disability friendly)

• Safety, showing leadership in Workplace Health and Safety

Focus and interest

Work area

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


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Researchers    Not our target group
Policy makers
  Secondary 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     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
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 contribute

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
Highly 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
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Nauru Technical & Vocational Education & Training (NTVET)
Nauru TVET
Learning Village
804417 Yaren District


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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Floria Detabene
Director of TVET Nauru

UNEVOC Coordinator
Floria Detabene
Director of TVET Nauru

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