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University of Technology, Jamaica
(UTech, Ja.)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 2012

University of Technology is known as a leader and driver of TVET in the Caribbean, and it is the only university in Jamaica that has a long track record of preparing TVET teachers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has robust facilities for TVET teaching, research and development, curriculum designs development, and for human resource development.

Focus and interest

Work area

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


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
  Secondary focus
Private sector    Not our target group

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 contribute
  Interested to contribute
OER and Online Learning
  Interested to contribute
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
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
  Moderately 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
  Moderately 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


University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Ja.)
237 Old Hope Road
Kingston 6 Kingston
West Indies


local time now: ~08:06 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Professor Colin Gyles
President (Acting)

UNEVOC Coordinator
Associate Professor Anita Thomas-James
Head of Education Division, SOTAVE

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12 February 2019
Jamaica observes World Food Day and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
On 16 and 17 October 2018, the University of Technology (UTECH) organized a conference on the occasion of World Food Day and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Click to discover the programme.
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