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National Training Service
Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2014

SENA was formed by Decree-Law 118 of June 21, 1957. Its function is to provide professional training and formation to workers, youths and adults within th​e areas of industry, trade, agriculture, mining and cattle breeding.

The Agency has a tripartite structure in which workers, employers and Government participate in order to provide companies and corporations with skilled manpower using modern methods, and thereby achieve a shift in each of the productivity processes.


Mission

SENA is responsible for fulfilling the function that corresponds to the State, of investing in the social and technical development of the Colombian workers by offering and implementing a comprehensive professional training for the incorporation and development of people in productive activities that contribute to the country’s social, economic and technological development


Objectives

In 2020, SENA will be a world-class institution in matters of comprehensive professional training, and the use and appropriation of technology and innovation to the service of individuals and businesses.


Regular tasks

  • Contribute to the productivity of the companies
  • Contribute to the effective generation of jobs and alleviation of poverty
  • Contribute to developing an innovative workforce for companies and regions
  • Ensure programmes adhere to international quality and standards
  • Incorporate the latest technologies in enterprises
  • Maintain a close relationship with the (secondary and higher) education sector

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
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary 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 contribute
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

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
 
  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
  




Contact

Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA)

Colombia

http://www.sena.edu.co

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Business Administrator Carlos Mario Estrada Molina
General Director
Cundinamarca



UNEVOC Coordinator
Lawyer Edgar Adrián Zambrano Tamayo
National Coordinator for International Affair and Cooperation
Cundinamarca

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News

31 August 2018
Shaping Transformative TVET Leaders in Latin America
The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme for Latin America took place in August 2018 in Panama City. Jointly organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNESCO San José Office, and hosted by INADEH of Panama, the regional UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme aims to help those in change agent positions become transformative leaders.
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