Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Skills for Innovation Hubs | 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 (Uni/Research) since 2015
Fiji National University (FNU) formed in 2010 as a result of a merger between six institutions in Fiji, namely the Fiji Institute of Technology, Fiji School of Nursing, Fiji College of Advanced Education, Lautoka Teachers College, Fiji School of Medicine and Fiji College of Agriculture. It is currently led by acting vice chancellor Professor James Pounder.
FNU now has campuses and centres at 33 locations throughout the country, running a total of approximately 300 different courses and programmes comprising Certificates, Trade Certificates , Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Degrees and Postgraduate studies, with multiple, flexible, entry and exit points and part time studies that accommodate life opportunities and career schedules.
The University aims to be the premier university for higher education, technical and vocational education and training, research and development in Fiji and the Pacific region, and to be the national centre of excellence in Fiji for all things related to training and productivity.
The University shall provide leadership in all intellectual pursuits in higher education, research and development, and acquisition of relevant and quality technical skills in all trades and soft skills that are necessary for the development of nations, businesses, and communities.
To promote scholarship, research, free inquiry, academic excellence, and trade competence and in this process create, disseminate, maintain, and advance knowledge and productivity by teaching, training and other means, for the welfare and needs of the communities of Fiji and those from any other overseas communities who may wish to receive tertiary education. The University shall be concerned with education and training at the post-secondary levels, including technical and vocational education and training, consistent with international standards of teaching, research, and other academic activities in institutions styled as institutions of higher learning.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Secondary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Secondary focus|
|Policy makers||Secondary focus|
|Private sector||Secondary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to learn|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to learn|
|Equity of access in TVET||Interested to learn|
|Gender equality in TVET||Interested to contribute|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to contribute|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to learn|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Moderately interested|
|Knowledge development||Moderately interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Highly interested|
|Within my cluster||Moderately interested|
|With Africa||Moderately interested|
|With the Arab States||Moderately interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Moderately interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Moderately interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Moderately interested|
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