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 (Training provider) since 2017
Duoc UC is a private, professional, nonprofit institute, founded in 1968 by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. It is one of the biggest and more important institutions of higher education in Chile, with more than 100,000 students, 9 schools and 70 programs. Its 19 campuses are located in the 5 more developed regions of the country.
Duoc UC is focused on the model of "learn by doing", aligning study programs with the industry needs and providing the students with the most modern facilities. Its educational programs facilitate the inductive methodology and emphasize the practical aspects of the learning process. Duoc UC academic project seeks excellence in quality, which implies the provision of social, labor and cultural education to all students.
For Duoc UC, the value of its graduates is measured by their productivity, and thus by their competences. For this reason the development of the curriculum is based on information provided by the industry, with whom Duoc UC maintains a close relationship. To ensure that the curriculum stays up to date with the labor market needs, the schools have business councils comprised of industry representatives.
In 2016, Duoc UC received the ICARE Award. ICARE is a private non-profit corporation that seeks to foster Chilean entrepreneurship. This award -one of the most remarkable of the country -was given to Duoc UC for its long and significant contribution to the development and progress of Chile, delivering technical and professional education of excellence to thousands of people, thus being an effective tool for social mobility.
In 2017 Duoc Uc was granted once again the accreditation for 7 out of 7 years by the comision Nacional de Acreditacion CNA (National Accreditation Agency), which certifies the quality of the educational project and its relevance among the rest of the Chilean institutions of higher education. Besides, Duoc Uc is the first TVET institution in Chile to be accredited 7 out of 7 years in the area of COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.
To form people in technical and professional fields with a solid ethical base inspired by the Christian Values, capable of acting with success in the world of work and engaged to the development of society.
Vision: To be recognised as a category itself in the field of higher professional technical education.
The objective of Duoc UC is to provide a quality technical and comprehensive education that responds to the industry needs in a globalized world as well as to contribute both to the development of the country and to extend access to higher education
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Secondary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to learn|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to contribute|
|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|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Highly interested|
|Knowledge development||Highly interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Highly interested|
|Within my cluster||Highly 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|