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Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
(SFIVET)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2019

The Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SFIVET is the Swiss expert organisation for vocational education and training. SFIVET forms VET practitioners, provide VET research, develop careers and further assist international education and training cooperation. The offices are located in Lausanne, Lugano, Olten, Zollikofen in Bern and Zurich. SFIVET acts as an interface between trade associations, professional organisations and the 26 cantons (with hundreds of vocational schools and professional colleges). As a national institute, SFIVET plays an important role for these partners, acting as a central point of contact for all matters relating to development projects and the basic and continuning training of VET/PET professionals


Mission

As a Swiss higher education institution, we are the trusted partner for all matters relating to vocational education and training today and in the future


Objectives

SFIVET is owned by the Confederation. According to Article 25 of the SFIVET Ordinance, the Federal Council decides on SFIVET's strategic objectives. Like the Federal Institutes of Technology Domain, SFIVET is part of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER).


Regular tasks

  • Basic and continuing training to teachers and trainers.
  • Basic and continuing training to examiners.
  • Research in vocational education and training.
  • Guidance and support to professional organisations in the review and revision of VET programmes.
  • Representation of Switzerland's VET system at national and international level

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 learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
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
 
 
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
  




Contact

Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET)
Kirchlindachstrasse 79
3052 Zollikofen
Switzerland

http://www.sfivet.swiss

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Erik Swars
Head of International Affairs



UNEVOC Coordinator
Jenna Randriamboavonjy
Advisor International Affairs
International Relations

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page date 2020-01-24



 

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