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Vocational Education Development Institute
ສະ​ຖາ​ບັນ​ພັດ​ທະ​ນາ​ອາ​ຊີ​ວະ​ສຶກ​ສາ (ສ​ພອ) (VEDI)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1999

Vocational Education Development Institute has been upgraded from Vocational Education Development Centre since 2013. Its role is to act similar the university faculty of technical education and TVET research institute under ministry of education and sports in 2018.


- Pre- and in-service training of vocational teachers/ instructors

- Development of curriculum for TVET institutions

- Development of instructional materials and media for TVET institutions

- Conducting the TVET researches on behalf of MOES


- to provide equitable access into pre- and in-service vocational teacher education, and the capacity building for TVET administrators,

- to enhance the teacher/ instructor training quality and relevance,

- to provide service on the researches and the development e.g. TVET information, occupational standard, curriculum, and instructional material and media for TVET institutions of both public and private sectors,

Regular tasks

Tasks include:

- Develop curriculum, textbooks and media for Technical and Vocational Schools and Training centers in both public and private sectors,

- Provide pre-service training of vocational teacher in continuing Higher Diploma (two year study) and continuing Bachelor program (2.5 year study),

- Conduct in-service training for vocational teachers and TVET personals in pedagogy and in professional field e.g. competency standard development, curriculum design, instructional material and media development,

- Provide the training for TVET administrators in TVET institutional management,

- Provide consulting service in Competency-based Training (CBT) and Dual Cooperative Training (DCT),

- Conduct Research on TVET on behalf of ministry of education and sports.

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


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
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 lead
  Interested to contribute
OER and Online Learning
Interested to lead
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
Interested to lead

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
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States    Not interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean    Not interested


ສະ​ຖາ​ບັນ​ພັດ​ທະ​ນາ​ອາ​ຊີ​ວະ​ສຶກ​ສາ (ສ​ພອ) (VEDI)
Lao-Thai Road
Ban Watnak, Sisatanak District
10000 Vientiane Capital City
Lao People's Democratic Republic


local time now: ~15:43 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr. Phouvieng Phoumilay
Director General
Vocational Education Development Institute (VEDI)

UNEVOC Coordinator
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bounseng Khammounty
Deputy Director General
Vocational Education Development Institute (VEDI)

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