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National Institute of Education
(NIE)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2003

The National Institute of Education (NIE) is a government organisation operating under the Ministry of Education and is funded by the government. The Department of Continuing Education within NIE focuses on training and educational activities in the community and basic education fields. These include offering short-term classes and workshops as well as long-term programmes geared towards educating people and raising general awareness on various issues. Furthermore, short skill development trainings are conducted to cater for the unskilled youth. Several of the training/educational activities are carried out through third parties and are monitored by NIE. Such activities are partially or fully-funded by NIE.


Mission

NIE's mission is to Facilitate life-long learning through collaborative research and innovation.


Objectives

NIE's goal is to cater to the unskilled and vulnerable groups through short-term trainings on income generating activities.


Regular tasks

1. To plan and assist in conducting courses that will promote the workmanship and other skills that can help the community to increase its productivity through earning extra income. In the same vein, to plan and conduct activities that will increase public awareness and contribute to minimize crime.

2. To provide assistance to island communities who wish to conduct various programmes on handicraft and monitor such programmes along with other courses that are conducted to enhance the community.

3. To revive fading traditional skills within the community and promote such skills through various programs .

4. To plan and conduct activities to literate the adult population of the country and conduct functional literacy programmes for the common people.

5. To maintain records and data related to the illiterate people and research on the changes that occur to the literacy rate.



Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
  Secondary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers    Not our target group
  
Researchers    Not our target group
  
Policy makers    Not our target group
  
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 learn
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
   Interested to learn
   
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
 
  Moderately 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
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

National Institute of Education (NIE)
5th Floor, M.Chambeylee Villa, (Star Clouds Building)
Majeedhee Magu, Postal Code: 20337, Male',
Maldives

http://nie.edu.mv

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr Abdulla Rasheed Ahmed
Minister of State for Education



UNEVOC Coordinator
Ahmed Zahir
Head, Department of Continuing Education

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