Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Other 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
Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVeT Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising & Innovative Practices
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News
UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1995
The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training was established to incorporate the various educational facilities that had been created to fill the need for technical and vocational education and training in Kuwait.
The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training PAAET has developed its mission to meet the demands of an effective labour market through its various sectors (private, public and contributory) to provide national, educated and trained manpower with high competency, quality and adequacy. Providing a unique researchable, investable, trainable, cultural medium that interacts with the sustainable developments to transform Kuwait into a financial and commercial hub achieving optimal utilization of resources and abilities.
The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training is a flagship institution in the areas of applied education, research and training. It is a leading institute locally, regionally, globally and internationally. It is an in lighting source of creativity, innovation and development, achieves the aspirations of its members and its partners with high quality, a leader in development in various fields.
To lead the TVET sector in the country, and supervise the public and private TVET institutions to fulfill their role in the process of social and economic development.
In order to achieve its objectives, PAAET offers a wide range of educational and training programmes of technical and vocational nature. These programmes are consisting of two categories of training programmes: regularly scheduled, open-registration programmes while the other category is special courses, which are developed at client request. PAAET also conducts in-service training, community service and continuing education programmes. All such educational services are offered through its colleges, institutes and training centres
Today, PAAET is larger than ever. There are currently more than 39,000 students enrolled at the PAAET colleges and institutes.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||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 lead|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to lead|
|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||Moderately interested|
|With the Arab States||Highly interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Moderately interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Moderately interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Moderately interested|