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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1995

RMIT University is one of Australia´s longest-established educational institutions. It is a global university of technology with its heard in the city of Melbourne. RMIT creates and disseminated knowledge that meets the needs of industry and community and fosters in students the skills and passion to contribute to and engage in the world.

RMIT is one of the most successful providers of international education in Australia. RMIT is a member of the Global U8 Consortium and, with a campus in Vietnam and significant teaching partnerships in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Singapore, has a strong educational presence in the Asia-Pacific Region.

RMIT is the largest dual-sector education institution in Australia, offering programs ranging from apprenticeship and traineeship training to doctoral programs. The strong professional and vocational orientation of RMIT’s programs prepares graduates for employment and active participation in their communities. RMIT has approximately 63,000 enrolments, of which approximately 21,000 are taking TVET programs, including approximately 2000 TVET students from abroad.

RMIT’s TVET programs range from skilled worker to paraprofessional in Business Services, Electo-technology and Communications, Metals and Engineering, Aerospace and Aviation, Information Technology, General Manufacturing, Building Construction, Culture and Recreation, Design, Health and Community Services, Adult Community Education.


To co-design sustainable futures: Young people • Disruptions • Skills & Capabilities • Well-being • Future of Work

As part of an inclusive global learning network UNEVOC @RMIT is a leader in facilitating co-design approaches for creating a future of sustainable development for all young people in times of crisis and disruption.


We partner with government, industry, and the not-for-profit sectors to lead applied and research-based activities for meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Our focus is on an applied program of research in the following areas:

1. Young people, 21st Century capabilities, and transitions in the future of work;

2. Building a networked approach to enabling and capturing social value in learning and training;

3. Exploring educational ecologies of well-being, resilience, and enterprise.

Regular tasks

We have developed the: Young People’s Sustainable Futures Lab

A collaborative research lab for co-designing shared value for a future of sustainable development for all young people in times of crisis and disruption.

Place based ethical innovation referenced to a global framework for transformation.

⁃ Including diverse stakeholders, initially, across Melbourne’s North;

⁃ Structured through concept notes, working papers, collective activities, and collaborative funding opportunities.

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?
  Secondary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
  Secondary 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 contribute
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

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
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Latrobe St
3000 Melbourne


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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Seth Brown

UNEVOC Coordinator
Professor Peter Kelly

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