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Ce calendrier d'événements fournit un aperçu des conférences, séminaires, ateliers et tout autre type d'événement traitant de l'enseignement et de la formation techniques et professionnels pertinents au niveau mondial ou régional.

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September 2020
9 to 10 September 2020
ICSD 2020: 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 9-10 September 2020, Rome, Italy European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology will organize the 8th ICSD Conference. The theme is "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
Rome, Italy (more)

May 2021
17 to 19 May 2021
UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development This Conference will highlight the crucial role of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as a key enabler for the successful achievement of all SDGs, and create momentum for strengthening ESD in policy and practice.
Berlin, Germany (more)

Past Events

July 2020
15 July 2020
World Youth Skills Day Every year on 15 July, World Youth Skills Day emphasizes the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in providing youth with the opportunities to develop their competencies and accelerate their transition to work.
Global UN Day (more)

6 to 14 July 2020
Virtual conference on Skills for a Resilient Youth This virtual conference is moderated by Terry Neal from the Commonwealth of Learning. It is organized as part of the celebration for World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) 2020, and coordinated by UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, with contributions from WorldSkills.
Online (more)

7 to 10 July 2020
29th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills' - now online 'No Frills' is an annual national conference where researchers, practitioners, providers and industry representatives come together and share knowledge, ideas, insights and solutions around Australia's VET sector. The theme for the 2020 conference is 'Workforce ready: challenges and opportunities for VET'.

Perth, Australia (more)

June 2020
19 June 2020
Webinar on Contribution of TVET to Employability Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM (Local time Nepal)
G-Meet Link: meet.google.com/hmx-edqb-fhd
Registration via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKuUvTEIPMTxUcYOixC9X6h_an1jsMtIih7nOA2IBY2ja71Q/viewform
Virtual platform (more)

16 June 2020
Centres of Vocational Excellence: Skills ecosystems for innovation, regional development, and social inclusion”. The Conference will focus on the European approach to TVET excellence and on the different aspects of TVET excellence in Europe.
9-12:30 CET
Online (more)

1 to 12 June 2020
Virtual Conference on New Qualifications and Competencies in TVET This virtual conference discussed topics concerning the identification and implementation of new qualifications and competencies in curricula and training regulations, now and in the future.
Online (more)

April 2020
6 to 9 April 2020
Enterprising Project Design Are you looking for inspiration and hands-on tools which can help you boost the impact of your TVET projects? From 6 to 8 April the Enterprising Project Design course takes place in the Netherlands. Identify the success factors of enterprising projects and programmes and learn how to use business tools to turn your TVET projects into valuable products!
Ede, Netherlands (more)

March 2020
2 to 6 March 2020
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2020 POSTPONED INDEFINITELY Mobile Learning Week (MLW) is the United Nations’ flagship event on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. The 2020 edition of MLW will be held under the theme Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion – core values underpinning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and digital opportunities for all.
Paris, France (more)

February 2020
4 February 2020
TVET Innovation Week 2020: 'The Accelerators of the Future ' TVET Innovation Week is a platform organized by the ACTVET that brings together key international experts and stakeholders to exchange ideas and expertise on a range of topics related to TVET in the 21st Century.
Abu Dhabi, UAE (more)

December 2019
2 to 3 December 2019
UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Forum: Advancing Learning and Innovation in TVET UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Learning Forum on Advancing Learning and Innovation in TVET on 2-3 December 2019 in Bonn, Germany. More than 100 participants from 40 countries to discuss concrete steps for designing innovative practices and solutions that promote excellence and inclusion in TVET.
Bonn, Germany (more)

November 2019
7 to 8 November 2019
2nd BIBB Conference on the Economics of Vocational Education and Training: Markets - Institutions – Systems The German Federal TVET Institute hosts its second conference on the economics of vocational education and training (VET) on November 7th and 8th 2019 in Siegburg. The conference will bring together researchers from all related fields to discuss the most recent empirical and theoretical results on this subject. Conference language is English, registration is open between 1st of August and the 28th of October 2019.
Bonn-Siegburg, Germany (more)

October 2019
23 to 25 October 2019
eLearning Africa 2019 International Conference & Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training and Skills Development.
Under the theme the Keys to the Future: Learnability and Employability, eLearning Africa 2019 will focus on two of the most important keys needed in tomorrow´s rapidly changing global economy: learnability and employability.
Abidjan (more)

23 to 25 October 2019
VET Training and Assessment Summit 2019 The VET Training and Assessment Summit is the only conference in Australia that focuses on the foundational elements that every trainer and VET professional should comprehend: Instructional Design, Training Delivery, Competency-Assessment and Learning technologies. An opportunity to learn directly from the source (regulators, policy makers, recognised consultants, and key stakeholders) and find networking opportunities.
Sydney, Australia (more)

22 to 24 October 2019
2019 East and Southeast Asia UNEVOC Centre Network Workshop KRIVET, in the capacity as Cluster Coordinating Centre, will organize the 2019 East and Southeast Asia UNEVOC Centre Network Workshop themed, TVET for Tomorrow: Policies and Implementation, in Seoul, South Korea from 22-24 October 2019. The workshop is expected to facilitate sharing of country and regional policies and experiences of implementation to address the challenges posed by technological disruptions, fast-changing socio-cultural and economic conditions, and global integration within the Cluster Network.
Seoul, South Korea (more)

22 to 24 October 2019
2019 East/Southeast Asia UNEVOC Network Workshop KRIVET, the East/Southeast Asia UNEVOC Center, in collaboration with the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET is holding a workshop for the East and Southeast Asia cluster network. This is an annual workshop and part of an effort to consolidate collaboration and promote peer learning among the UNEVOC Centers in the East and Southeast Asia Cluster Network countries.
Seoul, Korea (more)

3 October 2019
CET MASTERS SERIES SYMPOSIUM 2019 The event seeks to bring together Company Executives, HR and Learning and Development professionals and Training and Educational experts to discuss how best to develop our own skills ecosystem that will support capability-building for our companies and employees.
Singapore (more)

July 2019
15 July 2019
World Youth Skills Day United Nations declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day. The day seeks to generate greater awareness of the importance of technical and vocational education and training and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies. It is hoped that it will contribute to reducing unemployment and underemployment among the youth across the globe. It aims to highlight youth skills development to draw attention to the critical need for marketable skills.
global (more)

June 2019
24 June to 5 July 2019
UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme addresses three key elements – “vision for change”, “knowledge for change”, and “skills for change” – in 8 modules over the course of 10 days. The Programme brings together TVET experts and participants in a highly engaging environment, including practical exercises, intense group work, and the sharing of experiences and case studies. International experts lead the modules and special lectures, explaining the latest developments in policy and practice, and present the latest knowledge in their respective fields.
Bonn, Germany (more)

20 to 22 June 2019
8th RVTTI International TVET and Interdisciplinary Conference Under the theme "Implementing the SDG’s for Green Economies and Societies: The TVET Agenda" this conference brings together researchers, innovators, TVET fraternity and the industry for research paper presentations and discussions on the TVET direction on implementation of the SDGs.
Eldoret, Kenya (more)

May 2019
6 to 12 May 2019
Albanian Vocational Skills Week 2019-2nd Edition The 2nd Edition of Albanian Skills Week & 5th Edition of National Skills Competitions.
It is a packed week with activities dedicated to TVET, forums, workshops, trainings, competitions, B2B, skills-live-shows, etc. It is the most unique, biggest and innovative event of the year in Albania with involvement of children, youngsters and adults. Use this following link for a flashback 2018: http://www.albanianskills.org/albanian-skills-week-2018/
Tirana, Albania (more)

April 2019
4 to 5 April 2019
National Forum on Technical and Vocational Education and Training reform in Mongolia The 2019 National Forum on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Reform, organized in collaboration with the Mongolia Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, will focus on “Quality TVET Reform for Sustainable Development”. The UNESCO led forum aims to review and discuss the current alignment, gaps and challenges in Mongolia’s TVET sector policy and regulatory framework, strategies and plans and global priorities and framework.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (more)

3 to 4 April 2019
European conference on Qualifications, Standards and Apprenticeship The conference links BIBB research activities with current European priorities in the field of apprenticeships. It will gather around 60 experts from different European member states, European and national organisations or social partners’ organisations for an open dialogue on selected issues like quality in apprenticeship, ESCO or the development of apprenticeship in different contexts. So far altogether 15 countries will be represented. Click more for Registration Form.
Bonn-Siegburg, Germany (more)

February 2019
8 to 11 February 2019
Kenya Skills Show-Hands on the Future Show Brings together stakeholders to show case innovations and new ideas in the Training, employment and technologies in the TVET sector in the Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya (more)

December 2018
3 to 5 December 2018
Enterprising Project Design Do you want your project to become less dependent on external funding? The world is changing and so is the nature of developing projects and programmes. It is no longer sufficient to just do ‘good’. Projects need to have an exit strategy and you need to know how to realise that. In this practical course, you learn how to turn current trends into opportunities. Source inspiration from best practices and get started with designing projects that make financial sense.
Ede, Netherlands (more)

November 2018
26 to 27 November 2018
Women in STEM Conference GAMBIA 2018 This event is a platform of celebration to women who aim to share and investigate ideas that focus on advancing women in STEM participants, each of whom has a unique and significant role to play in achieving the full participation of women in STEM, will share innovative strategies for developing a highly prepared, diverse STEM workforce that has achieved technical excellence and learned how to think and design creatively. Contact via vickybizzu@yahoo.com +220 22333361
Serrekunda, The Gambia (more)

5 to 9 November 2018
European Vocational Skills Week 2018 #DiscoverYourTalent
The Skills Week aims to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training. We want to showcase excellence and quality and raise awareness of the wide range of opportunities. In addition to the events to be organised by the European Commission and the Austrian presidency, national, regional and local events will take place associated with the Week.
Vienna, Austria (more)

October 2018
26 to 27 October 2018
iCreate Skill Fest 2018 Africa's biggest technical & vocational skill competition. It is designed to create a conscious awareness for skill development while bridging the gap between unemployment and entrepreneurship and prepare the youth workforce for skills of the future. I CREATE SKILL FEST is set to act as a catalyst in promoting the advancement of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Africa.
Abuja, Nigeria (more)

September 2018
26 to 28 September 2018
eLearning Africa 2018 - 13th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training eLearning Africa is the key networking event for ICT enhanced education and training in Africa. Serving as a pan-African platform, the eLearning Africa conference takes place in a different African country each year, and the conference languages are English and French. eLearning Africa attracts education professionals, investors and providers of education and training.
Kigali, Rwanda (more)

10 to 14 September 2018
REDITEC 2018 | Work in the 21st Century - Globalization, Innovation, TVET: Paths and Challenges for Inclusion Instituto Federal Fluminense- CONIF, a UNEVOC Centre in Brazil is organizing the REDITEC 2018. This year, the conference will focus on the theme of work in the 21st Century, and will discuss the progresses made, and responses to future demands of society and the labor markets. UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre and UNEVOC Centres from different regions will also be participating at the Conference.
Búzios/RJ - Brazil (more)

12 to 13 September 2018
ICSD 2018 : 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018. The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
Rome, Italy (more)

August 2018
30 August to 4 September 2018
WorldSkills ASEAN Bangkok 2018 with ASEAN TVET Conference 2018 on 1 September. The ASEAN Skills Competition is the largest professional education event in South East Asia. Competitors from 10 ASEAN member states perform specific tasks for each of the professional skills. The TVET Conference will allow 300 representatives from international organizations, AMS governments, academia and industries to exchange experiences and practices focusing on relevant areas.
Bangkok, Thailand (more)

24 to 25 August 2018
Launching Event of VPETCity VPETCity is the first open online learning and teaching platform for Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) in Hong Kong. This platform signifies a collaborative effort of Vocational Training Council (VTC), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) to raise the awareness and interests towards VPET and recognition of its value.
Hong Kong, China (more)

15 to 17 August 2018
CANCELLED - 'No Frills' 2018 VET Research Conference - Aus NZ 'No Frills' is an annual Australian conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. The 2018 conference program will focus on the theme "Skills for a global future: working and learning together."
University of Technology Sydney, Australia (more)

July 2018
15 July 2018
World Youth Skills Day In 2014, the United Nations declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day. The day seeks to generate greater awareness of the importance of technical and vocational education and training and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies. It is hoped that it will contribute to reducing unemployment and underemployment among the youth across the globe. It aims to highlight youth skills development to draw attention to the critical need for marketable skills.
United Nations (more)

4 to 5 July 2018
International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships The ILO, in collaboration with the OECD and the GAN convenes governments, social partners, representatives from partner international and multilateral organizations, the private sector and civil society, as well as academic experts and practitioners to:
Share and promote innovative approaches to apprenticeships responding to contemporary challenges
Provide opportunities to deepen collaboration among key actors of apprenticeships at global, regional and national levels.
ILO, Geneva, Switzerland (more)

June 2018
6 to 8 June 2018
3rd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training This Congress aism to create better general conditions for the development of international cooperation in the area of dual-track vocational education and training.
Winterthur, Switzerland (more)

7 to 8 June 2018
BIBB Congress 2018: Learning for the future The BIBB Congress will take place under the banner of "Learning for the future. VET of tomorrow - experience innovations". The event will be held at the bcc in Berlin with just under 1,000 VET experts from Germany and abroad.
Berlin, Germany (more)

May 2018
24 to 25 May 2018
Managing skills in a time of disruption. A UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Learning Forum. In May 2018, this UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Forum examined the challenges and opportunities facing TVET institutions and systems, particularly in light of ongoing digital, climatic, and demographic disruptions.
Bonn, Germany (more)

April 2018
25 to 27 April 2018
CIMQUSEF'14: International Conference of Quality Management in Education and Training Systems In 2018, and within the framework of the strategic orientations of Morocco, CIMQUSEF'14 has set itself the central objective of addressing the major issues that challenge the future of the African continent. To this end, the Moroccan Association for the Improvement of the Quality of Education (AMAQUEN), and the Research Group in Organizational Management (GREGO) of the Cadi Ayyad University, have agreed jointly, To put on the agenda of CIMQUSEF'14 the theme of the role of Education Systems, Training and Scientific Research in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs2030) and those of the Agenda 2063 for Africa.
Marrakesh, Morocco (more)

16 to 18 April 2018
Research-2-Practice Forum on Energy, Water Security and Climate Change in Africa The Research-2-Practice forum aims to provide a platform for experts/scientists, education leaders, decision makers, entrepreneurs, private and public sector, policy makers, civil society actors and institutions interested or active in applied and practice-oriented research for development to discuss state of the art, challenges and innovative solutions in the areas of renewable energy, water and climate security and build strategic partnerships in Africa.
Tlemcen, Algeria (more)

March 2018
26 to 30 March 2018
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2018: ‘Skills for a connected world’ Mobile Learning Week is UNESCO’s flagship ICT in education conference and the 2018 edition will examine how the education sector can help individuals cultivate the digital skills and competencies needed for life and work. At a moment when digital skills gaps are growing across lines of income, gender, geography and language, Mobile Learning Week will highlight policies and practices to ensure all people can use technology for empowerment and that no one is left behind.
Paris, France (more)

27 to 30 March 2018
Social Entrepreneurship, Youth and Vocational Education Forum: Liverpool 27-30 March 2018 The conference will provide Youth and Vocational Education practitioners working within the field of social innovation and entrepreneurship with the opportunity for networking and sharing ideas, tools, methods, challenges and good practice, especially focusing on using social enterprise as a way to encourage and enable young people to sustain their entrepreneurship life skills.
Based on non-formal learning approaches which encourage your active participation with room for sharing good practice and expressing yourself , the forum will be an exciting mix of presentations workshops and field visits.
Liverpool, United Kingdom (more)

November 2017
30 November to 2 December 2017
Conference “Future of Education and Youth Work: Approaches and Practices around the World” The aims of the conference are: 1) To attract and analyse different definitions of Youth Work, 2) to Offer space to Anthropological approaches to Youth Work 3) To host the presentation of distinct Youth Work practices, 4) to facilitate a debate on various field work experiences from different contexts, 5) to juxtapose practitioners’ and researchers’ perspectives, 6) to consider comparative macro, meso and micro analyses on Youth Work theories, policies, practices and challenges and, 7) To bring together approaches by project managers and trainers from the field of youth.
Athens, Greece (more)

9 to 18 November 2017
UNEVOC virtual conference: Open Educational Resources in Vocational Education and Training UNESCO-UNEVOC has worked with UNESCO OER Chair Robert Schuwer and Ben Janssen to conduct a study on the status and prospects of OER in TVET. Now they will moderate this virtual conference to discuss the outcome of the findings and to see how the promises of OER can be realized in TVET. The experience will be enhanced with Webinars. All stakeholders are invited to join: policy-makers, teacher trainers, teachers, trainers, etc. Participation is free.
Bonn, UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum (more)

14 to 16 November 2017
2017 WISE Summit This year’s theme, Co-Exist, Co-Create: Learning to Live and Work Together reflects the commitment of WISE to address important education challenges in times of disruption and economic uncertainty stemming from conflict, mass migration, growing inequality, on-going, rapid technological change and other forces.
Doha, Qatar (more)

October 2017
23 to 27 October 2017
Virtual conference on 'Pathways between technical and vocational education and training and further education' The topic, of 'pathways', that make it easier for graduates of TVET to enter different forms of postsecondary and higher education, has become very prominent. It is also the subject of a current UNESCO project, involving case studies and a policy paper, that will come out in 2018.
Bonn, Germany (global participation via Internet) (more)

14 to 19 October 2017
WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 The world's most important vocational skills competition will feature 51 Skills competitions in six core skill sectors: Construction and Building Technology, Creative Arts and Fashion, Information and Communication Technology, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology, Social and Personal Services, Transportation and Logistics.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (more)

8 to 12 October 2017
ICT for Teaching and Learning in TVET Systems In-Country Program organized in cooperation with CPSC Manila.
Kathmandu, Nepal (more)

5 to 7 October 2017
Capacity Development for Green Champions Workshop to develop Green Champions in TVET Institutions in West, East and Southern Africa, to be hosted by Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (on invitation only).
Eldoret, Kenya (more)

2 to 6 October 2017
Training and Facilitation Skills Relevant course for all learning facilitators:
-Gain skills and tools to assess training needs and learning styles; Practice on designing focused and methodologically strong sessions; Gain hands-on tips to move group process and promote full participation of each trainee, even difficult groups who need to achieve useful outcomes; Learn about powerful communication, feedback and presentation skills; Confidence to take the lead in front of groups; Start at a similar level as the other participants by learning on-line prior to the face-to-face course
Ede, Netherlands (more)

September 2017
24 to 30 September 2017
e-Discussion: On Recognition of Prior Learning In the absence of recognized qualifications, a large proportion of people face severe disadvantages in getting decent jobs, migrating to other regions and accessing further education, even though they might have the necessary knowledge and skills. The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process can help these individuals acquire a formal qualification that matches their knowledge and skills, and thereby contribute to improving their employability, mobility, lifelong learning, social inclusion and self-esteem. This E-discussion will highlight the importance of RPL and how such systems contribute to poverty reduction, job-creation and employment.
Online, Skills for Employment website (more)

27 to 29 September 2017
eLearning Africa 2017 - 12th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training eLearning Africa is the key networking event for ICT enhanced education and training in Africa. Serving as a pan-African platform, the eLearning Africa conference takes place in a different African country each year, and the conference languages are English and French. eLearning Africa attracts education professionals, investors and providers of education and training.
Mauritius (more)

18 to 20 September 2017
2nd World OER Congress The Congress will follow the theme »OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action«, reflecting a strong focus on the role of OER in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.
Ljubljana, Slovenia (more)

13 to 14 September 2017
World TVET Conference 2017 World TVET 2017 will provide a unique environment for numerous stakeholders to network and learn about TVET developments around the world.
Queenstown, New Zealand (more)

August 2017
28 to 30 August 2017
Cracking the code: Girls’ education in STEM This event will bring together over 200 delegates to discuss the multiple challenges that compromise girls' and women's education opportunities. The symposium and policy forum aims to
* present latest findings from research and practice
* Facilitate policy dialogue, experience-sharing and networking, and
* Make the case for strengthening girls’ education in STEM subjects

Bangkok, Thailand (more)

July 2017
16 to 23 July 2017
ASEAN Vocational and Engineering Camp 2017 This camp aims to motivate and inspire future engineers through exposure to design thinking, as well as generating good cooperation between ASEAN countries. The participants will have the chance to practice using Internet of Thing (IoT), facilitating them to solve problems in various contexts.
Johor, Malaysia (more)

5 to 7 July 2017
26th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills' ‘No Frills’ is a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the VET sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector.
Hobart, Tasmania (more)

June 2017
29 June to 1 July 2017
6th RVTTI International Conference The RVTTI 2017 International TVET and Interdisciplinary Research Conference has as its them: Towards collaborative TVET: Promoting Accelerated Sustainable Development. One track of the conference features a Paper Competition on "Greening TVET: Best Practices and Case Studies".
Eldoret, Kenya (more)

19 to 20 June 2017
International VET Conference 2017 The conference theme is “Sustaining Quality in VET” and will focus on four main streams: Delivering Industry Relevant Training, Leading Assessment Practices, Managing Quality and Compliance, Measuring Training Results. Come away with an outlook of what the future holds for VET professionals in Australia and the region, and be prepared to address new challenges.
Sidney, Australia (more)

16 to 17 June 2017
VPET Connex 2017 - International Conference This conference aims at providing a platform for leaders, policy makers and practitioners in the field of Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) to share best practices and strengthen collaboration among VPET partners and institutions.
Hong Kong (more)

May 2017
10 to 12 May 2017
Third International Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Caribbean Theme: "TVET for Sustainable Regional Development”.
The objective of the conference is to create an advocacy platform for integrating sustainable principles in regional TVET policies, practices and programmes.
Montego Bay, Jamaica (more)

11 to 12 May 2017
International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch This conference aims to deepen understanding of the labour market effects of various types of skill mismatch and how they can be best measured in different country contexts. It will include ILO research and also present the work of other partner international organizations.
Geneva, Switzerland (more)

3 to 6 May 2017
Refocusing TVET Instructional Delivery In Nigerian Schools in the Digital Era The conference hosted by University of Nigeria, Nsukka deals with the challenges of digitization and automation of economies and societies with which education and training need to keep pace, in order to refocus TVET delivery systems to meet the new demands.
Nsukka, Nigeria (more)

April 2017
6 to 7 April 2017
The Future of Work we want: A global dialogue This ILO Symposium presents an important step to gain greater understanding of the changes we are witnessing and to develop effective policy responses that can shape the future of work. The Symposium will be structured around the Initiative’s four “centenary conversations” -- work and society, decent jobs for all, the organization of work and production, and the governance of work.
Geneva, Switzerland (more)

March 2017
14 to 16 March 2017
SFIVET: 5th Congress on Research in VET: Unleashing the creative potential of VET The congress captures the essence of innovation across disciplines in relation to VET. It is about finding new and unexpected solutions for current challenges, questioning conventions, taking controlled risks and crossing boundaries. Renewal and change require creative minds that contribute at all levels at the workplace to better life conditions and economic success.
Bern/Zollikofen, Switzerland (more)

February 2017
9 to 10 February 2017
Global Learning Conference on Mobile Computing Participants from around the region will convene and exchange views on how we can leverage on mobile technology to empower learning, enhancing economic growth, social development and prosperity.
Chennai, India (more)

December 2016
5 to 9 December 2016
European Vocational Skills Week This first European Vocational Skills Week aims to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training by showcasing excellence and quality. A series of events/activities will take place in Brussels and across Europe to mark the week.
Brussels, Belgium (more)

November 2016
21 November to 2 December 2016
e-Discussion: Unlocking the potential of TVET and skills systems: What does reform look like? Moderators: Paul Comyn & Akiko Sakamoto
This E-Discussion will allow experts, practitioners and representatives from a range of institutions and enterprises in different parts of the world to come together virtually to raise questions, share experiences, and address challenges facing TVET and skills systems reform.
online (more)

1 to 2 November 2016
5th World Congress on Technical Vocational Education and Training (WoCTVET) 2016 The world congress aims to serve as a platform for discussion, dissemination and sharing of contemporary research and scientific knowledge and information in the field of teacher education for TVET. All accepted papers will be published in proceedings indexed by SCOPUS/ISI.
Johor, Malaysia (more)

October 2016
19 to 21 October 2016
Competence 2016 International conference on competence theory, research and practice. Competence-based education, training and development, competence management and core-competence strategy are common place. The conference examines this as well as alternative approaches.
Wageningen, Netherlands (more)

3 to 4 October 2016
International TVET Conference-2016 (Pakistan) NAVTTC has invited eminent speakers from around the world for this momentous occasion. This conference will create an opportunity to offer a platform to promote exchange of best practices, experiences and knowledge within international and regional context for developing a better TVET system in Pakistan.
Islamabad, Pakistan (more)

August 2016
23 to 25 August 2016
2016 IVETA World TVET conference Fiji Quality, Innovation and Skill mobilization in Technical Vocational Education and Training - an international process.
Suva, Fiji (more)

June 2016
20 to 23 June 2016
2nd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training This Congress enables technical discussion between key national and international vocational education and training actors, with the aim being to create better general conditions for the development of international cooperation in the area of dual-track vocational education and training.
Winterthur, Switzerland (more)

6 to 22 June 2016
The Global Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform would like to draw on your experiences in advocating for decent work in rural areas and invite you to participate in our global dialogue. (more)

1 to 2 June 2016
International Conference on Ensuring Greater Impact of TVET for Sustainable Development From 01 to 02 June, 2016, the International Conference on TVET for Sustainable Development will take place in Brunei Darussalam. The conference, organized by the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) and SEAMEO VOCTECH, will discuss TVET developments in the Southeast Asia and the Pacific region.
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darusslam (more)

May 2016
24 May to 26 April 2016
eLearning Africa (eLA16): 11th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training eLearning Africa is the key networking event for ICT enhanced education and training in Africa. Bringing together high-level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government, eLearning Africa 2016 will take place from 24 - 26 May in Cairo, Egypt. Serving as a pan-African platform, the eLearning Africa conference is a must for those who want to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities. eLearning Africa takes place in a different African country each year, and the conference languages are English, French and Arabic. eLearning Africa attracts over 1,500 education professionals, investors and providers of education and training, with 86% coming from Africa.
Cairo, Egypt (more)

March 2016
7 to 11 March 2016
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2016 - Innovating for Quality MLW 2016 will shed light on the ways mobile technology can be leveraged — in different contexts and for different groups — to foster innovation in the education sector and assure high-quality learning opportunities for all people in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda.
Paris (more)

December 2015
16 to 18 December 2015
1st Global Forum on Green Economy Learning The 1st Global Forum on Green Economy Learning will bring together policy-makers, development partners, as well as representatives from education and training institutions, NGOs and business associations to identify opportunities for scaling-up green economy learning.
Paris, France (more)

2 to 6 December 2015
ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2015: Shaping the future of learning OEB has gained a reputation over the past two decades for its unique, cross-sector focus and truly global reach, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors. Three days of hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions, debates, labs, demos, performances, special events and networking activities, plus an extensive exhibition of international suppliers and service providers.
Berlin, Germany (more)

November 2015
30 November to 4 December 2015
Management of training institutions (ITC-ILO) This highly participative course aims at improving the management of Training Centers responding to the needs of the labour market, while maximizing internal and external efficiency.
Turin, Italy (more)

26 to 27 November 2015
Cedefop conference on the impact of globalisation on VET The conference offers an opportunity to discuss how globalisation influences the needs of employers and enterprises and eventually the overall profile of VET-systems systems especially within national jurisdiction and the outlook of learners who are lured by eLearning and international qualifications.
Thessaloniki, Greece (more)

19 to 21 November 2015
Education that pays for itself 2015 Education That Pays For Itself brings together some of the world’s leading practitioners in financially sustainable and innovative education in a unique forum for learning, networking, inspiration and action.
Delhi, India (more)

9 to 20 November 2015
Training course: Competency-Based Learning Regular course fee € 3.550,00, Registration open until 06 Nov 2015
Educational institutes increasingly recognise the importance of providing practical education and training rather than just theoretical knowledge. This means a shift from teaching to learning.
But how to utilise education as a response to the need for society development? And how to address the need for competent human capital through education? The competency-based learning (CBL) course addresses exactly these questions. Contact: registration@mdf.nl
Ede, Netherlands (more)

October 2015
29 October to 18 November 2015
Online Discussion: Inclusive TVET in the Context of Lifelong Learning Subtitle: Skills for Work and Life: Empowering People with disabilities. Moderated by Mr. Edgar Pereira, TVET expert and psychologist.
online (more)

November 2015
2 to 13 November 2015
UNEVOC Virtual Conference: Greening TVET in the context of climate change policy developments Online conference moderated by Dr Nick Sofroniou, Principal Research Fellow at Institute for Employment Research of the University of Warwick and an expert in green skills development.
Online (more)

9 to 13 November 2015
Africa Forum on Green Growth Regional forum and training workshop on “Greening Industries and Green Entrepreneurship Promotion as a Driver of Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in rural Africa”.
Accra, Ghana (more)

3 to 6 November 2015
Singapore International TVET Conference 2015 Organised by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), and the five Polytechnics of Singapore, TVET 2015 is partially-sponsored by Temasek Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organisation. The Conference is specially designed for TVET policy makers, leaders, principals, researchers and educationists.
Waterfront Conference Centre, Singapore (more)

September 2015
28 September to 3 October 2015
Virtual Conference: UNESCO’s future TVET strategy Moderated discussion on UNESCO’s future TVET strategy for the years 2016-2021.
Online (more)

30 September to 2 October 2015
GESS Conference (Global Education Supplies and Solutions) The conference delivers insights from leading specialists from around the world. The topics are driven by the education community and focuses on key issues and learning requirements for the education industry worldwide.
Jakarta, Indonesia (more)

15 to 17 September 2015
UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development “Learning for Sustainable Futures – Making the Connections”
The conference’s sub-theme Decent and Sustainable Work will be co-convened by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Centre for International Education Research, University of Nottingham. It will be concerned with matters of theory, policy, practice and evaluation and will include policymakers, practitioners and researchers.

Oxford, United Kingdom (more)

August 2015
23 to 28 August 2015
2nd KATTI regional conference Theme: “TVET and Industry: Advancing Society through Science, Technology &
Innovations”, SUB THEMES: 1. Mismatch between skills, training and industry needs, 2. Apprenticeship in TVET, 3. CBET: Way forward in TVET, 4. Role of industry in curriculum development,
5. Translating Science Technology & Innovation in providing practical solutions in society,
6. Emerging trends in Education and Training, 7. Crosscutting Themes
Mombasa, Kenya (more)

25 to 27 August 2015
World TVET Conference 2015 On the theme of “Quantum Leap: Transformation and Globalisation of Technical Vocational Education & Training (TVET) - Living Skills in the 21st Century”, the conference invites delegates representing decision makers and practitioners from the public sector, learning institutes, and skills centres. It will explore the themes of building a competitive workforce, promoting lifelong learning: reskilling and upskilling, developing entrepreneurship in TVET, utilizing e-learning, and more.
Kuching, Malaysia (more)

11 to 16 August 2015
WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 Held every two years, the WorldSkills Competition is the world's largest professional education event. Competitors from over 60 countries and regions simulate challenges of professions that must be met within international standards of quality.
São Paulo, Brazil (more)

5 to 8 August 2015
NVA 23rd Annual International Conference at YCT Nigeria The Nigeria Vocational Association (NVA) is hosting her 23rd Annual International Conference for the first time in a Polytechnic from August 5-8, 2015 at the Multipurpose Hall, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria This year's theme is Partnership in TVET for National Development.
Sub-themes include: TVET private sector partnership for national development, TVET workplace partnership, TVET, science and technology for national development, Creating and maintaining partnerships for entrepreneurship etc.
More information:
Lagos, Nigeria (more)

3 to 5 August 2015
Asia-Pacific Conference on Education and Training (ACET): Making skills development work for the future Objectives:
• Promote policy debates and dialogues on skills development for the future
• Strengthen the link between TVET and the labourmarket focus on coordination among ministries in charge of TVET, as well as involvement of the private sector
Thematic areas:
• Skills development through the labourmarket perspective
• TVET for green jobs and a knowledge society through stronger collaboration between education, training and business sectors in the Asia-Pacific
• Harnessing technology to increase relevance and access of teaching and learning in TVET
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (more)

July 2015
2 July 2015
Panel Discussion on Skills and Heritage UNESCO-UNEVOC will convene a panel discussion session entitled ‘TVET and Heritage Skills – Can TVET Help Preserve Heritage?’ as a side-event at the upcoming session of the World Heritage Committee. One of the aims of the session is to raise awareness of the role TVET can play in supporting humanity's shared cultural and natural heritage.
Bonn, Germany (more)

June 2015
1 to 3 June 2015
Learning Outside the Formal Education System and in alternating between formal, informal and non-formal learning. The conference is organized by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway.
Oslo, Norway (more)

May 2015
20 to 22 May 2015
eLearning Africa 10th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training.
UNEVOC Network pre-conference workshop on 20 May
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (more)

19 to 22 May 2015
World Education Forum 2015 Conference theme: "Equitable and inclusive quality education and lifelong learning for all by 2030. Transforming lives through education"
Incheon, Republic of Korea (more)

14 to 15 May 2015
Creating Opportunities - II-nd International Conference on Inclusive Education The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia will present the report on the accomplishments and activities undertaken in recent years for the introduction and ensuring of quality vocational education for persons with special educational needs. At the same time, the strategies supporting the employment of persons with disabilities/special educational needs will be defined at the conference.
Tbilisi, Georgia (more)

13 to 14 May 2015
Second International Conference on TVET in the Caribbean The conference theme is "STEM Education in TVET: Imperative to National and Regional Development". Submission of abstracts/proposals: January 31, 2015
Montego Bay, Jamaica (more)

April 2015
14 to 15 April 2015
6th Arab-German Education and Vocational Training Forum The Arab-German Education and Vocational Training Forum is an information and networking platform for universities, colleges, vocational education and training companies as well as educational institutions from the Arab countries and Germany.
Berlin, Germany (more)

March 2015
13 to 16 March 2015
Global Education and Skills Forum The Global Education & Skills Forum’s discusses the expansion of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education as a way of achieving education for all, considering the subjects of education, equity and employment. 1,000 delegates from over 50 countries are expected to participate in the programme. Attendance is strictly by invitation only.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (more)

8 to 15 March 2015
59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society PANEL DISCUSSION, 9th March 2015, 1.15 – 2.45 pm, Washington Hilton Hotel
Chair/Moderator: Shanti Jagannathan, Senior Education Specialist, Asian Development Bank - Panelists: Rupert Maclean, HKIEd - Deo Prasad, University of New South Wales, Australia - Muthukumara Mani, The World Bank - Margarita Pavlova, UNEVOC Centre, HKIEd
Washington D.C., USA (more)

February 2015
24 to 28 February 2015
Didacta 2015 How will we teach and learn in the future? Which concepts and tools will support the learning process? didacta 2015 in Hannover, Germany - the world's largest and most prominent education fair - will bring together experts, enterprises and institutions, open up new perspectives and examine key issues of education.
Hannover, Germany (more)

23 to 27 February 2015
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2015 The theme of MLW 2015 is empowering women and girls. The event will support discussion around four focus areas: equitable access, gender-sensitive content and pedagogy, literacy and skills development. UNEVOC Centres will present on Tuesday in the morning breakout session (room 4).
Paris, France (more)

18 to 20 February 2015
International Conference on Emerging Trends in TVET - Vision 2025 The conference aims to provide a forum to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) researchers, practitioners, educators, entrepreneurs, representatives of industries, and scholars for sharing their research findings and experiences on various aspects of TVET, including recent trends, issues, and challenges.
Bhopal, India (more)

2 to 20 February 2015
Renewable Energy Courses & Renewable Energy Training International Winter School Wind Energy, Solar Energy and Biogas Plants.
Target Group: Professional engineers, technicians, and academic sectors who wish to get a comprehensive introduction to renewable energy technologies, students of engineering or related areas as well as investors and educators in the field of renewable energies.
Kassel, Germany (more)

16 to 20 February 2015
Course: Biogas Plants The German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology offers this “Biogas Plants” course in cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES).
The “Biogas Plants” course consists of a theoretical part which includes lectures, presentations, and exercises mixed with a practical part where participants take part into sight tours of a German biogas plant. These activities provide participants the opportunity to discuss their topics of interest with experts, producers and potential business partners.
Kassel - Germany (more)

9 to 13 February 2015
Course on Solar Power The German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology offers this “Solar Power” course in cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES). The “Solar Power” course consists of a theoretical part made of lectures, presentations, and exercises mixed with a practical part where participants visit a German manufacturer in the solar power branch and take part into a sight tour of a solar park.
These activities provide participants the opportunity to discuss their topics of interest with experts, producers and potential business partners.

Kassel, Germany (more)

2 to 8 February 2015
Course on Wind Energy The German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology offers this “Wind Energy” course in cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES).
Kassel, Germany (more)

December 2014
2 to 11 December 2014
Lifelong Learning Week 2014 – ‘Building Together the Future of Learning’ The focus is on the three pillars of the European Manifesto “Building together the future of learning”: ensuring accessible and quality learning for all, investing in the social dimension of lifelong learning and bringing the EU closer to its citizens.
Brussels, Belgium (more)

8 to 10 December 2014
Getenergy VTEC MENA 2014 International TVET event arranged by Getenergy for the Middle East and North African oil and gas industry: Bridging the gap between the vocational and technician education and training providers
with the Middle East’s oil and gas industry.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (more)

November 2014
17 November 2014
Worldview Vocational Training Expo 2014 The event brings providers from all around the world to one place; giving students an opportunity to discuss their future and training requirements. For vocational training providers, this expo provides an opportunity to recruit local representatives, improve their reach and institution / organisation awareness; marketing to a larger number of students and alongside local providers in the region.
Lagos, Nigeria (more)

15 to 16 November 2014
Worldview Vocational Training Expo 2014 The event brings providers from all around the world to one place; giving students an opportunity to discuss their future and training requirements. For vocational training providers, this expo provides an opportunity to recruit local representatives, improve their reach and institution / organisation awareness; marketing to a larger number of students and alongside local providers in the region.
Accra, Ghana (more)

13 to 14 November 2014
3rd UPI International Conference: Approaches and Achievements in TVET Personnel Professional Development The conference will examine research and development, both in national and international contexts, on the following topics:
1. Professionalization Approaches and Experiences in Initial Teacher/Trainer Education and Continuing Professional Development
2. The Contribution of Vocational Disciplines and Vocational Pedagogy to the Professionalization of TVET Staff
3. The Role of Work Practice and Experience in TVET Teacher/Trainer Professionalization
Bandung, Indonesia (more)

October 2014
3 October to 6 November 2014
ICTILO Training of Trainers Forum The forum aims at proposing and sharing learning approaches as well as building knowledge related to adult learning and innovation. The focus is on methodology and how people can learn better and faster making the most of technologies.
Turin, Italy (more)

24 to 26 October 2014
2014 WFCP World Congress The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics Congress is the leading international event for the vocational education, technical and skills training community and this year’s event hosted by the China Education Association for International Exchange will focus on the theme Global Partnerships: Building a Better Future.
Beijing, China (more)

20 to 24 October 2014
Skills Needs Anticipation & Matching: Training course A Training and Knowledge-Sharing Course jointly organised by:
- the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO),
- the Skills Development and Employability Unit of the International Labour Organisation (ILO),
- the European Training Foundation (ETF) and
- the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)
Turin, Italy (more)

14 to 16 October 2014
UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Forum: Skills for Work and Life post-2015 The global forum, organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC from 14 to 16 October 2014 in Bonn, Germany, built on the outcomes and gains from previous regional consultations that centered on youth, skills and greening TVET.
UN Campus, Bonn, Germany (more)

September 2014
29 September to 10 October 2014
Upcoming: Virtual conference on skills for the creative industries The next virtual conference will be held from 29 September to 10 October 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and will aim to deepen our understanding of the creative industries in relation to vocational education and training, discuss challenges and opportunities in these sectors, and identify good practices from across the globe.
Bonn, Germany (more)

October 2014
2 to 3 October 2014
4th International Congress on Technical, Technological and Engineering Education The Escuela Tecnologica - Instituto Técnico Central (ETITC) is organizing the 4th International Congress on Technical, Technological and Engineering Education on 2-3 October in Bogota, Colombia.
Bogota, Colombia (more)

September 2014
15 to 18 September 2014
International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation is inviting the global VET community to the first international congress on vocational and professional education.
Winterthur, Switzerland (more)

August 2014
22 to 23 August 2014
IVETA 2014 International Conference in Helsinki and St. Petersburg The international conference will look into the diverse perspectives of internationalization
St. Petersburg, Russia (more)

19 to 21 August 2014
IVETA 2014 International Conference in Helsinki and St. Petersburg The international conference will look into the diverse perspectives of internationalization
Helsinki, Finland (more)

July 2014
9 to 11 July 2014
Towards Transformative TVET: Competencies for Current and Future World of Work 3rd RVTTI International Conference. SUB-THEMES: • Education Systems and world of work: Rebalancing Curriculum • Leadership in Quality Management for TVET and the World of Work • Emerging Trends in Society: The New Dispensation for Education and Training • Empowering Communities in Resource Management: Role of/Challenges and Opportunities for TVET • Transformative Competitiveness in Tourism and Business: Current and Future Practices • Emerging Technologies: Adoption and Commercialization of Innovation • Cross Cutting Themes
Eldoret, Kenya (more)

June 2014
24 to 27 June 2014
2nd Regional Symposium on Open Educational Resources: Beyond Advocacy, Research and Policy The main objective is to bring together the OER community in the region to share, exchange, collaborate and promote mutual interests in learning technologies especially in new innovations such as OER, MOOC, SOOC and others.
Penang, Malaysia (more)

May 2014
28 to 30 May 2014
eLearning Africa 2014: Opening Frontiers to the Future Meeting the networking needs of the pan-African eLearning and distance education sector, the annual eLearning Africa conference is the key networking venue for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world.
Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda (more)

12 to 26 May 2014
e-Forum virtual conference on vocational pedagogy This virtual conference on the UNEVOC e-Forum will be moderated by Bill Lucas, Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning, and discussions will focus on clarifying a broad set of desired outcomes for TVET, the best learning and teaching methods for delivering these and the necessary cultural conditions which will enable vocational learning to flourish. More information soon available on the UNEVOC website.
UNEVOC e-Forum (more)

20 to 22 May 2014
Regional Workshop on Youth Transitions and Network Consolidation This workshop, jointly organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Botswana Qualifications Authority, will provide regional and international expertise on school to work transitions by analyzing regional challenges, both in the formal and informal sector, and learning from promising regional approaches.
Gaborone, Botswana (more)

5 to 9 May 2014
International Trade Fair for Water (IFAT) - Entsorga Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management IFAT showcases innovative technologies, products and services in the water and wastewater sector. It also provides a marketplace of ideas where participants could learn new developments and trends in the sector.
Munich, Germany (more)

April 2014
23 to 25 April 2014
OCW Global Conference: Open Education for a Multicultural World The conference’s theme will explore the international dimensions of open education, its diverse projects, new research, policy dimensions and impacts on teaching and learning.
Ljubljana, Slovenia (more)

1 to 14 April 2014
Special Virtual Conference: Revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education This Special Virtual Conference, held on the e-Forum from 1 to 14 April 2014, is organized as part of UNESCO’s work on revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning TVE and seeks to consult stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of TVET systems, policies and programmes.
UNEVOC e-Forum (more)

March 2014
30 March to 4 April 2014
Projectweek:The Global Schoolhouse This project week is intended to give students and faculty from the FFB and students and faculty from the partner institutions - as well as guests - the oportunity to work on ideas how to work together in an international context. The workshops etc. will lead into an international day on April 4th with a panel discussion, displays and a students party. More information will follow.
Felix-Fechenbach-Berufskolleg, Detmold, Germany (more)

February 2014
26 February to 3 April 2014
Regional TVET Conference 2014, Jakarta: “Ensuring TVET Quality – Preparing for the AEC 2015” Participation by invitation only.
The following topics will be covered:
* Cooperation with the business community - Improving the demand orientation of TVET
* Harmonization of Standards and Certification - Striving towards mutual/regional recognition
* Measuring TVET quality - From measuring input to measuring performance
Jakarta, Indonesia (more)

March 2014
31 March to 2 April 2014
Conference on Technical and Vocational Education & Training: Challenges and Opportunities PAAET (Kuwait UNEVOC Centre) is organizing a TVET conference with the aim to provide an opportunity for experts in TVET to share experiences and establish collaborations at National, Regional and International levels; discuss strategies for the development of TVET towards manpower social, and economic variations; identify the international experiences in development of TVET; and identify the latest methods of quality assurance in TVET.

PAAET, Kuwait (more)

25 to 29 March 2014
Didacta – trade fair for education and training The trade fair for education and training takes place for the eighth time at Messe Stuttgart. As the biggest international trade fair for education and training it provides offers from over 900 exhibitors and a comprehensive further education programme for teachers, educators, trainers and educational staff. High-ranking representatives from politics, business, science and society come to didacta in order to find ways for the education and training of the future and to exchange information and ideas.
Stuttgart, Germany (more)

15 to 17 March 2014
Global Education and Skills Forum The Global Education & Skills Forum 2014 aims to facilitate the first steps in this essential process. The forum invites heads of government to meet with business leaders with a view to strengthening ties and further engaging the private sector in the field of education. Co-organized by UNESCO, Varkey GEMS Foundation, UAE Ministry of Education, GEMS Education, and Dubai Cares in support of the Global Education First Initiative.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (more)

February 2014
17 to 21 February 2014
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Mobile Learning Week (MLW) is the flagship UNESCO conference on mobile technologies and education. Held annually, this event assembles a diverse group of stakeholders to share how affordable and widespread mobile technologies can advance Education for All goals.
Paris, France (more)

12 to 15 February 2014
Green Skills Forum 2014: Green Skills and Innovation for Inclusive Growth The 2nd Green Skills Forum will have a special focus on the links between skills and knowledge needs and inclusive green growth. Experts in innovation, employability and skills development policies will draw lessons from work conducted by Cedefop, the OECD and other organisations in this area. The discussions will help identify the obstacles and challenges lying ahead for the development of skills, education and training policies. The Forum’s outcomes will contribute to inform new work to be conducted to address the transition of labour markets to greener employment growth.
Paris, France (more)

January 2014
21 January to 7 February 2014
LEARNTEC 2014 Trade Fair and Conference LEARNTEC is a leading international trade fair and convention for learning with IT. It is the meeting point for the e-learning and the professional education industry.
Karlsruhe, Germany (more)

November 2013
20 November 2013 to 24 January 2014
The Third Education and Employers Research Conference
London, United Kingdom (more)

21 November 2013 to 18 January 2014
Inaugural International Conference on Open and Flexible Education ‘Making Learning Open and Flexible: Emerging Modes and Approaches.’
This conference aims to 1. provide a platform for sharing research, practices and views relevant to open and flexible education using the latest technologies and innovations; 2. facilitate networking and cross-institutional collaboration among researchers and educators in the field; and 3. promote open and flexible education to enhance educational access and quality.
Hong Kong, China (more)

September 2013
16 September to 14 December 2013
3rd UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education UNESCO Bangkok and the Ministry of Education in Malaysia are co-organizing the 3rd UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education to continue on-going discussions about entrepreneurship education and to strengthen the network of entrepreneurship educators and practitioners.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (more)

May 2013
17 May to 8 December 2013
ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2013 The US Association for Career and Technical Education says its CareerTech VISION 2013 is designed to be an integral component of the participants' overall professional development goals. Workshops and tours will explore practices that can help instructors make the most of their classrooms and programs.
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (more)

December 2013
4 to 6 December 2013
International Conference on Work-based Learning in Europe The international BIBB Conference in Bonn will address various work-based learning models. The conference will focus on discussing the associated consequences for the role and responsibility of the stakeholders involved in work-based learning (the state, companies, trade unions, learners) and to identify joint elements of various models of "work-based learning"

Bonn, Germany (more)

May 2013
16 May to 4 December 2013
IVETA Annual Conference Take part in the International Vocational Education and Training Association Conference by sharing your experience, wisdom and knowledge with Technical-Vocational Education and Training experts from around the world! For 2013, the Conference Committee’s goal is to include presentations that focus on innovative programs on the following theme: “Quality Assurance in Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (more)

November 2013
13 to 30 November 2013
EVTA Conference: Make the human resources the heart of the future market How can Innovation and Education be combined?
Training for job, what does it mean?

Brussels, Belgium (more)

13 to 28 November 2013
VTEC MENA 2013 As companies across the Middle East and North Africa find oil and gas, new technologies develop and additional nationalisation policies are introduced, the requirement for a local, highly skilled and safe vocationally trained workforce is essential.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (more)

August 2013
20 August to 24 November 2013
International Summit on Entrepreneurship and Job Creation
Yaoundé, Cameroon (more)

June 2013
13 June to 23 November 2013
DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) Institute and the sequel SCID curriculum development process To determine what should be taught in an education and/or training program, register or contact a staff member about upcoming workshops, please visit http://www.cete.org/ or http://www.dacumohiostate.com/
Dates: June 17-21 and June 24-28, August 5-9, September 16-20 and September 23-27, November 11-15 and November 18-22

Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

October 2013
28 October to 22 November 2013
Regional Expert Meeting on Promising Practices in TVET and Entrepreneurship Education in the Arab States This Regional Expert Meeting, jointly organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education Beirut, is the next step in a sequence of activities aiming to further address the transformation of TVET and Entrepreneurship Education, through regional and international exchange of evidence-based policies and practices within the UNEVOC Network.
Beirut, Lebanon (more)

November 2013
12 to 13 November 2013
Green Day To mark "Green Day", students in Germany will be provided the opportunity to learn about study opportunities in the areas of environmental protection, green technologies and climate research.
Germany (more)

6 to 8 November 2013
International TVET Experts Meeting on Professionalisation and Modernisation in inital and in-service training of TVET personnel The International TVET Experts Meeting on Professionalisation and Modernisation in inital and in-service training of TVET personnel in ASEAN is organized by GIZ, Academy for International Cooperation Human Capacity Development in TVET / UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg, HRD Korea, OVEC Thailand and UNESCO-UNEVOC.

Bangkok, Thailand (more)

October 2013
25 to 26 October 2013
Dujiangyan International Forum, TVET Skills Development for Rural Youths through ICT The overall aim of the forum is to share policies, strategies and good practices on rural skills development through ICT, so as to develop improved information and practical guidelines to further enhance the access to and outreach of ICT in rural areas.
Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (more)

June 2013
28 June to 25 October 2013
mLearn 2013: 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning mLearn extends the theory and practice of learning and mobility in converging technological environments. This includes applications of innovative mobile and ubiquitous technologies for learning. It covers new educational and technological methods and concepts for supporting formal and informal learning, as well as seamless learning across contexts, and transitions between different types of learning.
College of the North Atlantic, Qatar (more)

October 2013
22 to 24 October 2013
Education That Pays For Itself 2013 / La Educación Que Se Autofinancia 2013 Sustainable Education - Linking Education, Employability & Enterprise
Cerrito, Paraguay (more)

14 to 18 October 2013
Vocational Education Action Day for Sustainable Development 2013 The Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt and the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (as a part of the UNEVOC Centre "TVET for Sustainable Development") hold the Vocational Education Action Day for Sustainable Development together this year again. The topic of this year's Action Day is Mobility.
Magdeburg, Germany (more)

August 2013

June 2013
28 June to 27 September 2013
European Conference on Quality in VET Quality assurance is the subject of a one day conference to which experts and stakeholders from many Member States and high level representatives of the European Commission and Social Partners are invited.
The main aims of the conference are to
- Offer an overview of EU policy on QA in VET
- Share methods and tools elaborated by the projects;
- Reflect on the needs for development of national strategies for implementation of EQAVET
Västerås, Sweden (more)

January 2013
3 January to 14 September 2013
ECER 2013 incl. VETNET programme The European Educational Research Association and Bahcesehir University Istanbul invite educational researchers to participate in and to submit proposals for the European Conference on Educational Research 2013. The conference theme is "Creativity and innovation in educational research".
Istanbul, Turkey (more)

17 January to 14 September 2013
Global Education and Skill Summit
Mumbai, India (more)

17 January to 14 September 2013
WORLDDIDAC India WORLDDIDAC INDIA is the India’s largest event for educational supplies, training, technology and didactic material where education & training professionals from all parts of the globe can see, evaluate and purchase a comprehensive range of educational & training products and services.
Mumbai, India (more)

September 2013
10 to 12 September 2013
2013 UKFIET Oxford Conference The 2013 UKFIET Oxford Conference is taking place just two years before the 2015 target end-date for the Education for All (EFA) Goals, and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The conference aims to shape the post-2015 development agenda and to have direct impact on aid priorities and aid modalities.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom (more)

June 2013
13 June to 11 September 2013
UNESCO-UNEVOC U.S. Centre on Education and Training for Employment Test Development Workshops Test Development Workshops in 2013:
June 3-5, August 12-14, October 9-11

Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

August 2013
20 August to 7 September 2013
International Workshop on Entrepreneurship Education (IWEE) Sharing good practices of entrepreneurship education from around the world:
A search for educational models that create innovation and realize young peoples’ dreams
Fukuoka, Japan (more)

25 to 30 August 2013
Katti - First regional conference on the role of TVET in Africa’s development agenda Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI)in collaboration with the Ministry of Education is issuing a call for abstracts for the First Regional Research Conference in TVET on the theme “The Role of TVET in the Development Agenda of Africa: A paradigm Shift”. Contact: katticonference@yahoo.com or katticonference@gmail.com
Mombasa Beachhotel, Mombasa, Kenya (more)

July 2013
26 July to 17 August 2013
Global Learning – expanding the boundaries of e-learning in the global TVET community VETnetwork Australia and the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) are hosting the 2013 International Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The Conference will be a Conference with a difference including new ideas and concepts to engage with, specifically signed to promote cross-fertilisation of ideas and strategic planning.
The three-day event will feature a series of keynote speeches, workshop sessions and an exhibition.
Melbourne, Australia (more)

January 2013
3 January to 14 July 2013
Journal of Vocational Education & Training (JVET) Conference Contributions are welcome in the following areas of vocational and professional education and training: Globalization and skills; Vocational Education in times of crisis; Access to VET for minoritised groups; VET policy; The changing institutional context of VET; Curriculum and assessment in VET; The student experience of VET; Work-related Learning. Also, contributions to any area of debate in VET will be considered. 200 word abstracts of papers should be submitted by 31 January 2013.
Oxford, United Kingdom (more)

July 2013
10 to 12 July 2013
22nd National VET Research Conference 'No Frills' The annual National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research Conference ‘No Frills’ is considered one of the best value events on the VET research calendar and is a key part of NCVER’s commitment to dissemination of research and building research capacity.
Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Australia (more)

July 2012
2 July 2012 to 8 July 2013
42nd WorldSkills Competition WorldSkills International provides a unique means of exchange and comparison of world-class competency standards in the industrial trades and service sectors of the global economy. The skills competition is accompanied by a conference program entitled "Our Youth – Our Future".
Leipzig, Germany (more)

January 2013
3 January to 23 June 2013
8th Intern. Conf. on Researching Work and Learning The over-arching theme for the conference will be 'The visible and invisible in work and learning.
Stirling, United Kingdom (more)

June 2013
19 to 21 June 2013
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute 2nd International Conference: Greening TVET for National Development The second international conference on greening TVET for national development invites researchers, students and TVET stakeholders to submit a paper and attend the conference. The topics covered are: Linking TVET With Sustainable Development; Economic and Socio-cultural Dimensions of Sustainability; TVET and Environmental Sustainability; Gender and Greening TVET; Cross Cutting Themes
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Kenya (more)

January 2013
3 January to 14 June 2013
International HELIX Conference "Innovative Practices in Work, Organisation and Regional Development - Problems and Prospects".
Final day for submitting your abstract to the conference is 15th January 2013.
Linköping, Sweden (more)

3 January to 14 June 2013
EDEN Annual Conference 2013 The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience - Improving Learning Quality.
The EDEN 2013 Conference will discover and present the latest best practice in this field, share progressive concepts, inventive solutions and promote collaboration. Deadline for submission of proposals: 5 February 2013.
University of Oslo, Norway (more)

3 January to 14 June 2013
Myths and Brands in Vocational Education The 20th Anniversary Conference of the Vocational Education and Culture research network and the 2nd Conference for the History of Vocational Education in Europe.
Tampere, Finland (more)

March 2013
20 March to 4 June 2013
ACCC Annual Conference: More than 800 delegates from Canada and around the world are expected to attend ACCC’s Annual Conference, "Ideas Uncorked", in June, 2013. This event provides an opportunity for CEOs, senior administrators, board members, managers, faculty, staff, students, international guests and business leaders to share their success stories and help shape the future of advanced skills training internationally.
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (more)

August 2012
14 August 2012 to 1 June 2013
eLearning Africa 2013 Under the overall theme of tradition, change and innovation, eLearning Africa 2013 will examine the experiences, projects, investments, policies, partnerships and research that are shaping the Continent's learning landscape.
Windhoek, Namibia (more)

April 2013
25 to 27 April 2013
Internationalisation in Higher Education (IHE 2013) The conference aims to enhance exchange of views and visions on
internationalisation of higher education schools and national education
systems among EU and non-EU countries
Prague, Czech Republic (more)

23 to 26 April 2013
Wasser Berlin International: Innovative concepts, measures and technologies for future oriented water management Focusing on the theme “Innovative concepts, measures and technologies for future-oriented water management”, the WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL congress will take place from 23 to 26 April 2013.
Berlin, Germany (more)

January 2013

October 2012
31 October 2012 to 23 April 2013
SCID (Systematic Curriculum and Instructional Development) Workshop SCID workshops are a sequel to the DACUM workshops. They focus on how to deliver WHAT should be taught through the conduct of task analysis and the development of high quality competency-based instructional materials such as modules, learning guides, and job aids.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

January 2013
17 January to 13 April 2013
digital learning World Education Summit 2013 Among the topics: "Role of Vocational Education in Economic Development: Educators and Employers Perspective", "Distance Learning, Open Schooling: Challenge of Skill Training", "Vocational Education: Creating Opportunities Through Strategic Investments"
New Delhi, India (more)

April 2013
11 to 12 April 2013
LSAY National Research Forum - Are we there yet? Youth transitions in Australia NCVER is hosting a one-day research forum on findings from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) with a focus on youth transitions. The event, 'Are we there yet? Youth transitions in Australia', will be held at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney on Thursday, 11 April 2013. Key topics include: the impact of schools, student aspirations, gap years, financial wellbeing and pathways to work.
Sydney, Australia (more)

4 to 8 April 2013
Global Innovators 2013: Leading and Learning in Technical and Vocational Education and Training The College of the North Atlantic-Qatar will be hosting an international conference in Doha, Qatar, entitled Global Innovators 2013: Leading and Learning in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The goal of the conference is to bring together delegates from around the world who are renowned for excellence in TVET practice and innovation.
Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar (more)

March 2013

October 2012
30 October 2012 to 16 March 2013
DACUM Institute The institute conducted by the DACUM International Training Center located at CETE prepares participants to be ready to facilitate two-day DACUM workshops in their own college, company, or country.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

March 2013
1 to 16 March 2013
Regional UNESCO workshop in support of TVET for a green economy Between March 11th and 15th the Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago) and the National Learning Institute of Costa Rica hold a workshop “Reorienting technical and vocational education and training towards the green economy” in San Jose, Costa Rica.
San Jose, Costa Rica (more)

January 2013
3 January to 15 March 2013
International Apprenticeship Conference The theme of the conference is "How Apprenticeships support Economic Growth", with a particular focus on assistance for small and medium sized employers. I takes place in the context of the apprenticeship week, a weeklong promotion and celebration of apprenticeships in England. For info contact Ingrid Fischer, Ingrid.fischer@apprenticeships.gov.uk or +44 207 9040753
London, United Kingdom (more)

March 2013
13 to 15 March 2013
Asia Water Week 2013 ADB is organizing Asia Water Week 2013 to deepen and expand analytical work in Asia’s water sector to advance inclusive policy reforms and strengthen support to priority programs and projects. The analytical work will provide the basis for sustained public investment and increased mobilization of private sector investment and expertise.
ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines (more)

January 2013
3 January to 14 March 2013
Fifth Nordic Conference on Adult Learning The theme of the conference, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, is "A Theory of Practice". We hope to create a meeting point between researchers and practitioners.
Reykjavik, Iceland (more)

3 January to 14 March 2013
Advancing European Traditions of Entrepreneurship Studies. A Research Development Workshop The aim of this meeting is to provide a creative space to consider experimental and novel approaches which advance theoretical understanding of the domain of entrepreneurship and its real-life practices, contexts and impacts.
Leeds, United Kingdom (more)

3 January to 14 March 2013
3rd Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training Devoted to the theme “VET Research: Supporting Teachers, Practitioners and Policy Makers”, the congress seeks to make a contribution to these topics and provide an overview of VET research activities in Switzerland and other countries.
Bern/Zollikofen, Switzerland (more)

March 2013
6 to 7 March 2013
The First ADB-OECD Workshop on Enhancing Financial Accessibility for SMEs: Lessons from Asian and OECD Areas’ Crises This workshop is a part of the ADB-OECD joint study on SME finance with a main topic of innovative SME financing modality amid an era of global financial uncertainty.
Auditorium C-D, ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines (more)

October 2012
31 October 2012 to 9 February 2013
SCID (Systematic Curriculum and Instructional Development) Workshop SCID workshops are a sequel to the DACUM workshops. They focus on how to deliver WHAT should be taught through the conduct of task analysis and the development of high quality competency-based instructional materials such as modules, learning guides, and job aids.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

30 October 2012 to 2 February 2013
DACUM Institute The institute conducted by the DACUM International Training Center located at CETE prepares participants to be ready to facilitate two-day DACUM workshops in their own college, company, or country.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

January 2013
17 January to 1 February 2013
Learntec - Exhibition and Conference Decision-makers from the e-learning and education sectors are coming together for the 21st time. More than ever before, e-learning is a firm fixture in integrated education concepts. There is an unstoppable trend towards incorporating technology-supported learning into company processes. LEARNTEC is regarded as the most important platform for IT-supported learning.
Karlsruhe, Germany (more)

October 2012
29 October 2012 to 31 January 2013
DACUM I public workshop in Calgary The CVA DACUM Training Program has two modules:
DACUM I: DACUM Analysis Facilitator
DACUM II: The DACUM Competency-Based Program Development Model
Calgary, Canada (more)

29 October 2012 to 26 January 2013
DACUM I public workshop in St. John's The CVA DACUM Training Program has two modules:
DACUM I: DACUM Analysis Facilitator
DACUM II: The DACUM Competency-Based Program Development Model
St-John's, Canada (more)

January 2013
18 January 2013
Joint Canada-Caribbean programme on education for employment St Kitts and Nevis hosted a results based management workshop on 16 and 17 January 2013, a component of the CARICOM Education for Employment Programme (C-EFE) which is being implemented by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC). Nigel Carty, Minister of Education and Information, opened the workshop with a keynote address focusing on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in St Kitts and Nevis.
St Kitts and Nevis (more)

December 2012
10 to 13 December 2012
International Workshop on “Climate Change and Green Jobs” The workshop concerning “Green Jobs and Climate Change” will take account of developments in the field of Green Economy and Green Jobs by bringing together experts, entrepreneurs and TVET practitioners in order to foster the exchange of know-how, technology and good-practice in this field.
Magdeburg, Germany (more)

June 2012
7 June to 6 December 2012
2nd UPI International Conference on TVET The Conference is intended to bring together high level actors and grass-root workers of the global TVET sector for exchange of knowledge and of examples of good practice of collaboration in TVET at all levels, and in order to start mapping the global landscape of collaboration in TVET, especially in Asia.
Bandung, Indonesia (more)

November 2012
29 November to 2 December 2012
CareerTech VISION The annual convention of the Association for Career Technical Education brings together 6,000 or more educators from the United States and many other countries. It has an extensive exhibit with hundreds of vendors.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA (more)

March 2012
29 March to 1 December 2012
Online Educa Berlin 18th International Conference on Technology-Supported Learning and Training. 2012’s programme features over 400 speakers from more than 100 countries. Under the overall theme “reaching beyond tomorrow”, OEB 2012 will explore how to adapt educational content and practices to ensure we take advantage of the opportunities offered by technology in a sustainable way.
Berlin, Germany (more)

August 2012
10 August to 28 November 2012
DACUM International Seminar Experienced facilitators from USA colleges, companies, organizations, and several other countries come together to share their experiences with DACUM and the SCID curriculum development process. This seminar is also open to others who have a sincere interest in learning about the DACUM and SCID processes.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA (more)

10 August to 28 November 2012
2012 Annual Conference “Using Labor Market Information to Improve Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Programs: Matching Supply and Demand"
Atlanta, Georgia, USA (more)

November 2012
12 to 26 November 2012
ILO E-discusson on skills needs in Asia and the Pacific The Skills and Employability Network's online discussions forums serve as a platform to allow members to harness the existing pool of knowledge and expertise within the community and beyond to discuss and address different aspects skills and employability. This is where you make your voice heard!
Bangkok, Thailand (more)

October 2012
18 October to 24 November 2012
16th UNESCO-APEID International Conference The Heart of Education: Learning to Live Together
The conference has lined up an exciting list of speakers. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to participate in the dialogue on how education should, and can, help us to learn to live together.
Bangkok, Thailand (more)

31 October to 17 November 2012
SCID (Systematic Curriculum and Instructional Development) Workshop SCID workshops are a sequel to the DACUM workshops. They focus on how to deliver WHAT should be taught through the conduct of task analysis and the development of high quality competency-based instructional materials such as modules, learning guides, and job aids.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

November 2012
1 to 17 November 2012
International Forum on The role of UNEVOC Network in Transforming TVET for a Sustainable Futur From 14-16 November 2012, UNESCO-UNEVOC is organizing an International Forum on the role of the UNEVOC Network in transforming TVET for a sustainable future
UN Campus, Bonn, Germany (more)

August 2012
10 August to 10 November 2012
Singapore International Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Conference 2012 Excellent opportunity for participants to learn practical strategies from the Singapore experience. Participants will also get to hear from TVET experts and industry leaders from Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK and USA share on their experiences and expertise.
Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Singapore (more)

October 2012
30 October to 10 November 2012
DACUM Institute The institute prepares participants to be ready to facilitate two-day DACUM workshops in their own college, company, or country.
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

29 October to 9 November 2012
DACUM I public workshop in Vancouver The CVA DACUM Training Program has two modules:
DACUM I: DACUM Analysis Facilitator
DACUM II: The DACUM Competency-Based Program Development Model
Vancouver, Canada (more)

September 2012
6 September to 3 November 2012
3rd World Forum for Lifelong Learning «LIFELONG LEARNING, WHY AND HOW?” will be the theme of this Forum. It will focus on accounts of various innovating achievements, analyzed in workshops, reported during plenary sessions and published in the Acts of the Forum.
Marrakech, Morocco (more)

August 2012
21 August to 2 November 2012
Education That Pays For Itself 2012 Taking as its theme "Sustainable Education; Youth, Entrepreneurship & Employment", this year's conference emphasizes the need to provide young people today an education designed to prepare them for economic success tomorrow.
Njombe, Tanzania (more)

September 2012
17 September to 9 October 2012
International Late Summer University 2012 Magdeburg The conference is discussing different research projects in the fields of Competence Development of Pre‐Vocational and Vocational Teachers and Trainer, Competence Models and Measurement in Vocational Education and Training.
Magdeburg, Germany (more)

August 2012
17 August to 5 October 2012
3rd World Congress on Teacher Education for TVET This biennial international conference on the topic "Transforming workforces through innovation in TT-TVET" serves to observe the UNESCO World Teachers Day Celebrations.
Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia (more)

June 2012
22 June to 29 September 2012
Open ECBCheck Course - Quality label for capacity building The training course will provide participants with in depth knowledge of quality management of e-learning delivery and e-learning development and will familiarize them with the effective Open ECBCheck methodology.
Turin, Italy (more)

April 2012
5 April to 19 September 2012
IETBIC 2012. 3rd International Conference of the Institution of Engineering and Technology This Conference aims to promote science, engineering and technology for sustainable future. It brings together researchers, engineers, academicians, industrial professionals, policy makers and regulators from diverse fields including building design, manufacturing, information technology, electronic and communication engineering, power engineering and education, to present, share, exchange and discuss research work and initiatives in areas relevant to smart technology.
Brunei Darussalam (more)

February 2012
27 February to 15 September 2012
Policy Transfer in Vocational Skills Development Revisited Conference on the role of the dual system and of national qualification frameworks in international development cooperation.
University of Zurich, Switzerland (more)

August 2012
8 to 30 August 2012
1st National Technical Education and Skills Development Congress Topics: The Philippine Qualifications Framework, K to 12 and implications to TVET, Developing the 21st century Skills, Developing higher level qualifications, Green Skills, ICT for TVET, among others.
Contact: mspdelarama@yahoo.com
Le Pavilion, Metro Manila, Philippines (more)

10 to 25 August 2012
IVETA Malawi 2012 Conference IVETA serves as a platform for the sharing of vocational, educational and training experiences and the developments in order to build globally competitive skilled workforce.
The theme of the conference is: "Human Resource Development for the Poverty Eradication"
Lilongwe, Malawi (more)

March 2012
21 March to 7 July 2012
Adult Learning Symposium 2012 New Frontiers in Learning and Work
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore (more)

27 March to 16 June 2012
Eldoret, Kenya (more)

June 2011
24 June 2011 to 2 June 2012
2nd World Forum on Vocational and Technological Education "Democratization, empowerment and sustainability"
Florianapolis, Brazil (more)

December 2011
16 December 2011 to 30 May 2012
World Congress 2012 of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) "Driving the Global Economy" will stimulate dialogue on the profound influence of education on societies, economies and urban and rural communities.
Nova Scotia, Canada (more)

16 December 2011 to 30 May 2012
e-Learning Africa 2012 7th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training
Cotonou, Benin (more)

14 December 2011 to 17 May 2012
Third International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education and Training Building Skills for Work and Life
Shanghai, China (more)

March 2012
6 to 24 March 2012
Don Bosco Mondo Symposium "Workshop Discussion on Vocational Training"
Bonn, Germany (more)

February 2012
23 February to 13 March 2012
4th Annual Women In Engineering conference
Johannesburg, South Africa (more)

October 2011
7 October 2011 to 10 March 2012
UWI/UNESCO International Conference on “TVET and Human Capacity Development in the Caribbean”
Montego Bay, Jamaica (more)

December 2011
23 December 2011 to 20 February 2012
International Conference on Integration of Academic Courses with Vocational Education in Secondary Schools
New Delhi, India (more)

February 2012
14 to 18 February 2012
didacta 2012
Trade show covering entire educational landscape featuring latest content and methods for each and every form of education

Hannover, Germany (more)

January 2012
10 January to 3 February 2012
LearnTec 2012 "Globally Networked Learning" - International Trade Fair and Convention for Vocational Education, Learning and IT
Karlsruhe, Germany (more)

December 2011
8 to 17 December 2011
The role of UNEVOC Centres in furthering the Second Decade of Education for Africa TVET Plan of Action
Nairobi, Kenya (more)

1 to 16 December 2011
UNEVOC Online Conference "Women and TVET", moderated by Dr. Helga Foster
Online (more)

12 to 15 December 2011
International Conference: Preparing TVET educators for the Next Generation
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (more)

May 2011
18 May to 9 December 2011
15th UNESCO-APEID International Conference
Inspiring Education: Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Jakarta, Indonesia (more)

September 2011
8 September to 3 December 2011
Online Educa
17th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training

Berlin, Germany (more)

November 2011
14 November to 1 December 2011
"Skills for Green Jobs”
Skills and Employability Network Online Discussion Forum

WWW (more)

April 2011
1 April to 26 November 2011
EAPRIL 2011 conference:
"Balancing workplace learning and practitioner research across professional fields"

Nijmegen, The Netherlands (more)

June 2011
16 June to 21 November 2011
International Conference of All India Association for Educational Research on "Learning Communities and Global Education Reform" hosted by the Institute of Professional Studies
Gwalior, India (more)

September 2011
22 September to 20 November 2011
2011 ACTE Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo
St. Louis, Missouri, USA (more)

1 September to 19 November 2011
WebforDev Knowledge Lab: Social Media for Learning (ILO International Training Centre)
Turin, Italy (more)

March 2011
17 March to 18 November 2011
8th International Conference about Quality in
Education (CIMQUSEF) on "What Systems of Education and Training for 2030?"

Rabat, Morocco (more)

September 2011
22 September to 16 November 2011
20th DACUM International Seminar
St. Louis, USA (more)

22 September to 16 November 2011
IVETA Annual Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, USA (more)

July 2011
11 July to 5 November 2011
ILO Skills Development Academy
Skills for improved productivity, employment growth and development

Turin, Italy (more)

September 2011
8 September to 28 October 2011
Education That Pays For Itself 2011
Changing the world through changing education

La Bastilla, Jinotega, Nicaragua (more)

April 2011
7 April to 13 October 2011
Second annual research conference on employer engagement in education. This years themes: social mobility and delivery mechanisms in international perspective. Call for papers: 12 May 2011.
University of Warwick, United Kingdom (more)

February 2011
10 February to 9 October 2011
WorldSkills London 2011
Competitors from 50 nations compete in 45 skill areas

London, United Kingdom (more)

August 2011
31 August to 8 October 2011
3rd German-Arab Education and Vocational Training Forum
Berlin, Germany (more)

31 August to 17 September 2011
4th Global Skills Summit
New Delhi, India (more)

19 to 29 August 2011
Synthesis Workshop School-to-Work Information Bases in Selected Developing Countries of Asia and the Pacific and the Role of the UNEVOC Network
Bangkok, Thailand (more)

June 2011
30 June to 12 August 2011
2nd Asia Pacific International Education Forum
Brisbane, Australia (more)

April 2011
14 April to 10 July 2011
International Conference in Vocational Education and Training on "The Roles of Vocational Education in the Preparation of Professional Labour Force"
Yogyakarta, Indonesia (more)

June 2011
9 to 25 June 2011
Effective engagement of UNEVOC Network in national responses to prevent HIV and AIDS in the scope of TVET
Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam (more)

September 2010
29 September 2010 to 23 June 2011
The 9th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2011
Orlando (Florida), USA (more)

23 September 2010 to 28 May 2011
eLearning Africa 2011
Youth, Skills and Employability

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (more)

December 2010
2 December 2010 to 28 May 2011
4th International INAP Conference. Ensuring the Acquisition of Expertise: Apprenticeship in the Modern Economy.
Beijing, China (more)

February 2011
17 February to 12 March 2011
e-discussion forum: The role of Regional Model Competency Standards for Mutual Skills Recognition
Online meeting (more)

July 2010
16 July 2010 to 4 February 2011
19th Leading International Trade Fair and Convention for Vocational Education, Learning and IT
"The Potential for growth in vocational education and training."

Karlsruhe, Germany (more)

August 2010
13 August 2010 to 20 January 2011
International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC 2011)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (more)

4 August to 19 December 2010
Productivity, Investment in Human Capital and the Challenge of Youth Employment
Bergamo, Italy (more)

September 2010
16 September to 13 December 2010
Education That Pays for Itself 2010: "Strategies for Sustainable Schools"
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (more)

May 2010
27 May to 4 December 2010
16th ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the world's largest international conference for technology-supported learning and training
Berlin, Germany (more)

January 2010
28 January to 29 November 2010
Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF6): Access and Success: Global Development Perspectives to Learning for Development
Kochi, India (more)

October 2010
25 October to 27 November 2010
5th EAPRIL (former PBPR) conference on Challenges in Professional Learning across the Disciplines
Lisbon, Portugal (more)

September 2010
15 September to 18 November 2010
ICERI 2010: International Conference of Education Research and Innovation
Madrid, Spain (more)

April 2010
22 April to 12 November 2010
First UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training - Competence Development for the World of Work and for Sustainable Development
Bandung, Indonesia (more)

August 2010
16 August to 9 November 2010
iNet educator online conference: Digital literacy
Online Conference (more)

April 2010
22 April to 6 November 2010
16th IVETA International Conference on
Education for Sustainable Development in

Manila, Philippines (more)

February 2010
22 February to 31 October 2010
3e Colloque international du RAIFFET - Éducation technologique, Formation professionnelle et Égalité des Chances
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (more)

April 2010
6 April to 24 October 2010
14th UNESCO-APEID International Conference on "Education for Human Resource Development"
Bangkok, Thailand (more)

May 2010
14 May to 16 October 2010
International Conference
“Crossing Boundaries: The multiple roles of trainers and teachers in vocational education and training”

Kostelec near Prague, Czech Republic (more)

September 2010
15 September to 15 October 2010
Professional Learning Europe (PLE 2010): "Innovations in Learning"
Cologne, Germany (more)

6 September to 7 October 2010
2nd World Congress on Teacher Education for TVET in Conjunction with World Teachers’ Day Celebration
Johor, Malaysia (more)

May 2010
17 May to 24 September 2010
International Policy Exchange: SDC (Dhaka) and NORRAG, International Policy Reforms on Skills Development
Dhaka (more)

September 2010
1 to 23 September 2010
“IMAGINE! Exploring radical visions for tomorrow's schools ... and how to make them work.”
by OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE)

Vienna, Italy (more)

August 2010
11 August to 16 September 2010
International Meeting "TVET Teachers and Trainers - Concepts in Academic Education and Research", UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg
Magdeburg, Germany (more)

4 August to 13 September 2010
Competency-Based Human Resources Development
Distance learning course of the International Training Centre of the ILO (more)

26 August to 11 September 2010
Learning to be green: Future skills for green jobs. A joint European Parliament - Cedefop workshop
Brussels, Belgium (more)

July 2010
8 to 16 July 2010
UNEVOC Sub-regional Meeting: Innovating TVET and Revitalizing the UNEVOC Network
Lilongwe, Malawi (more)

June 2009
19 June 2009 to 24 June 2010
IX International Symposium on Curriculum Issues: "Debating Curriculum and its Fields - Policies, Fundamentals and Practices"
Porto University - Portugal (more)

May 2010
3 May to 24 June 2010
International Conference: “Exploring Best VTET Policies and Practices through Research & Networking Initiatives”
Brunei Darussalam (more)

October 2009
5 October 2009 to 22 June 2010
Technological Learning & Thinking: Culture, Design, Sustainability, Human Ingenuity
Vancouver, British Columbia (more)

May 2010
27 May to 6 June 2010
The 5th Global Youth Employment Summit (YES) - Rework the World
Dalarna, Sweden (more)

March 2010
19 March to 29 May 2010
eLearning Africa
Lusaka, Zambia (more)

January 2010
4 January to 22 May 2010
1st International Conference on Technology-enhanced Learning, Reforming Education and quality of teaching
Athens, Greece (more)

June 2009
8 June 2009 to 23 April 2010
7th International Congress of the Quality Management in the Systems of Education and Training: CIMQUSEF 2010
Casablanca, Morocco (more)

January 2010
27 January to 22 April 2010
8th All Africa IVETA conference
Skills for the Future: Working with Industry, Assessment and Teaching and Learning

Swakopmund, Namibia (more)

February 2010
5 February to 22 April 2010
German-Arab Education and Vocational Training Forum
Berlin, Germany (more)

March 2010
1 March to 15 April 2010
European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning Conference on "The Social Dimension of Education and Training in Europe"
Barcelona, Spain (more)

18 to 11 March 2010
First meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group on TVET Indicators
Bonn, Germany (more)

18 to 10 March 2010
Expert Group Meeting on Exploring Linkages between Education and Labour Market: Tools and Methodologies,
Bonn, Germany (more)

January 2010
7 January to 8 February 2010
Online discussion on Gender equality, Education and Training - Moderated by UNESCO
Online (more)

December 2009
7 December 2009 to 21 January 2010
Training for rural development: Meeting the agricultural and enterprise needs of women smallholders
London, United Kingdom (more)

March 2010
19 March 2010 to 27 December 2009
Increasing National and Regional Effectiveness of UNEVOC Centres for Capacity Building
Suratthani, Thailand (more)

December 2009
10 to 18 December 2009
Online Conference "Integrating E-Learning: Key Challenge for HE Governance"
Online only (more)

14 to 18 December 2009
1st Trans-National Distance Conference on Quality in Adult Learning 2009
Online (more)

August 2009
17 August to 12 December 2009
Methods and instruments for the evaluation and monitoring of VET systems
Königswinter, Germany (more)

July 2009
24 July to 11 December 2009
Education That Pays For Itself 2009. 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Education
Yachana Lodge, Ecuador (more)

November 2009
26 November to 10 December 2009
International Experts Meeting: Education and Training for the Changing World of Work: Meeting the Demands of the Business Environment
Hangzhou, China (more)

March 2009
18 March to 10 December 2009
International Experts Meeting on the Changing World of Work
Hangzhou, China (more)

June 2009
2 June to 5 December 2009
Online Educa, 15th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training
Berlin, Germany (more)

December 2009
2 to 5 December 2009
Sixth International Conference of Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI)
Belem, Brazil (more)

July 2009
23 July to 30 November 2009
Salon International elearning Bénin 2009
Cotonou, Bénin (more)

September 2009
4 September to 27 November 2009
World Forum on Vocational and Technological Education
Brasilia, Brazil (more)

November 2009
12 to 19 November 2009
Atelier sur l’approche par compétences au service de la formation professionnelle et technique
Tunis, Tunisie (more)

July 2009
16 July to 18 November 2009
13th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, World Bank-KERIS High Level Seminar on ICT in Education: "ICT Transforming Education"
Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China (more)

November 2009
12 to 13 November 2009
Atelier sur l’accès aux financements pour la formation professionnelle et technique
Tunis, Tunisie (more)

June 2009
11 June to 24 October 2009
Global Conference on Inclusive Education
Salamanca, Spain (more)

August 2009
13 August to 24 October 2009
Green jobs: linking environment, climate change and the world of work
Turin, Italy (more)

6 August to 14 October 2009
Challenges of TVET in Arab Countries – Innovation through E-Learning
Amman, Jordan (more)

6 August to 3 October 2009
ILO training course “Promoting effective skills policies and systems”
Turin, Italy (more)

September 2009
11 September to 2 October 2009
The Contribution of TVET for Sustainable Development with Implications for TVET Teacher Education
Islamabad, Pakistan (more)

April 2009
23 April to 27 September 2009
DECOWE Conference
Development of Competencies in the World of Work and Education

Ljubljana, Slovenia (more)

August 2009
13 August to 22 September 2009
Education and Skills Development: Why is South Africa still struggling?
London, UK (more)

January 2009
30 January to 8 September 2009
40th WorldSkills Competition
Calgary, Canada (more)

September 2009
2 to 4 September 2009
Experts' Meeting on Online Services in TVET / Inauguration of CPSC Wireless Blended Learning Center
CPSC Manila, Philippines (more)

August 2009
17 August 2009
Methods and instruments for the evaluation and monitoring of VET systems
Königswinter, Germany (more)

May 2009
11 May to 18 July 2009
UNEVOC Conference / Seminar on Reform and Development of TVET and Strategies for Developing TVET Teacher Education with Reference to Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique (more)

June 2009
19 June to 18 July 2009
4th International Conference on e-Learning ICEL 2009
Toronto,Canada (more)

November 2008
3 November 2008 to 9 July 2009
2009 World Conference on Higher Education
Paris, France (more)

June 2009
4 to 13 June 2009

World Day against Child Labour (more)

November 2008
27 November 2008 to 30 May 2009

eLearning Africa 2009
Dakar, Senegal (more)

3 November 2008 to 23 May 2009

CONFINTEA VI - Sixth International Conference on Adult Education
Belém, Brazil (more)

January 2009
28 January to 6 May 2009

The BIG Skills Conference 09
Sydney, Australia

30 January to 27 April 2009

7th EFA Global Action Week on "Youth and Adult Literacy and Lifelong Learning (more)

March 2009
27 March to 8 April 2009
Sub-regional seminar/workshop: Developing capacity of UNEVOC Centres and educators within the UNEVOC Network and training of vocational teacher educators
Luanprabang, Lao PDR

May 2008
23 May 2008 to 4 April 2009
INEE Global Consultation "Bridging the Gaps: Risk Reduction, Relief, Recovery

Istanbul, Turkey (more)

November 2008
3 November 2008 to 3 April 2009

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development
Bonn, Germany (more)

August 2008
15 August 2008 to 26 March 2009
TechEd 14th Annual Technology in Education Conference & Exposition

Ontario, California, USA (more)

May 2008
15 May 2008 to 15 January 2009
Fifth Saudi Technical Conference and Exhibition (STCEX-5

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (more)

November 2008
4 November 2008 to 15 January 2009
Learning and Technology World Forum 2009
London, UK (more)

4 November to 29 December 2008
European Education Fair

Paris, France (more)

June 2008
5 June to 19 December 2008
6th International Congress of Quality Management in Education and Training Systems (cimqusef 2009)

Rabat, Morocco (more)

April 2008
30 April to 6 December 2008
Online Educa Berlin 2008

Berlin, Germany (more)

May 2008
19 May to 29 November 2008
3rd European Conference on Practice-based and
Practitioner Research on Learning and Instruction

Bergen, Norway (more)

November 2008
3 to 29 November 2008

Inclusive Education, the Way of the Future.48th session of the International Conference on Education, Geneva (more)

June 2008
30 June to 7 November 2008
Global HR Forum

Seoul, South Korea (more)

January 2008
17 January to 19 October 2008
North American Association For Environmental Education, 37th Conference

Wichita, Kansas (more)

June 2008
9 June to 11 October 2008
International Workshop on Ubiquitous ICT for Sustainable Education and Cultural Literacy (SECL 2008)

Hämeenlinna, Finland (more)

May 2008
18 May to 25 September 2008
UNESCO-UNEVOC Sub-regional Seminar Mbabane Meeting of UNEVOC Centres in Southern Africa in 2008.

Mbabane, Swaziland (more)

July 2008
11 July to 7 September 2008
2nd International Academy on Critical Thinking

Oxford University, United Kingdom (more)

May 2008
26 May to 23 August 2008
First Pan African TVET & FET Conference

Cape Town, South Africa (more)

March 2008
11 March to 21 August 2008
UNEVOC International Experts Consultation:
Stimulating Networking and Capacity Building within the UNEVOC Network through Enhanced North-South Collaboration

Dublin, Ireland (more)

April 2008
21 April to 14 August 2008
Achieving Poverty Reduction through Quality Vocational Education and Training in Partnership with Industry: IVETA Regional Conference

Livingstone, Zambia (more)

December 2007
13 December 2007 to 11 August 2008
UK ITE network for Education for Sustainable Development/Global Citizenship, Inaugural Conference

Central London, United Kingdom (more)

January 2008
16 January to 24 July 2008
First World Congress on Teacher Education for TVET
"Shaping TVET-Teacher Education for the Changing World of Work"

Bandung, Indonesia (more)

December 2007
19 December 2007 to 18 July 2008
The Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning

London, United Kingdom (more)

March 2008
20 March to 9 July 2008
2008 VTE Research and Networking International Conference

Surabaya, Indonesia (more)

January 2008
16 January to 2 July 2008
iNet Online Conference: The Power of Networking

April 2008
28 April to 28 June 2008
IVETA South Asia Regional Conference

Colombo, Sri Lanka (more)

23 April to 27 June 2008
Celebrating Innovative ICT in Education Practices:From Idea to Impact

Bangkok, Thailand (more)

December 2007
13 December 2007 to 21 June 2008
Education in the Information Age: Global Challenges and Enhancement Strategies

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (more)

June 2008
3 to 13 June 2008
World Day Against Child Labour 2008 - Education: The right response to child labour (more)

November 2007
29 November 2007 to 8 June 2008
6th International JTET Conference
"Sustainable Development. Culture. Education",

Anadolu University, Turkey (more)

December 2007
6 December 2007 to 31 May 2008
eLearning Africa 2008: 3rd International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training

Accra, Ghana (more)

January 2008
11 January to 30 May 2008
ICTs in TVET in Africa, 2nd UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Summit at eLearning Africa 2008

Accra, Ghana (more)

16 January to 21 May 2008
iNet Online Conference "Personalising relationships" (more)

April 2008
30 April to 21 May 2008
Agora 'Investing in people: strategies for financing VET'

Thessaloniki, Greece (more)

March 2008
20 March to 10 May 2008
2008 ADEA Biennale on Education in Africa

Maputo, Mozambique (more)

January 2008
16 January to 30 April 2008
21 to 29-04-2008
iNet Online Conference: Curriculum Redesign (more)

April 2008
15 to 28 April 2008
21-04 to 27-04-2008
Global Action Week (EFA) "Quality Education to End Exclusion"
International (more)

November 2007
29 November 2007 to 25 April 2008
22-4 to 24-4-2008
5th International Congress of the Quality Management in the Systems of Education and Training – CIMQUSEF 2008

March 2008
3 March to 17 April 2008
13-04 to 16-04-2008
UNEVOC Sub-Regional Seminar
Iloilo City, Philippines (more)

January 2008
16 January to 12 April 2008
07 to 11-04-2008
IT and Entrepreneurship Training Course
Accra, Ghana

March 2008
28 March to 7 April 2008
01-04 to 30-04-2008
UNESCO Online Discussion Forum on "Quality Education to End Exclusion" (more)

January 2008
16 January to 12 March 2008
03 to 11-03-2008
iNet Online Conference: System Redesign (more)

October 2007
13 October to 13 December 2007
10-12 to 12-12-2007
International Conference on Adaptive Science & Technology
Accra, Ghana (more)

7 October to 7 December 2007
4-12 to 6-12-2007
Financially self-sufficient schools 2007: Education that pays for itself
Cerrito, Paraguay (more)

6 October to 6 December 2007
3-12 to 5-12-2007
International seminar on TVET: Technical innovation and enterprises - moving up the value chain
Hotel Equatorial, Melaka, Malaysia

January 2007
1 January to 30 November 2007
28-11 to 30-11-2007
13th Online Educa Berlin
Berlin, Germany (more)

September 2007
29 September to 29 November 2007
26-11 to 28-11-2007
Fourth International Conference on Environmental Education
Ahmedabad, India (more)

October 2007
20 October to 23 November 2007
Social Enterprise: The Key to Tackling Poverty and Creating Sustainable, Cohesive Communities?
Horizon Scotland (more)

November 2007
1 to 23 November 2007
20-11 to 22-11-2007
Capacity Building on Training Needs Analysis
Madhya Pradesh, India (more)

September 2007
22 September to 22 November 2007
14-11 to 21-11-2007
39th Worldskills Competition 2007
Shizuoka, Japan (more)

November 2007
7 to 18 November 2007
Conference on Commercial Free Education, "Education Whose Busine$$ is it anyway"
Trinity College, Ireland (more)

October 2007
20 October to 15 November 2007
13-11 to 14-11-2007
Professional Training Facts 2007
Stuttgart, Germany (more)

September 2007
11 September to 11 November 2007
22-10 to 10-11-2007
UNESCO-UNEVOC Virtual Conference on
"TVET for a Sustainable Future"

August 2007
27 August to 27 October 2007
25-10 to 26-10-2007
Connected Opportunities: Making a Difference with Women's ICT-Enabled and Based Enterprise (more)

10 August to 10 October 2007
8-10 to 10-10-2007
Basic Test Construction Workshop - CETE/OSU
Columbus, OH, USA (more)

July 2007
21 July to 22 September 2007
18-9 to 21-9-2007
Making Decent Work a Global Goal and a National Reality
Duesseldorf, Germany (more)

5 July to 5 September 2007
2-9 to 4-9-2007
The Sixth International Internet Education Conference (ICT-Learn 2007)
Ramses Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt (more)

May 2007
15 May to 15 July 2007
Workforce Education Leaders Program at CETE/OSU 07-2007 to 07-2008
Workforce Education Leaders Program at CETE/OSU
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

7 May to 7 July 2007
1-7 to 6-7-2007
4th World Environmental Education Congress: Learning in a Changing World
Durban, South Africa (more)

April 2007
15 April to 15 June 2007
05-2007 to 06-2007
MTT on Qualification Frameworks and Competency-based Approaches
Botswana and Mauritius (more)

May 2007
31 May 2007
28-5 to 30-5-2007
eLearning Africa 2007
Nairobi, Kenya (more)

March 2007
29 March to 29 May 2007
1st African UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Summit
Nairobi, Kenya (more)

26 March to 26 May 2007
23-5 to 25-5-2007
Education for Sustainable Development: Engaging the Private Sector
Bonn, Germany (more)

May 2007
15 to 17 May 2007
13-5 to 16-5-2007
All Africa IVETA / Regional IFTDO / ASTD / GTZ Conference
Mauritius (more)

December 2006
19 December 2006 to 12 May 2007
9-5 to 11-5-2007
Sustainable Global Health
Bonn, Germany

September 2006
28 September 2006 to 9 May 2007
4-9 to 6-9-2007
IAEVG International Conference General Assembly 2007: Guidance and Diversity, Research and Applications
University of Padova, Italy

April 2007
24 April to 9 May 2007
7-6 to 8-6-2007
ISO 10015 - Quality of Training Workshop by CETE/OSU
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

24 April to 9 May 2007
16-7 to 18-7-2007
Test Construction Workshop by CETE/OSU
Columbus, Ohio, USA (more)

May 2007
3 May to 20 April 2007
17-4 to 19-4-2007
Fourth International Congress on Quality Management in Systems of Education and Training (CIMQUSEF 2007) (more)

February 2007
16 February to 6 April 2007
3-4 to 5-4 2007
UNEVOC Network Sub-regional Seminar
Chonburi, Thailand

March 2007
2 March to 17 February 2007
16-02 to 17-02-2007
Working Group for International Cooperation in Skills Development
Hong Kong, China (more)

December 2006
20 December 2006 to 31 January 2007
23-1 to 30-1-2007
UNESCO-UNEVOC - NIER Seminar "From School to Work: Contemporary Regional Experiences"
Tokyo, Japan (more)

November 2006
9 November to 21 December 2006
19-12 to 20-12-2006
Induction Seminar for UNEVOC Centres in Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova and the Caucasus States
Baku, Azerbaijan (more)

March 2007
2 March 2007 to 15 December 2006
10-12 to 14-12 2006
Study Tour on Public Private Partnership in TVET in the Arab States
Cairo, Egypt (more)

November 2006
9 November to 8 December 2006
5-12 to 7-12-2006
UNEVOC Sub-regional Induction Seminar for Selected UNEVOC Centres in Central Africa
Yaounde, Cameroon (more)

August 2006
5 August to 7 December 2006
02-12 to 06-12-2006
The Fourth Saudi Technical Conference and Exhibition (STCEX 2006)
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (more)

November 2006
20 to 26 November 2006
22-11 to 25-11-2006
South-Asian Workshop on Innovation and Internationalisation in the Qualification of TVET Experts
Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka (more)

October 2006
25 October to 24 November 2006
European symposium on Teacher Training and the Innovative Use of ICT in Higher Education
Université Paris Dauphine, France (more)

December 2006
5 December to 23 November 2006
15-11 to 22-11-2006
Sixth PRIDE Project Regional Workshop on "The Role of TVET in Pacific Secondary Schools: New Visions; New Pathways"
Koror, Palau (more)

October 2006
18 October 2006
15-11 to 17-11-2006
SEAMEO INNOTECH 10th International Conference on "Learning for Life: Creating Endless Possibilities in Secondary Education"
Quezon City, Philippines (more)

August 2006
5 August to 14 October 2006
11-10 to 13-10-2006
2006 VETnetwork 5th National Biennial Conference
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, North Queensland, Australia (more)

February 2007
8 February 2007 to 7 October 2006
3-10 to 6-10-2006
TVET in an Ageing Society
Adelaide, Australia (more)

August 2006
29 August to 29 September 2006
26-9 to 28-9-2006
UNEVOC Sub-regional Inception Seminar on Tools and Methods to Innovate Policy, Curricula and Management of TVET Programmes,
Lilongwe, Malawi (more)

5 to 30 August 2006
22-8 to 23-8-2006
ICTVET 2006: Quality, Issues and Challenges in TVET
Hyatt Regency Johor Bahru, Johore, MALAYSIA (more)

June 2008
2 June 2008 to 1 January 2006



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