Thematic Areas: Inclusion and Youth | Digital Transformation | Private Sector Engagement | SDGs and Greening TVET
Our Key Programmes & Projects: BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | Building TVET resilience | TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: COVID-19 response | i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums | Virtual Conferences | YEM Knowledge Portal
Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Innovative and Promising Practices | Toolkits for TVET Providers | Entrepreneurial Learning Guide
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News
Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is seen as a vehicle for improving the labour market outcomes of migrants, disadvantaged youth and marginalized groups. However, vulnerable populations continue to encounter significant barriers when it comes to accessing quality skills training.
Globally, migration has increased due to amplified conflicts, natural disasters and strained economies. In the face of rising demand, many TVET institutions find themselves unprepared to provide pathways to education, training or employment for migrants and unemployed youth. In addition, TVET institutions and teachers can lack practical knowledge and experience in meeting the needs of marginalized groups in traditional learning settings.
UNESCO-UNEVOC works to expand the inclusiveness of TVET institutions through cross-cutting programmes aimed at improving the quality and accessibility of skills training.
Gender equality is a global priority for UNESCO and inextricably linked to efforts to promote the right to education and support the achievement of the SDGs
TVET can facilitate the social and labour market integration of migrants by providing skills development, re-skilling opportunities and local work experience
Entrepreneurship is a major engine for job creation and a key factor in addressing persistently high rates of youth unemployment
Every 15 July, the global community celebrates the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship
Empowering youth for a sustainable future
Technological advancements and shifting labour market dynamics increasingly call for agile and adaptable skillsets. It is crucial that we empower young people to navigate these changes effectively. Technical and vocational education and training (TVE ...
Due to its close links to the labour market, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) can play an important role to improve job opportunities and livelihoods for young people, and in particular for disadvantaged youth. However, this pot ...
A practical guide
This guide is also available in an [https://unevoc.unesco.org/elg interactive online version]. You can view an introductory video on the practical guide [https://youtu.be/tuY58QuidMg here]. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in ...
A challenge for TVET programmes and careers
While technical and vocational education and training (TVET) has the potential to bolster the participation of women in the labour market, this potential is not always well understood and capitalized on. In general, female students are lowly represen ...