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TVET and Education for All (EFA)

The acquisition of life skills is an important EFA goal. UNESCO-UNEVOC is uniquely placed to provide technical assistance to developing countries, countries in transition and those in post-conflict situations to achieve high quality education for the world of work in the context of EFA.


Kofi Annan: Youth employment must be a central objective of development


UNEVOC assists in CapEFA implementation in Malawi, July 2010

Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) Belém, Brazil, 1-4 December 2009

National seminar: Review of the TVET System in Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi, 2-3 November 2009

International Expert Consultation Meeting on Technical and Vocational Education, Bonn, January 2009

ADEA 2008 Biennale on Post-primary Education, 5-9 May 2008

UNESCO Online Discussions on Quality Education to End Exclusion, April 2008

Education For All Global Action Week 2008, 21-27 April 2008

Inclusive Education: from Policy Dialogue to Collaborative Action, Riga, February 2008, 24-26 February 2008

Donors Meeting on EFA in Africa, Oslo, Norway, 2 June 2005


Education for All Global Monitoring Reports

The development of vocational training for adults in Sweden in the last fifteen years Sweden 2010

Vocational Education: The Come-back? in Education Today (UNESCO's Education Sector newsletter), April-June 2005
English | French | Spanish | Russian | Arabic (PDF, 400KB)

Building a World of Learning for All, by Peter Smith, Assistant Director General for Education (UNESCO)


UNESCO Education For All Homepage

World Education Forum, Dakar, Senegal, April 2000

Education For All in Asia and the Pacific (UNESCO Bangkok)

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