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TVET Events Calendar

This calendar of events provides an overview of conferences, seminars, workshops, and any other kind of event dealing with Technical and Vocational Education and Training that is relevant on a global or regional level.

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Upcoming Events

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)

July 2020
8 to 10 July 2020
*CANCELLED* 29th National VET Research Conference 'No Frills' '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)

15 July 2020
World Youth Skills Day Every year on 15 July, The 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. UNEVOC Centres all over the world join with their own activities.
Global UN Day (more)

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". ICSD 2020 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science, through the European network of academics.
Rome, Italy (more)


Past Events

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)

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