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TVET Events Calendar



This calendar provides an overview of conferences, seminars, workshops, and other TVET events that are relevant on a global or regional level.


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Upcoming Events

June 2022
3 June 2022
UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education The Prize honours outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education and awards US $50,000 to two laureates annually. Visit the Prize’s website to learn more about the selection criteria and how to be nominated. Deadline extended: midnight (CEST), 3 June 2022.
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9 June 2022
Webinar on building digital competence This webinar launches a new initiative by UNESCO-UNEVOC to bring together digital skills and competence frameworks in an online portal. It is set to include inputs from organizations leading on the development of digital competence frameworks at the country and international level. It will also outline new ways forward for extending access to digital competency for all.
online (more)

15 to 17 June 2022
Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII) From 15 to 17 June 2022, participants from across the globe will come together for the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII) in Marrakech, Morocco. They will take stock of achievements in adult learning and education, discuss challenges and develop a new framework for action to make adult learning and education a reality around the world. CONFINTEA VII is hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco and co-organized with UNESCO.
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20 June 2022
Call for nominations – 2022 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Calling all champions of literacy education around the world! This is your chance to become a UNESCO International Literacy Prize laureate. This year’s theme is Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces. Deadline for nominations: 20 June 2022.
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21 to 23 June 2022
Save the date: Mapping current trends in TVET for sustainable and digital transformation This hybrid BILT Bridging Event from 21-23 June 2022 offers a platform to discuss emerging trends in new qualifications and competencies (NQC) in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Deep-dive discussions address sectors that are particularly affected by the green and digital transformation.
Finland (hybrid) (more)

July 2022
6 to 8 July 2022
No Frills 31: VET's role in transforming the future The 31st National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research Conference ‘No Frills’ will be hosted in-person. 'No Frills' provides an opportunity for networking and ideas sharing in a friendly and informal atmosphere with a cross-section of industry representatives, practitioners, researchers and policymakers. We plan to livestream some sessions on 7-8 July 2022 for those who are unable to attend in-person.
Melbourne, Australia (more)

15 July 2022
World Youth Skills Day Every year on 15 July, UNESCO-UNEVOC joins the global celebrations to mark World Youth Skills Day (WYSD).
online (more)

September 2022
14 to 16 September 2022
Tenth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning The Forum takes place every three years and is considered one of the world’s leading international conferences on open, distance and technology-enabled learning. Hosted by Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Athabasca University (AU), PCF10 will be held as a hybrid event.
Calgary, Canada (more)

October 2022
12 to 17 October 2022
WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 The 46th WorldSkills Competition features more than fifty skills across a wide range of industries. The level of competition at WorldSkills inspires many young people who see it, to consider pursuing these skills themselves, or to set up businesses with skills at their heart. The event also includes a high-profile Conference at which Ministers, policy-makers, and academics debate developments in the sector.
Shanghai, China (more)


Past Events

May 2022
18 to 22 May 2022
UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022 The 3rd World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022) will bring together relevant stakeholders to define and prepare a roadmap for a new era of higher education. This roadmap will respond to the challenges faced by humanity and the planet, with special attention to the global disruption created by COVID-19.
Barcelona, Spain (hybrid) (more)

16 to 20 May 2022
European Vocational Skills Week 2022 Join the sixth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week - the annual Week celebrating all the best practices in Vocational Education and Training (VET). EVSW2022 will be held on 16-20 May across Europe and centre on the theme of VET and the Green Transition.
online (more)

10 May 2022
Join us on 10 May to learn how MilleaLab trains and certifies teachers and supports educators in Indonesia in becoming ambassadors for VR-based learning. The cloud-based platform provides users with hundreds of templates and 3D models to create customized virtual learning content without requiring coding skills. (more)

April 2022
26 April 2022
This webinar will present promising practices for tackling digitalization challenges in TVET teacher training. Following an overview of the key findings of the trends mapping study, the webinar will include presentations from TVET teacher training organizations and projects operating in Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe. Discussions will continue on the TVET Forum.
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March 2022
29 to 31 March 2022
WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2022 TVET Conference WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2022 (WSAS2022) is a three-tier event hosted by WorldSkills Namibia in partnership with WorldSkills International and the African Union. It includes a Skills Competition, a Careers Exhibition, and a TVET Conference. The theme is “Promoting Skills Development in the 21st Century for Sustainable Economic Growth and African Ownership”. The TVET Conference runs from 29 to 31 March 2022.
Swakopmund, Namibia (more)

29 to 30 March 2022
South-East Asia Skills Forum The South-East Asia Skills Forum, organized by the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity in South-East Asia Programme, in collaboration with the International Training Centre of the ILO, will promote regional dialogue and collaboration on the development of effective policies and strategies for improving lifelong learning and skills development systems.
online (more)

28 March 2022
ILO Skills Structured Funding Dialogue The objective of this event is to bring together development partners to seek their commitment and support to the Global Programme on Skills and Lifelong Learning.
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24 March 2022
Register now! We invite you to learn firsthand about how this innovative Makerspace training centre project is fostering entrepreneurial culture by sharing prototyping facilities and offering training in manufacturing, fabrication and design. (more)

2 to 4 March 2022
On 4th March 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EST), the session "Canada Collaborating Globally on the SDGs will feature a retrospective of the most important learnings of the SDG Affinity Group collaboration which aims to advance the awareness and adoption of the SDGs considering them integral to TVET learning. With representatives from UNESCO-UNEVOC, INACAP-Chile, TAFE-NSW and KATTI-Kenya, under the leadership of Colleges and Institutes Canada with the collaboration. (more)

February 2022
28 February to 1 March 2022
UNESCO and Microsoft organize training days for vocational educators UNESCO and Microsoft are pleased to invite you to two-day online training sessions on Azure Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Security, Compliance and Identity Fundamental (SCI), which will take place on 28 February and 1 March 2022.
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21 to 23 February 2022
SESRIC workshop on 'Enhancing collaboration between TVET institutions and industry towards effective curriculum development' Within the framework of the Vocational Education and Training Programme for the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-VET) and in line with the OIC-TVET Strategic Roadmap 2020-2025, SESRIC will organize an online training workshop to share knowledge, experiences, and best practices in establishing efficient collaboration between TVET institutions and industry with the view of developing an effective curriculum.
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15 February 2022
The event makes use of the newly launched Global Guidance for Education on Green Jobs, a document that provides insights and empowerment for effective actions, a collection of key resources, and an opportunity to join an international community of practice. Feb 15, 2022 02:00 PM in Paris (more)

7 February 2022
Future Foresight Institutional Capacity for Post COVID-19 World This event is organized by Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), UAE to launch their project on "Future Foresight Institutional Capacity for Post-COVID-19 World". The project is being implemented in partnership with seven UNEVOC Centres as part of the new UNEVOC Network Coaction Initative.
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2 to 4 February 2022
7th International Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training The congress is organized by the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET). We invite researchers to submit contributions related to the leading topic of the congress "The future potential of vocational education and training: Strengthening VET for the next generation". We also welcome all other areas and topics of VET research. For further information and the submission of contributions go to https://www.ehb.swiss/vet-congress-2022. The deadline for paper submissions has been set for 15 August 2021.
Zolligkofen/Bern, Switzerland (more)

January 2022
24 to 25 January 2022
International Day of Education On 24 January 2022, we will celebrate the fourth International Day of Education under the theme “Changing Course, Transforming Education”.
online (more)

December 2021
7 to 9 December 2021
Register now for the virtual BILT Learning Forum on 7-9 December 2021. Join us for the publication launch and expert discussions on future-oriented TVET systems, a marketplace on innovative practices, a roadshow on digital media tools in TVET and networking sessions to connect with your peers. (more)

7 to 8 December 2021
UNESCO‘s International Conference to reflect on challenges and new directions for TVET UNESCO is organizing an International Conference under the theme “Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for successful and just transitions” on 7 and 8 December 2021, from 13:30 to 15:30 (CET).
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November 2021
26 to 27 November 2021
1st International Congress on Entrepreneurship and Education Our First International Congress on Entrepreneurship and Education - CIEE 2021 seeks to bring together the entrepreneurial ecosystem with the educational ecosystem in order to synergize and build bridges between the two. We want to contribute to promoting an entrepreneurial and innovative attitude in people, from the 2030 Agenda.
online (more)

24 to 25 November 2021
The LEARNTech Asia Conference 2021 seeks to provide future-ready opportunities for companies and individuals to meet the great demand of the new labor market. Over the span of two days, industry experts from across the globe will share their insights on a virtual platform. (more)

15 to 18 November 2021
Skillman International Forum 2021 The Skillman International Forum 2021 is an online event on redefining the future of learning in the advanced manufacturing sector organized in partnership with the European Training Foundation and in alliance with IVETA, AER, ENNI, and EAPRIL. This year the forum addresses three main topics: Digital and green revolution, Micro-credentials and Sharing is caring.
Bologna, Italy (more)

16 November 2021
2021 International Vocational Education and Industry Training Association Symposium The IVEITA Symposium will be a hybrid conference hosted by Shaanxi Polytechnic China and Te Whare Wanaga o Awanuiarangi, New Zealand. It will be designed around 3 interwoven themes: Resilience (embracing diversity); Collaboration (innovating together); and Diversity (new perspectives and approaches).
Bejing, Shanghai (more)

5 to 12 November 2021
TVET in the Asia-Pacific Forum (APAC) The Global COVID pandemic has put skills issues and innovation on the center stage, as governments, industries, and educators alike work to upskill and reskill workforces disrupted by the pandemic and ensure strong working futures. The Forum will be held over two Fridays (5 November and 12 November, 2021) across different local times in Bangkok, Beijing, AEDT, Samoa, New Zealand.
New Zealand (more)

10 to 11 November 2021
Global HR Forum 2021 The Global HR Forum, jointly launched by The Korea Economic Daily, the Ministry of Education, and the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training in 2006, celebrates its 16th anniversary this year. The theme of the Global HR Forum 2021, scheduled to be held on 10-11 November in Seoul and livestreamed online, is "Digital Transformation, ESG, and Sustainable Future."
Seoul, Republic of Korea and online (more)

10 to 11 November 2021
International Basque VET Congress The conference “VET in the age of humanity, technology and intelligence” gives you the opportunity to reflect, at an international level and with speakers of the highest level, on what Vocational Education and Training can do to enable societies to overcome the challenges of the technological-digital and green transitions. The face-to-face event will be streamed live.
Basque Country, Spain and online (more)

5 November 2021
Jamaica's National Skills Competition 2021 will take place under the theme, “Investing in Skills Development: Shaping the Future with the Power of Skills”, as a hybrid event both online and live from Kingston and St. Elizabeth. (more)

October 2021
27 to 30 October 2021
30th Annual EfVET International Conference The focus of this year's conference is on sustainable and innovative VET – how these indicators shape our future and that of the next generation.
online (more)

25 to 29 October 2021
The Road Ahead: Skills for a Resilient Future The WorldSkills Conference 2021 will review the impact of the pandemic on green skills development, on jobs and poverty, and on apprenticeships, as well as analyse data and trends at the global and regional level, bringing participants up to date with the learning and solutions that have emerged from this crisis.
Shanghai, China and online (more)

28 October 2021
SEAMEO VOCTECH E-Forum Managing Pandemic Challenges and Opportunities of TVET in the Era of Digitalisation
online (more)

19 October 2021
Virtual conference series on “Digitalization and TVET” The GIZ TVET Academy / UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg, ADB, SFUVET and ILO are jointly offering a virtual conference series on “Digitalization and TVET” with a focus on requirements and approaches for competence development of TVET personnel in international and development cooperation.

online (more)

19 October 2021
BILT Learning Lab: Adapting and Integrating the ASEAN In-Company Trainer Standard in Thailand BILT Learning Labs are an opportunity for TVET stakeholders to explore specific 'Innovation and Learning Practices' from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. This example shows the practical adaptation and integration of new competencies: what was done to adapt national competence requirements to international frameworks.
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