Thematic Areas: Inclusion and Youth | SDGs and Greening TVET | Innovation and Future of TVET | Private Sector Engagement
Our Key Programmes & Projects: COVID-19 response | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums
Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising & Innovative Practices
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News
The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre has a broad remit covering various aspects of the UNESCO Programme for TVET in the context of the International TVET agenda. Its mission is to assist Member States to strengthen and upgrade TVET systems and to promote the greater availability of skills development options, thereby following international norms, in particular UNESCO norms and standards in the area of TVET. The UNESCO–UNEVOC International Centre employs various strategies to realize its mission.
As the hub of the UNEVOC Network, the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre provides leadership and coordinates the Network activities in relation with international goals (UNESCO TVET Strategy, EFA, MDGs). The International Centre acts as a catalyst without taking over the sole ownership of responsibilities. The International Centre focuses on development work and advocacy. Its primary task is to support the Network, to ensure the Network promotes UNESCO Goals and TVET Strategy, to ensure International Centre activities focus on the Network and to respond to the needs of UNEVOC Centres. The International Centre thus organizes activities in conjunction with UNESCO Regional/Field Offices in line with national/regional priorities and the UNESCO TVET strategy and shares its strategies and annual activities with the National Centres. This is done through constant communication with the Centres on their priorities and plans.
The role of the International Centre is to: