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23 March 2023
Atlas of emerging trends in TVET (updated)
The BILT Atlas has recently been updated with a new section on Europe. This section looks at the latest data and trends emerging from the region and highlights how TVET systems are responding to major shifts in the world of work.
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10 March 2023
Preparing TVET for a green and more resilient transition
A global push to build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic seeks to include more sustainable economic and social recovery measures. These comprise not just pandemic resilience but also investment in sustainable, inclusive and climate resilient technologies and infrastructure, and in robust education systems.
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8 March 2023
Young Africa – Embracing equal opportunities for women in TVET both online and offline
On the occasion of International Women's Day, a BILT Learning Lab was organized in cooperation with Young Africa to explore the theme of youth unemployment as it relates to women in TVET.
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27 February 2023
UNESCO-UNEVOC relaunches TVETipedia
The new and improved TVETipedia contains more than 1,000 terms but also information on TVET actors, qualification frameworks, policies and strategies.
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14 February 2023
UNESCO’s Global Skills Academy convenes partners to set up action plan to support 10 million learners by 2029
The GSA organized a partners’ meeting to present and define a common action plan on the path to supporting 10 million learners by 2029.The meeting, which took place online on 8 February, gathered over 45 participants, including representatives from the private sector and international organizations, UNESCO and the UNEVOC Network.
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10 February 2023
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February, is implemented by UNESCO and UN-Women, in collaboration with institutions and civil society partners that aim to promote women and girls in science. This Day is an opportunity to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls.
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7 February 2023
Survey on TVET institution resilience
This questionnaire on TVET institution resilience has been developed to gain insights into how TVET institutions have responded to various shocks and disruptions, including COVID-19, and their plans for dealing with such disruptions in the future.

Deadline to complete survey: 20 February 2023.
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3 February 2023
How inclusive entrepreneurial learning can benefit disadvantaged youth
UNESCO-UNEVOC is working with the TVET community in 16 African countries on mainstreaming inclusive entrepreneurial learning as part of its Building TVET resilience for a just and sustainable transition project.
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1 February 2023
LKDF and UNESCO-UNEVOC host training for greener and more resilient TVET systems
On 26 January 2023, UNIDO's Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) and UNESCO-UNEVOC hosted a training workshop on the Market Systems Development (MSD) approach.
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27 January 2023
National Skill Development Corporation and KPMG International launch a new mentorship programme (UNEVOC Centre in India)
Under the scope of the Global Skills Academy, KPMG, a member of UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition, has launched a new mentorship initiative with the National Skill Development Corporation International, a UNEVOC Centre in India, to support young graduates entering the labour market.
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25 January 2023
The future of VET in Europe: trends and lessons for a global debate
Hosted by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the European Centre for Vocational Education and Training (CEDEFOP), this webinar presented the findings of the recent study on 'The Future of VET in Europe' to the international TVET community.
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4 January 2023
Profiles of TVET teachers and trainers across the globe
In recent years, disruptions caused by technology, climate, migration, political instability and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the economy, labour markets, and hence education. TVET does not exist in a bubble and has also been affected, making the work of teachers and trainers, who are entrusted with the future of millions of students around the world, more challenging.
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16 December 2022
Issue #12 of the UNEVOC Quarterly
This issue shares highlights from UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNEVOC Network for the period October – December 2022.
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14 December 2022
Advancing open and distance learning for TVET in the Caribbean
A select group of TVET principals and managers recently gathered in Kingston, Jamaica to put the finishing touches on their plans for harnessing open and distance learning (ODL) to improve education provision at TVET institutions in the Caribbean.
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5 December 2022
Managing change through transformative TVET leadership
The UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme aims to build the capacities of TVET leaders and professionals from around the world. This year's edition was launched on 30 November with a focus on ‘Re-thinking TVET systems and programmes to anticipate demand, adapt and take action for a just and green transition’.
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1 December 2022
Atlas of emerging trends in TVET
The new BILT Atlas helps TVET stakeholders to reflect upon the challenges and opportunities facing TVET systems. The Atlas addresses new qualifications and competencies, specifically greening and digitalization, affecting the future of work and society.
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10 November 2022
Going green and digital: TVET for hospitality and tourism
From 7 to 9 November 2022, the BILT bridging event in Nairobi brought together TVET stakeholders to discuss trends in green and digital qualifications and competencies in Africa, with a focus on the hospitality and tourism sector.
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9 November 2022
COP27 side event: Greening TVET, Adult Learning and Education
The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning and the UNESCO Cairo Office organized a hybrid side event, ‘Greening TVET, Adult Learning and Education’, at the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27). The event shed light on the importance of TVET and adult learning and education (ALE) for climate action.
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3 November 2022
UNEVOC Network consultation for the 2023 GEM Report on technology and education
As part of the data gathering process for the upcoming report, UNESCO-UNEVOC and the GEM Report co-organized a consultation for UNEVOC Network members in October 2022. The 90-minute session centred on issues related to the role of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the promotion of technological development and digitalization.
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3 November 2022
Spotlight on resilient responses in TVET
Resilience and the ability to cope with disruption can come in many shapes and forms. Learning about how TVET managers, institutions, teachers and learners in different countries and contexts are adapting and transforming what they do in the face of sudden change is one of the aims of UNESCO-UNEVOC’s Building TVET Resilience for a Just and Sustainable Transition project.

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31 October 2022
Upskilling students and the workforce with circular economy principles
On 21 and 22 September, UNESCO-UNEVOC, in collaboration with Circle Economy, conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) programme on ‘Circular Economy in Entrepreneurial Learning in TVET’. Eighty-four teachers from eight TVET institutions in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda participated in the training aimed at discovering actionable areas that can be implemented and led by TVET teachers and instructors.
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26 October 2022
Hybrid international conference and launch of the UNESCO strategy for TVET 2022-2029
On 25 and 26 October, UNESCO hosted a hybrid international conference and the launch of its new strategy for TVET for the period 2022-2029. The event took place at the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET in Bonn, Germany. More than 150 participants joined the event in person and over 1200 participants from 47 countries registered online to follow the sessions.
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25 October 2022
Winners of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition 2022
UNESCO-UNEVOC invited photographers from around the world to capture unique moments highlighting skills in action. We received more than 250 submissions showing how TVET equips young people with skills for sustainable societies and economies.
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30 September 2022
Issue #11 of the UNEVOC Quarterly
This issue shares highlights from UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNEVOC Network for the period July – September 2022.
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30 September 2022
BILT Learning Lab: H2Skills - training development for the hydrogen economy
This BILT Learning Lab focused on how the H2Skills project strengthens the hydrogen economy through understanding current and future training needs and laying the groundwork for hydrogen training.
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