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30 November 2022
Career guidance: A strategy to support girls’ participation in STEM-related TVET
UNESCO-UNEVOC supported 52 TVET trainers and managers from 22 TVET institutions in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean to deliver post-pandemic career guidance with a focus on STEM-related TVET and careers for young women and girls.
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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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23 September 2022
TVET sector resilience in the face of disruptive global challenges
UNESCO-UNEVOC held two experts’ meetings on 19 and 24 August focusing on TVET sector resilience in the face of economic and employment trends, changing technology, climate change, natural disasters, conflicts and pandemics. Experts looked at overcoming disruptions, developing agile responses and creating more flexible TVET systems.
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19 September 2022
Transforming Education Summit: Over 130 countries heed call to reboot education systems
With COVID-19 exposing the fault-lines of education systems globally, more than 130 countries committed today to rebooting their education systems and accelerating action to end the learning crisis, at the UN Transforming Education Summit.
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16 September 2022
Digital competence frameworks for teachers, learners and citizens
This database was launched in September 2022 and provides a global reference point for information on how digital competencies are being defined for citizens, learners and educators through the use of competence frameworks. The content is relevant to all types of UNEVOC Network members – national and international policy-makers, researchers and practitioners.
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28 July 2022
Raising the digital capacities of TVET staff: insights and lessons from a trends mapping study
This article in Issue 19 of the TVET@Asia journal summarizes the main findings of the UNESCO-UNEVOC trends mapping study on "Digital skills development in TVET teacher training". It points to future work to be done to provide a reliable evidence base and shares inspiring examples for designing effective digital skills policies and programmes.
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27 July 2022
Building skills for the green and circular transition
UNESCO-UNEVOC, with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is developing the capacities of TVET teachers and training staff to implement green and circular economy approaches to skills for employment and entrepreneurship.
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12 July 2022
World Youth Skills Day
Every year on 15 July, UNESCO-UNEVOC joins the global celebrations to mark World Youth Skills Day (WYSD).
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1 July 2022
UNEVOC and COL organize workshops on the development of online and distance learning strategies
In partnership with UNESCO-UNEVOC, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) recently concluded two online courses on technology-enabled learning and the use of assistive technologies in TVET. The workshops were held in Banjul and Lusaka.
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30 June 2022
Over 140 countries call for right to lifelong learning to transform education at UNESCO conference
With the adoption of the Marrakech Framework for Action at the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education on 17 June 2022, representatives of over 140 countries committed to translating the vision of a right to lifelong learning into reality.
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30 June 2022
Entrepreneurial learning for out-of-school youth
While building entrepreneurial skills and mindsets is essential for all youths, it is more critical for out-of-school youths who face unfavourable social, political, and economic environments.
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28 June 2022
Striking the right balance: State and non-state engagement within TVET
This webinar was hosted by the GEM Report and UNESCO-UNEVOC. It examined some of the findings from the 2021/22 Global Education Monitoring Report’s analysis on non-state engagement in TVET systems and discussed current policies and initiatives designed to ensure quality, access and equity.
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24 June 2022
Issue #10 of the UNEVOC Quarterly
This issue shares highlights from UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNEVOC Network for the period April – June 2022.
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21 June 2022
Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET: The Self-Reflection Tool
Across the world, TVET providers are looking for solutions to meet the rapidly changing conditions in the world of work. The BILT project's Self-Reflection Tool (SRT) aims to empower them in this process.
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13 June 2022
Toolkits for TVET providers
UNESCO-UNEVOC has launched a new online platform to bring the many and varied toolkits into one place and to provide a guide and resource for TVET practitioners, researchers and policy-makers.
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11 May 2022
TVET: Scaffolding digital skills to the future
Given the wide spectrum of TVET’s educational programmes, digital competence is correspondingly broad and challenging questions remain about the proficiency levels necessary for effective TVET education and learning outcomes. This article in the TVET Journal looks at the leading digital skills frameworks. It was written by researchers at Sunway University, Malaysia and supervised by UNESCO-UNEVOC.
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26 April 2022
UNESCO-UNEVOC webinar on digital skills development in TVET teacher training
The webinar presented promising practices for tackling digitalization challenges in TVET teacher training. Following an overview of the key findings of UNESCO-UNEVOC's trends mapping study, the session included presentations from TVET teacher training organizations and projects operating in Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe.
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