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More Women in ICT

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
The ICT sector has grown rapidly in recent decades, and with continued expansion forecast, it is an area of high employability and opportunity. In Chile, and indeed globally, however, there is a large gender gap. Just 5% of those working in ICT in Ch ...

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Learning from Afar

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Whilst primarily a health crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a wide-reaching impact on everyday life. This has been particularly felt in the education sector with schools closing and students around the world missing out on their education. In ...

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Development of female entrepreneurship

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
iHUB’s Programme for the Development of Female Entrepreneurship is the first initiative in Ukraine to support women in business creation, from the initial idea to the set-up of a working business. It covers both knowledge and practical support, inc ...

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FADIO: promoting distance education

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
FADIO represents a unique collaborative initiative that takes full advantage of education in a digital environment. Not all educational institutions have the resources to develop the pedagogical and technical aspects related to distance education on ...

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DAPP Mikolongwe Mobile Training Centre

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
The DAPP Mobile Training Centre, an innovative expansion of the DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School, was launched in 2016. The initiative expands the reach of training programmes to those who need it the most, particularly groups in remote, rural regio ...

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Entrepreneurial culture: Ikasenpresa

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
TKNIKA is a centre established by the Basque Deputy Ministry of Vocational Education and Training to promote innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship in vocational education and training (VET) centres across the region. As part of its mandate, T ...

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Recognition in Germany

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
The German Federal Government launched the “Recognition in Germany” portal to improve labour market access for people from migrant backgrounds. The multilingual portal provides users with information about the procedures for recognition of profes ...

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Developing innovative solutions to community problems

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Access to technical and higher education along with skills development programmes have become important tools to tackle poverty in Brazil. By recognizing that innovation takes place at the forefront of learning, PICG Innovation Hub enables its studen ...

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The Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors Programme

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Australia has a well-established apprenticeship system. However, a steady decline in the enrolment rate has raised concerns. One of the main causes of this decline is the negative public perception of apprenticeships. The Australian Apprenticeships A ...

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Providing demand-driven skills training to disadvantaged youth

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
As Viet Nam’s economy has modernized, demand has increased for skilled labour. This has resulted in diminished prospects for youth in finding formal employment. REACH is a local non-governmental organization that trains young people, particularly t ...

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Investing in youth through integrated skills training

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Mozambique has long struggled to cope with youth unemployment. To address this issue, Young Africa (YA) launched a TVET programme for disadvantaged youth. Under the Young Africa franchise training system, local entrepreneurs practice their profession ...

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Transforming lives through code training

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Laboratoria, a Lima-based web development company, observed a lack of female software developers in Peru and decided to set up a six-month training course for women, called Code Academy. The course is offered exclusively to young women from low-incom ...

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Self-sufficient schools: turning learning into earning and saving

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
In Latin America, secondary school drop-out rates are high, partly because many youth feel that the type of education they receive at school does not offer any guarantee of future employment. Recognizing the need for practical training that gives you ...

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The Workplace-based Experience Programme

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Recognizing the need for better quality TVET courses that are more relevant and more effective in enabling youth to find employment, SSACI, a non-profit, public-private partnership, established a workplace-based experience (WBE) programme in 50 publi ...

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Empowering rural women through ICT in TVET

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
In India, women from rural communities often have little say in family and community decision-making. Skills development is a recognized medium of empowerment. However, access to TVET remains a challenge to a majority of those living in rural India. ...

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