Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Skills for Innovation Hubs | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
This virtual conference on Skills for a Resilient Youth is moderated by Terry Neal from the Commonwealth of Learning. It is organized as part of the celebration for World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) 2020, and coordinated by UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning.
Every year on 15 July, the global community celebrates World Youth Skills Day. The day is an opportunity for young people, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, and public and private sector stakeholders to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.
World Youth Skills Day 2020 will take place in a challenging context. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is substantially affecting education and training sectors worldwide in two ways:
Virtual conferences are asynchronous discussions that take place on the TVeT Forum. The moderator will open threads around specific topics and questions, and all participants are encouraged to contribute to the discussion by posting messages.
The following threads will be opened for discussion on the days specified and will remain open through the virtual conference period:
|Monday, 6 July||Implications of the pandemic on youth skills development|
|Tuesday, 7 July||TVET institutions: Good practices in distance learning in no-, low- and high-tech scenarios|
|Thursday, 9 July||Labour market: Implications of the pandemic on jobs and future skills development|
|Friday, 10 July||Young people: Perspectives on their hopes and fears going forward|
|Monday, 13 July||TVET systems: System-wide responses to the impact of the pandemic|
This virtual conference is an opportunity for participants to:
The virtual conference will take place on the TVeT Forum. You will need to have a UNEVOC account to participate.
The virtual conference will be in English. However, we encourage participants speaking other languages to follow the discussions by using web-based translation services, and to contribute in their native languages.
If you are already part of the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum community, you can directly participate through the TVeT Forum page.