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Technical and vocational education and training for disadvantaged youth

Due to its close links to the labour market, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) can play an important role to improve job opportunities and livelihoods for young people, and in particular for disadvantaged youth. However, this pot ...

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Entrepreneurial learning for TVET institutions

A practical guide
This guide is also available in an interactive online version at https://unevoc.unesco.org/elg Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions need to ensure not only job-specific skills that align with labour market demands, b ...

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Boosting gender equality in science and technology

A challenge for TVET programmes and careers
While technical and vocational education and training (TVET) has the potential to bolster the participation of women in the labour market, this potential is not always well understood and capitalized on. In general, female students are lowly represen ...

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Developing successful entrepreneurs

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Hundreds of students, administrators, instructors, guests and local workers pass through the TESDA Women's Centre (TWC) every day, often stopping at Café Juana. This café would be an unremarkable part of any other school campus, but at TWC, it repr ...

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Skills Centre for Migrants

Submitted by Omnia, Finland
Omnia’s Skills Centre for Migrants was developed by a multi-professional team representing various TVET stakeholders, including relevant government authorities, employment offices, and Espoo’s local municipality, to address a gap in services for ...

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Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

Inclusion and education: All means all
The 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report looks at social, economic and cultural mechanisms that discriminate against disadvantaged children, youth and adults, keeping them out of education or marginalized in it. Spurred by their commitment to fulf ...

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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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Human migration and TVET

Discussion paper
In the context of increased international migration, the importance of education and training and a global governance of migration is widely acknowledged in academic and international development debates. This discussion paper looks at the relati ...

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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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Institution guidelines: guidelines for inclusive and gender responsive training delivery in technical and vocational training colleges

Ensuring an inclusive and gender-responsive learning environment is a goal of technical and vocational institutions in Malawi. Outlined are guidelines intended for administrators and instructors in technical, entrepreneurial and vocat ...

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