From 11-16 August 2015 the WorldSkills competition takes place in Brazil. Running in parallel to the competition a Conference programme brings together leaders in the field of TVET to discuss current global skills issues.
On 15 July 2015, some 50 young people attended UNESCO-UNEVOC’s commemoration of the UN’s inaugural World Youth Skills Day at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany.
More than 50 participants from 30 countries filled to capacity the Small Hall of the World Conference Centre in Bonn to listen to, and engage with, a panel of experts on the theme of Heritage for Skills which took place on 2 July 2015.
On 24 June 2015, the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre hosted the visit of the members of the National Skills Standards Authority (NSSA) of Myanmar.
UNESCO has published the third volume of its new book series entitled ''Education on the Move''. The overall series focuses on key trends in education today and challenges for tomorrow. This particular volume is dedicated to exploring how the transformative potential of TVET can be released.