UNESCO-UNEVOC launches Skills in Action Award

UNESCO-UNEVOC has launched the Skills in Action Award to celebrate success stories of young people in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and is calling for young people across the globe to share their stories.


Just published: Revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education

This report provides a synthesis of the discussions during the special virtual conference held from 1 to 14 April 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and moderated by Simon McGrath. The report outlines the key themes that were raised and features a set of recommendations concerning the scope, objectives and themes of the recommendation concerning TVE.


Just published: Vocational Pedagogy: what it is, why it matters and how to put it into practice

This report provides a synthesis of the discussions held during the virtual conference held from 12 to 26 May 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and moderated by Professor Bill Lucas. The discussions illustrated the importance of vocational pedagogy in improving learner outcomes in TVET, as well its role as a catalyst for raising the status and quality of TVET.


Just published: Attractiveness of vocational education and training

This bibliography, jointly published by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), features the range of currently available literature on the topics of international mobility, transfer and transitions in TVET, and their role in increasing its attractiveness.


UNESCO-UNEVOC contributes to conference on youth transitions

On 2 September 2014, Ms Katerina Ananiadou, Programme Specialist at UNESCO-UNEVOC, participated in a conference of the Global Network on Education & Youth.

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