One of the newest additions to the UNEVOC Network, the Institute for the Innovation of the Vocational and Educational Training System (TKNIKA) of Basque Country, Spain organized the inauguration of the UNEVOC Centre on the 29th May 2017. TKNIKA invited Mr. Shyamal Majumdar- Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC to the event, organized in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Vocational Education and Training, Ministry of Education of the Basque Republic.
This edition of the virtual conference takes place from 05 to 11 June 2017 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum and focuses on Greening TVET in Latin America. Join now!
The Third International Conference on TVET was held in Montego Bay, Jamaica,from 10-12 May 2017, to provide a forum for sharing innovative practices from the perspectives of multiple stakeholders in the Caribbean Region. The discussions focused on the changes taking place in the TVET sector in the Caribbean that have led to a strengthening of TVET policy and regulatory framework in a number of countries.
The expansion and improvement of equitable and gender-balanced TEVET in Malawi is a critical step to achieving SDG2030 and is at the heart of UNESCO’s support to the Government of Malawi. An ongoing project funded by the EU called Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) serves this purpose and seeks to develop the current state of quality of TVET teachers and the introduction of Greening TVET programs in the country to achieve this aim.
The Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA), Costa Rica – a member of the UNEVOC Network, emerges as an example of productive engagement in combating sexual orientation discrimination. As the global community observes the IDAHOT to draw the attention of all social stakeholders to this issue, it also calls for more action oriented pursuit of assuring inclusion and dignity.