What are the skills and competencies needed from a young person to be successful in finding a job? This was among the key questions during the Europe Youth to Business Forum: Flipping the Switch to Solve Youth Unemployment in Europe, organized by AIESEC on 7 April 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.
Special Virtual Conference: Revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education
This Special Virtual Conference, held on the e-Forum from 1 to 14 April 2014, is organized as part of UNESCO’s work on revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning TVE and seeks to consult stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of TVET systems, policies and programmes.
On 31 March and 1 April 2014, Ms Ken Barrientos, Programme Officer at UNESCO-UNEVOC, participated in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) expert seminar on “Dual study programmes - A strategy to expand opportunities for ASEM youth”.
The second issue of the Shanghai Update is published! This newsletter gives an overview of the activities undertaken by UNESCO and UNEVOC to respond to the recommendations that were made to UNESCO by its Member States in Shanghai.
The second annual Global Education and Skills Forum was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 14 to 17 March 2014. Organized by UNESCO and the UAE Ministry of Education, GEMS Education, the Varkey GEMS Foundation and Dubai Cares the forum aimed at providing a platform for exchange between representatives of government, leading non-governmental organizations and business.