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Skills in Action Photo Competititon 2017 - Call for participation

As part of its activities on the forthcoming World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) 2017 on the 15th of July, UNESCO-UNEVOC invites you to participate in the Skills in Action photo competition. We are inviting amateur or professional photographers to contribute and use their skills in capturing pictures that not only show but tell inspiring stories regarding “Youth and Skills” as an entry to our Skills-in-Action Photo Competition.


UNESCO-UNEVOC highlights the need to bridge skill gaps at the PAGE Ministerial Conference

On the 27th & 28th March, the PAGE Ministerial Conference was hosted in Berlin, with Ministers and other government officials participating from over 30 countries. This year's theme was “Inclusive and Sustainable Economies: Powering the SDGs”. UNESCO-UNEVOC highlighted the role of education and training to supply requisite skills in shaping green economy at this conference.


ICTs and blended learning in transforming TVET

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL), UNESCO Section of Youth, Literacy and Skills Development, and the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre have launched a joint publication called Using ICTs and Blended Learning in Transforming TVET. It highlights the work of leading experts and case studies from around the world, and the need of a concerted action regarding changes in policy.


Mobile learning and TVET for greater inclusion

In view of the Mobile Learning Week 2017 co-organized by UNESCO and UNHCR around the theme of ‘Education in emergencies and crises’, we ask one of UNESCO’s experts about the implications of the increasing popularity of mobile learning for TVET and how this can advance the agenda of promoting youth, literacy and skills using mobile technology.

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Supporting entrepreneurship through self-sufficient schools

The UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practices database presents inspiring initiative tackling key-themes in TVET. Fundación Paraguaya not only educates rural and low-income youth, but transforms them into entrepreneurs who can potentially lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Find out more about this innovative practice.

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