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WYSD 2017: Researchers meet Practitioners under a UNESCO-UNEVOC & CEDEFOP Partnership

On occasion of the International World Youth Skills Day, UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the CEDEFOP organized an event that included the participation of a diverse group of researchers and practitioners, governments, international organizations, industrial representatives and youth. The focus of the discussions was on enhancing the attractiveness of TVET and drawing conclusions for future action.


Workshop discusses the attractiveness of skills development

UNESCO‐UNEVOC jointly with the CEDEFOP are holding a workshop to discuss how to enhance the attractiveness of TVET. The workshop convenes over 50 representatives from academia, policymakers, industry, TVET institution managers and young people from different parts of the world. Find out how you can follow the workshop via livestream!


Skills for work, innovation and sustainable development

More than 300 participants from 80 countries met at together at the ‘Skills on the move: global trends, local resonances’ conference taking place in Tangshan, People’s Republic of China from 4 – 6 July 2017. The event discussed how to meet the demand for skills development and overcome economic and social inequalities through TVET.


Call for Applications: UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme 2017

As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC efforts to strengthen TVET worldwide, we are happy to announce the second UNEVOC flagship TVET Leadership Programme in September 2017 in Bonn, Germany. For 10 days, mid to senior level TVET experts will participate in an intensive training and capacity building program for transformational leadership in TVET. Applications for this program are accepted until 20 July 2017.


UNEVOC Centres in Latin America unite behind Greening TVET

Four Latin American UNEVOC Centres met in Mexico to share experiences and identify how they could implement a whole-institutional approach to greening TVET. Organized by CONALEP, a UNEVOC Centre, the workshop lasted from 27 – 29 June 2017 and reaffirmed the commitment of TVET institutions in the region to contribute to the transition towards sustainable development.

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