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 next edition of the virtual conference will take place from 05 to 11 June 2017 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum and focus on Greening TVET in Latin America.
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.
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.
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.