Skills for Work and Life Post-2015

As a follow-up to regional consultations in 2013, UNESCO-UNEVOC is organizing a global forum to be held from 14 to 16 October at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany. The forum seeks to contribute to the ongoing debate, enriching the thought processes behind the positioning of TVET in the post-2015 agenda and it will utilize cross-regional networking and partnership as platforms to create synergy in the contribution of TVET in the post-2015 agenda.


Just published: Revising the 2001 Revised Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education

This report provides a synthesis of the discussions during the special virtual conference held from 1 to 14 April 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and moderated by Simon McGrath. The report outlines the key themes that were raised and features a set of recommendations concerning the scope, objectives and themes of the recommendation concerning TVE.


Virtual conference on skills for the creative industries

The next virtual conference will be held from 29 September to 10 October 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and will aim to deepen our understanding of the creative industries in relation to vocational education and training, discuss challenges and opportunities in these sectors, and identify good practices from across the globe.


UNESCO-UNEVOC launches Skills in Action Award

UNESCO-UNEVOC has launched the Skills in Action Award to celebrate success stories of young people in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and is calling for young people across the globe to share their stories.


Just published: Vocational Pedagogy: what it is, why it matters and how to put it into practice

This report provides a synthesis of the discussions held during the virtual conference held from 12 to 26 May 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum and moderated by Professor Bill Lucas. The discussions illustrated the importance of vocational pedagogy in improving learner outcomes in TVET, as well its role as a catalyst for raising the status and quality of TVET.

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  • Who we are

    UNESCO-UNEVOC is UNESCO's specialized Centre for technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It assists UNESCO's 195 member states to strengthen and upgrade their TVET systems. (more)

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    The three core areas of our work are:
    Knowledge sharing and management
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