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.
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.
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.
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, in collaboration with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission Sri Lanka, organized a workshop titled ‘TVET Systems for Sustainable Development: Innovations & Best Practices in Quality Assurance of TVET in South Asia’ in Colombo from the 20-22 February 2017.
As part of its activities celebrating the International Women’s Day 2017, UNESCO-UNEVOC endeavors to draw the attention of global TVET stakeholders towards this year’s theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. Particularly in TVET, UNESCO-UNEVOC together with its global network of more than 250 centres across 167 countries, strives to mainstream gender equality in education, skills acquisition, and a dynamic labour market.