UNESCO-UNEVOC News

10 February 2017
New Promising Practices online
The Promising Practices Database presents initiatives from around the world that help contribute in a meaningful way to improving TVET in their context, whether it be local, national or regional. Four new Promising Practices have been added to the ever-growing database and can now be accessed online. (more)
10 February 2017
UNEVOC Centres call for more collaboration to ensure inclusive and quality education in Canada
Experts in the field of education called for more collaboration to ensure inclusive and quality TVET for all in Canada during a workshop organized by Bow Valley College and UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre (more)
8 February 2017
UNESCO Director-General meets UNEVOC Centre in Colombia
UNESCO Director-General Irena Bokova met with Alfonso Prada, Director of the National Training Service (SENA), an institution that is part of the UNEVOC Network since 2014, as part of her official visit to Colombia. (more)
30 January 2017
New UNEVOC Centres in Brazil and Kenya
The UNEVOC Network welcomes its two newest members, the National Council for the Federal Network of Vocational, Scientific and Technological Education Institutions (Conif) in Brazil, and the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) in Kenya. (more)
9 January 2017
Just published: UNESCO-UNEVOC Bulletin Issue no. 30
The bulletin has been redesigned and each edition focuses on a thematic area; issue no. 30 gives an overview of UNESCO-UNEVOC's recent activities with regards to Capacity Development, including a two-week leadership programme organized in Bonn. The bulletin is available as a PDF in English and Spanish and will be available in the other UN languages soon. (more)
22 December 2016
Virtual conference on sources of financing in TVET
The virtual conference on diversifying sources of funding for TVET took place from 16 to 22 January 2017 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum, and was participated by 222 participants from 81 countries. (more)
8 December 2016
Contributing to green growth in Vietnam
The importance of integrating green skills in TVET in Asia and the Pacific was acknowledged at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Education and Training hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last year. As one of the emerging economies in Asia, Vietnam is gaining knowledge and experience on how to integrate green skills in their TVET system. (more)
8 December 2016
Teaching entrepreneurship with new technologies
Promoting entrepreneurial skills is recognized as one way to help youth access the world of work in the Arab region, where the youth unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. A capacity development programme implemented by the ENSET-Rabat in Morocco, supported by UNESCO-UNEVOC, convened regional actors to discuss promoting entrepreneurship through the use of technology. (more)
8 December 2016
Cross-border cooperation promises to drive TVET developments in Spain and France
Youth unemployment is a persistent problem in the Basque Country in Spain. Over 200 participants from the Basque and Navarra regions in Northern Spain, and Aquitaine region in Southern France, met to discuss cross-border cooperation to improve the quality of TVET in the region. (more)
28 November 2016
Supporting rural youth to acquire green skills and realise their ideas
Access to education and training that allows rural youth to have decent work opportunities is still limited in Paraguay. The Fundacion Paraguaya uses unique and innovative approaches to meet learning needs of rural youth. UNEVOC Centres from Latin America met on the San Francisco campus of the Fundación Paraguaya to discuss the use of ICT in the provision of TVET in rural contexts. (more)

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