UNESCO-UNEVOC News

3 August 2017
UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition Results
As part of its activities commemorating the World Youth Skills Day 2017, UNESCO-UNEVOC organized its annual Skills in Action Photo Competition. With more than 250 submissions received from all over the world, focused on how TVET is empowering young people in their communities, according to the three main thematic areas focused under the UNESCO TVET Strategy. (more)
1 August 2017
New Publication: Greening TVET – A practical guide for institutions
As the global resolve for transition to green economies gains momentum, it is equally imperative to bring about a shift in skills requirements and embed a greening orientation in TVET institutions that train the professionals for the future. UNESCO-UNEVOC has developed a practical guide for TVET institutions that presents a comprehensive and actionable framework for Greening TVET. (more)
27 July 2017
New website launched for the Skills and Technical Education Project (STEP) in Malawi
UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA) has launched a website with the most recent information on the activities of the European Union (EU) funded Skills and Technical Education Project (STEP) being implemented in Malawi. (more)
18 July 2017
WYSD 2017: Researchers meet Practitioners under a UNESCO-UNEVOC & CEDEFOP Partnership
On occasion of the UN World Youth Skills Day, UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the CEDEFOP organized an event participated by a diverse group of researchers, practitioners, and important stakeholders. The focus of the discussions was on enhancing the attractiveness of TVET and drawing conclusions for future action. (more)
17 July 2017
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! (more)
7 July 2017
Study on OER in TVET - Please participate in Survey
'''Please participate in a survey''' that aims to collect data for a study on Open Educational Resources in Skills Education. The survey is open until 7 August 2017. (more)
7 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. (more)
6 July 2017
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. (more)
4 July 2017
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. (more)
4 July 2017
The Shanghai Consensus five years-on
TVET stakeholders are meeting in Tangshan, China, from 4-6 July, to take stock of the progresses made since the Shanghai Consensus 2012, and to chart a course of action and reform to enhance TVET’s role in realizing the sustainable development agenda. (more)

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