UNESCO-UNEVOC News

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)
28 June 2017
International Researchers from UNEVOC Network discuss Work-based learning
UNESCO-UNEVOC in collaboration with the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) invited a select group of researchers from the UNEVOC Network and beyond for an international workshop on “Work-based learning as a pathway to competence-based education – Research and implementation strategies from a comparative and global VET perspective”. (more)
13 June 2017
UNEVOC Centre in Malta, visits the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre
A delegation of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) visited the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre to discuss matters of mutual interest and deepening their engagement with the UNEVOC network. The MCAST delegation was led by Dr. Silvio De Bono, President of the Board of Governors, and the new UNEVOC Centre Coordinator at MCAST Mr. Louis Aquilina, Director of Partnerships MCAST. (more)
6 June 2017
TKNIKA commences its activities as a new UNEVOC Centre in the Basque Country (Spain)
One of the newest additions to the UNEVOC Network, the Institute for the Innovation of the Vocational and Educational Training System (TKNIKA) of Basque Country, Spain organized the inauguration of the UNEVOC Centre on the 29th May 2017. TKNIKA invited Mr. Shyamal Majumdar- Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC to the event, organized in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Vocational Education and Training, Ministry of Education of the Basque Republic. (more)

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