UNESCO-UNEVOC News

19 October 2017
UNESCO-UNEVOC at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017
Held as part of the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, UNESCO-UNEVOC actively participated in the conference with a theme of ‘Skills Strategies for a globalized world’ , organized as a platform for shaping the global skills agenda. The discussions addressed the changing skills demands of the globalized world on the way people live, learn, and work and the required response as it was held in Abu Dhabi from the 16-17 October 2017. (more)
18 October 2017
Moving to Action through Collaborative Capacity Development
A collaborative capacity development workshop was organized by six UNEVOC centres, from the Caribbean and North American clusters of the UNEVOC Network. The workshops focused on two of the three main tenets of the UNESCO TVET Strategy 2016-2021: Fostering youth employment and entrepreneurship, and Facilitating the transition to green economies and sustainable societies
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17 October 2017
UNESCO-UNEVOC Survey on Entrepreneurial Education in TVET
Take part in a short survey on entrepreneurial skills development in TVET. The survey feeds into a project launched by UNESCO-UNEVOC, in collaboration with UNESCO Headquarters. Please submit before Friday 20 October. (more)
13 October 2017
Virtual conference: Pathways between technical and vocational education and training and further education
In the next edition of the UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conferences, we would like to discuss with you pathways between technical and vocational education and training and further education. The conference takes place from 23 to 27 October. Find out more and sign up today! (more)
5 October 2017
World Teachers’ Day 2017: Empowering teachers across the globe
World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated annually since 1994, on October 5th, in more than 100 countries. This observance is aimed at drawing international attention to the contributions of teachers in educating and developing their communities and a sustainable society. (more)
26 September 2017
UNESCO-UNEVOC Bulletin Issue No. 31 Published
The Bulletin focuses on the theme of Greening TVET. This issue gives an overview of UNESCO-UNEVOC's recent activities with regards to Greening TVET, and UNEVOC network engagements since the start of 2017. The bulletin is available as a PDF in English will be available in the other UN languages soon. (more)
11 September 2017
2017 UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme kicks off in Bonn
The Second UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme commenced today at the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, Bonn. Twenty two mid-to-senior level TVET leaders from around the world, including those from UNEVOC Centres, will be trained for two weeks to hone their skills for transformational leadership in TVET. (more)
4 September 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; be they local, national or regional. Two new promising practices from Ammachi Labs, India and SSACI, South Africa have been added to the Promising Practices Database. (more)
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)

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