UNESCO-UNEVOC News

21 October 2016
UNESCO-Cedefop conference discusses future of jobs and skills
A two-day conference organized by UNESCO and Cedefop in Paris examines global trends and local challenges in matching skills to the changing job market. More than 125 participants, policy-makers, stakeholders and experts from around the world took part in the conference titled 'Skills, jobs and sustainable development: global trends, local challenges' (more)
11 October 2016
First UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme
UNESCO-UNEVOC is proud to host the first UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme. The ten-day programme aims to empower TVET leaders to become change leaders and transform TVET in their countries to contribute to sustainable societies and economies. This year’s programme will take place from 17 to 28 October and will be attended by 22 participants from 20 countries. (more)
5 October 2016
Celebrate World Teachers’ Day 2016!
To raise awareness, understanding and appreciation of the important role teachers play in education, we celebrate World Teacher’s Day on the 5th of October. The theme this year focuses on “Valuing teachers, improving their status”. (more)
5 September 2016
Just Published: Virtual conference report on making youth entrepreneurship a viable path
The virtual conference report on “Making youth entrepreneurship a viable path” is now online. The virtual conference took place from 18 to 29 July 2016 on the UNEVOC TVeT Forum and was moderated by Claudia Pompa. (more)
2 September 2016
UNESCO-UNEVOC welcomes UNESCO HQ delegation
From 30-31 August 2016 Mr Qian Tang, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education, paid courtesy visits to German ministries and UN agencies in Bonn in an effort to strengthen UNESCO-UNEVOC’s partnership in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Germany (more)
29 August 2016
Just published: UNESCO-UNEVOC Bulletin Issue no. 29
The bulletin has been redesigned and each edition focuses on a thematic area; issue no. 29 gives an overview of UNESCO-UNEVOC's recent activities with regards to Youth and Skills, including an event organized in Bonn around World Youth Skills Day 2016. The bulletin is available as a PDF in English and Spanish and will be available in the other UN languages soon. (more)
17 August 2016
Just Published: Virtual conference report on measuring the return on investment in TVET
The virtual conference report on “Measuring the return on investment in TVET” is now online. The virtual conference took place from 9 to 16 May 2016 on the UNEVOC TVeT Forum and was moderated by Phil Loveder and John Stanwick from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research in Australia. (more)
28 July 2016
World Youth Skills Day 2016 in Bonn!
Over 140 TVET stakeholders from over 35 counties met in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the role of youth skills development in transitions to sustainable economies and societies. In line with UNESCO’s new Strategy for TVET (2016-21), the meeting provided an opportunity for the global TVET community to gather and explore areas for future collaboration. (more)
6 July 2016
Virtual conference on Youth Entrepreneurship
In the ongoing edition of UNESCO-UNEVOC’s virtual conferences, we are discussing youth entrepreneurship in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). The conference is taking place from 18 to 29 July 2016 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum. (more)
29 June 2016
SRTTU Tehran conducts training programmes
The SRTTU Tehran, a member of the UNEVOC Network since 2006, conducted two technical teacher training programmes that aimed at building the capacities of teachers who are already engaged in these vocational and technical fields, and equip them with the skills necessary to promote and enhance their teaching techniques. (more)

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