UNESCO-UNEVOC News

1 June 2016
Regional stakeholders reaffirm importance of TVET in Cairo
More than 40 TVET policy makers and government officials from eight Arab States reaffirmed the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for socio-economic development during a two-day Regional Forum for managers of TVET institutions (more)
27 May 2016
Join us and celebrate World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2016!
To raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development, UNESCO-UNEVOC will join the world in celebrating World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2016! Spread the word and join the celebrations by using the hashtag #WYSD (more)
25 May 2016
Potential collaboration between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and UNESCO-UNEVOC
A delegation from the Democratic Republic of the Congo visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to discuss potential areas of collaboration in the field of technical and vocational education and training, for example through the UNEVOC Network and knowledge management and development. (more)
24 May 2016
Delegation from Qatar visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
UNESCO-UNEVOC had the pleasure to welcome Mr Rupert Mclean, former Director of UNESCO-UNEVOC and current QAPCO Professional Chair in Vocational Studies as well as UNEVOC Centre Coordinator for the College of the North-Atlantic Qatar (CNA-Q), and Mr Abdulla Ahmed Kamal Naji from the Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), to the UN Campus in Bonn Germany (more)
20 May 2016
Over 200 participants discuss Return on Investment in TVET
From 9 to 16 May, 2016, UNESCO-UNEVOC organized a virtual conference on return on investment in TVET. The virtual conference, moderated by the NCVER in Australia, informed the wider TVET community about ROI in TVET and was an opportunity for the community to share their ideas, expertise and experiences on the topic (more)
16 May 2016
Asian Development Bank delegates meet in Frankfurt
The 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) took place in Frankfurt, Germany, and convened stakeholders to discuss a range of key topics in relation to sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific (more)
9 May 2016
Asia-Pacific Delegation visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
Thirteen ministry and national institute representatives from Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar and Vietnam visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to find out more about the International Centre's role, mandate and activities in thematic priority areas (more)
14 April 2016
New UNESCO TVET Strategy adopted
On 12 April 2016, UNESCO’s Executive Board adopted the new Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for the period 2016 to 2021. The Strategy will support Member States to enhance the relevance of their TVET systems. (more)
12 April 2016
NCVER representative visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
A representative from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in Australia, visited UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre to discuss and learn about UNESCO-UNEVOC’s programmes and services, in particular, the knowledge management activities. (more)
5 April 2016
UNESCO’s two Recommendations on education
The Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education (ALE) and the Recommendation concerning Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) were signed on 4 April 2016 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, by the President of UNESCO’s General Conference, Stanley Mutumba Simataa, and UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova. (more)

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