UNESCO-UNEVOC News

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)
24 June 2016
International Leadership Program “Master Trainer in TVET” visits UNEVOC with delegation from South Caucasus
Seventeen TVET stakeholders from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to learn more about the International Centre’s activities, with a particular emphasis on the UNEVOC Network and the online services. (more)
20 June 2016
Policy Dialogue advocates for skills for the transition to clean energy
The ADB-ILO Policy Dialogue on Skills for Clean Energy Transition shared knowledge and experiences about efforts to accelerate and create opportunities for a just energy transition for all.

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15 June 2016
Just published: UNESCO-UNEVOC Biennial Report 2014-2015
The UNESCO-UNEVOC Biennial report for the biennium 2014-2015 is now online. The selected activities show how the International Centre assisted Member States to provide equitable, inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for sustainable development. (more)
14 June 2016
Pan Canadian UNEVOC Centre holds Annual Conference
The 2016 Annual Conference of Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), the Canadian UNEVOC Centre brought together over 750 participants from colleges and institutes from across Canada, as well as over 50 stakeholders from around the world. The Annual Conference discussed CICan’s future activities, especially in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement. (more)
9 June 2016
Southeast Asian Conference on Ensuring Greater Impact of TVET for Sustainable Development
The conference focused on TVET's role in the region and provided a platform for approximately 200 researchers, lecturers and policy makers to share their knowledge and experiences about trends and needs in the region. One of the main outcomes was the recognition of the need to adopt strategies to transform TVET to respond to emerging labour market trends and industries. (more)
9 June 2016
UNESCO-UNEVOC finds common interests with SFIVET
A delegation from the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET) visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to discuss activities and areas of interest and identify areas of potential collaboration in the future. (more)
7 June 2016
Stakeholders engage in ten-day Capacity Development Programme in the Pacific
TAFE Queensland with the Asia Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Fiji organized a ten-day programme that focused on enhancing technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific. The programme sought to assist the Pacific Island nations to further develop effective TVET systems which will ultimately contribute to improving economic growth and increased uptake of TVET. (more)

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