UNESCO-UNEVOC News

9 March 2017
Join us and celebrate World Youth Skills Day 2017
To raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development, UNESCO-UNEVOC will join the world in celebrating United Nations World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2017.
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8 March 2017
UNESCO-UNEVOC celebrating International Women’s Day 2017
As part of its activities celebrating the International Women’s Day 2017, UNESCO-UNEVOC endeavors to draw the attention of global TVET stakeholders towards this year’s theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. Particularly in TVET, UNESCO-UNEVOC together with its global network of more than 250 centres across 167 countries, strives to mainstream gender equality in education, skills acquisition, and a dynamic labour market. (more)
1 March 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Women in a changing world of work
UNESCO-UNEVOC will join the world on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day. This year’s theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” brings to fore the need to promote an equality of access and opportunities in education and skills acquisition that enables a greater female participation in a dynamic labour market. (more)
1 March 2017
Key stakeholders discuss quality assurance practices in South Asian qualification frameworks
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, in collaboration with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission Sri Lanka, organized a workshop titled ‘TVET Systems for Sustainable Development: Innovations & Best Practices in Quality Assurance of TVET in South Asia’ in Colombo from the 20-22 February 2017. (more)
10 February 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, whether it be local, national or regional. Four new Promising Practices have been added to the ever-growing database and can now be accessed online. (more)
10 February 2017
UNEVOC Centres call for more collaboration to ensure inclusive and quality education in Canada
Experts in the field of education called for more collaboration to ensure inclusive and quality TVET for all in Canada during a workshop organized by Bow Valley College and UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre (more)
8 February 2017
UNESCO Director-General meets UNEVOC Centre in Colombia
UNESCO Director-General Irena Bokova met with Alfonso Prada, Director of the National Training Service (SENA), an institution that is part of the UNEVOC Network since 2014, as part of her official visit to Colombia. (more)
30 January 2017
New UNEVOC Centres in Brazil and Kenya
The UNEVOC Network welcomes its two newest members, the National Council for the Federal Network of Vocational, Scientific and Technological Education Institutions (Conif) in Brazil, and the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) in Kenya. (more)
9 January 2017
Just published: UNESCO-UNEVOC Bulletin Issue no. 30
The bulletin has been redesigned and each edition focuses on a thematic area; issue no. 30 gives an overview of UNESCO-UNEVOC's recent activities with regards to Capacity Development, including a two-week leadership programme organized in Bonn. The bulletin is available as a PDF in English and Spanish and will be available in the other UN languages soon. (more)
22 December 2016
Virtual conference on sources of financing in TVET
The virtual conference on diversifying sources of funding for TVET took place from 16 to 22 January 2017 on the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVeT Forum, and was participated by 222 participants from 81 countries. (more)

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