UNESCO-UNEVOC News

15 March 2016
Experts meeting on TVET teaching using ICTs
From 14 to 16 March 2016, 6 experts and 3 UNEVOC Centres representatives are meeting in Bonn, Germany, to provide input and guide the development of a Guidebook to enhance technical and vocational education and training (TVET) teaching and learning using information and communication technology (ICT)]. The workshop takes place within the framework of a project supported by the OPEC Fund for International Developments (OFID). (more)
10 March 2016
Delegation from Chile visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
On 9 March 2016, Ms Solange Isaacs and Mr Leonardo Lopez of Instituto de Informática Educativa Universidad de La Frontera in Chile, visited the International Centre to discuss and learn about the activities of UNESCO-UNEVOC particularly its work in ICT in TVET. (more)
10 March 2016
TVET for gender equality
On the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2016, UNESCO and UNESCO-UNEVOC organised a workshop on TVET and gender equality. Participants recognised that TVET can contribute to equity by enabling individuals to access the labour market, and livelihood and lifelong learning opportunities. (more)
8 March 2016
International Women’s Day 2016
To raise awareness on issues related to gender equality, as well as women’s empowerment and human rights, UNESCO-UNEVOC joins the world in observing Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. (more)
4 March 2016
Mobile Learning Week 2016 in Paris, France
From 7 to 11 March 2016, Mobile Learning Week (MLW) takes place in Paris, France, with the aim of outlining ways mobile technology can be used to foster innovation in the education sector and ensure quality learning opportunities for all. (more)
26 February 2016
Korean delegation visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
On 25 February 2015, a Korean delegation from the Metropolitan City of Busan visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to discuss and learn about UNESCO-UNEVOC’s activities in the field of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). (more)
17 February 2016
Just published: Virtual conference report on the 'UNESCO TVET strategy 2016-2021'
The virtual conference report on the "UNESCO TVET strategy 2016-2021" is now online. The virtual conference took place from 28 September to 03 October 2015 on UNESCO-UNEVOC’s e-forum and brought together 165 participants from 57 countries. (more)
5 February 2016
UNESCO-UNEVOC welcomes visitors
On 03 February 2016, Angelica Maria Kappel (Mayor of the City of Bonn), Alexander R. Petsch (Börding Messe GmbH) and Günther M. Szogs (Sectretary of the LEONARDO – European Corporate Learning Award) visited UNESCO-UNEVOC. (more)
3 February 2016
UNEVOC Centre representative visits UNESCO-UNEVOC
On 01 February 2016, Assistant Professor Christopher Zirkle visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to discuss and learn about UNESCO-UNEVOC’s activities in the field of technical and vocational education and training. (more)
25 January 2016
European Commission representatives visit UNESCO-UNEVOC
Norbert Schöbel (Team leader – Skills for the Young) and Maria Todorova (Policy officer) from the European Commission’ Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion visited UNESCO-UNEVOC to discuss actions and priorities for 2016, with a view to considering future potential collaborations. (more)

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