As a United Nations’ specialized agency for education, UNESCO is a global leader in education, a global laboratory of ideas, a clearing house, a standard setter, a catalyst and motor for international cooperation, and a capacity-builder. It plays a leading role in education, providing global and regional leadership to drive progress, strengthening the resilience and capacity of national systems to serve all learners. UNESCO is entrusted to lead the Global Education 2030 Agenda, which is part of a global movement to eradicate poverty through the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
As UNESCO’s designated centre for technical and vocational education and training (TVET), UNESCO-UNEVOC supports Member States in their efforts to strengthen and upgrade their TVET systems. UNESCO-UNEVOC promotes increased opportunities for productive work, sustainable livelihoods, personal empowerment and socio-economic development, especially for youth, women and the disadvantaged. Through its innovative projects, capacity-building programmes and collaborative activities with UNEVOC Centres around the globe, UNESCO-UNEVOC is working towards ensuring access to quality skills training and development for all.
Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices. The company has approximately 195,000 employees and operates in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world. Huawei's mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.
Founded in February 1995，BYD is a high-tech company devoted to technological innovations for a better life. After more than 20 years of fast growth, the company has established over 30 industrial parks worldwide and has played a significant role in industries related to electronics, automobiles, new energy and rail transit, providing zero-emission energy solutions.
CDRI is a leading policy research institute and a national think tank of Cambodia. Its mission is to produce high quality, influential and impactful development knowledge through policy research and capacity development to contribute to the prosperity of Cambodia and its region. CDRI’s research covers five interrelated areas: Policy Research in Agriculture and Rural Development, Development Economics and Trade, Educational Research and Innovation, Natural Resource and Environment and Governance and Inclusive Society.
Established in 1997, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) is a national research institute affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Office in Republic of Korea. KRIVET has been conducting policy research and development in the field of education and employment, including Specialized high school, Meister high school and vocational college policies, employment expansion, reducing skills mismatch, development of National Competency Standards based curriculum, Work-Study Dual program and national qualification framework, evaluation of training programs, and provision of career information.
The International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI) was founded on June 8, 2016, which is the tenth education Category II centre in the world. The centre carries the mission of expanding quality and equitable education opportunities through collaborations with flagship universities in various countries to strengthen their capacity in online and blended teaching and learning (OBTL), as a way of promoting digital transformation in higher education institutions.
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute is a leading Technical Training Institution in Kenya. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified Institution, East Africa Community Centre of excellence in TVET and a UNEVOC Centre, RVTTI has endeavored to continuously provide competence based education and training in technical and business disciplines, providing knowledge, skills and attitudes required to steer the country towards achieving Vision 2030 and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Vocational Education Training Partnership (VETP) is a membership-based NGO that was founded in 2013 by a group of collective development partners in Mongolia. VETP ‘s mission is to create sustainable coordinated action within the TVET sector and its vision is a coordinated collective of partners working together to produce an efficient, sustainable and demand driven TVET sector with a world class workforce.
The Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) is a TVET institution and it made one of the ten i-hubs selected by UNESCO-UNEVOC in 2019. The new motto of SIT is " Training for Excellence and Opportunities". The mission of SIT is to work in partnership with industry, using quality and responsive programmes which incorporate innovation and research to enrich learners’ competences for employment, entrepreneurship and lifelong learning in a globalized environment.
As a part of the worldwide UNEVOC Network, the UNEVOC Centre (Hong Kong), The Education University of Hong Kong, assists the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre in stimulating international and regional cooperation concerning human development, promoting best and innovative practices in TVET, knowledge sharing, mobilizing expertise and resources, and strengthening partnerships with other relevant agencies.
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