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Recent updates from the i-hubs


26 November 2020
Innovating TVET at the institutional level
As TVET adapts itself to the impacts of social, environmental, and economic disruptions, institutions are expected to improve upon existing practices or develop new approaches to positively impact the future of skills development.
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20 December 2019
UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Forum: Advancing Learning and Innovation in TVET
UNESCO-UNEVOC organized a Global Learning Forum on Advancing Learning and Innovation in TVET on 2-3 December 2019 in Bonn, Germany. More than 100 participants from 40 countries discussed concrete steps for designing innovative practices and solutions that promote excellence and inclusion in TVET.
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28 October 2019
Edutorial.ng on the Guided Self-Assessment at Yaba College of Technology
Edutorial.ng, an online Education Magazine in Nigeria, reported about the Guided Self-Assessment hosted by Yaba College of Technology, UNEVOC Centre in Lagos, from 20-25 October 2019. UNIVOTEC Sri Lanka was present as peer reviewer.
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26 October 2019
Guided Self-Assessment in Yaba College of Technology, 21-25 October 2019
UNESCO-UNEVOC successfully completed one more Guided Self-Assessment (GSA) workshop, this time in cooperation with UNEVOC Centre Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) from Lagos, Nigeria, from 21 to 25 October 2019.
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25 October 2019
Manila Bulletin: TESDA Women’s Center selected as one of ten pilot i-hubs centers around the world
Maila Bulletin reported about the Guided Self-Assessment at TESDA Women's Center and of institution's selection as one of the ten pilot centers for the Skills for Innovation hubs (I-hubs) project.
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20 September 2019
Guided Self-Assessment in TKNIKA
Seventh UNESCO-UNEVOC I-hubs Guided-Self Assessment took place in Spain 16-20 September, and was hosted by TKNIKA, The Basque Centre of Research and Applied Innovation in Vocational Education and Training, with Berufskolleg an der Lindenstrasse (BKAL) as a peer reviewer.
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13 September 2019
Guided Self-Assessment in OMNIA, Finland
Sixth UNESCO-UNEVOC I-hubs Guided Self-Assessment was hosted by OMNIA, The Joint Authority of Education in Espoo Region, from 9 to 13 September, with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Women's Center from Philippines, who served as a peer reviewing institution.
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20 August 2019
Seychelles Nation: SIT confirmed as a Skills for Innovation Hubs (i-hubs) Project Partner
During Guided Self-Assessment high level meeting, at the Seychelles Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, UNESCO-UNEVOC team awarded the acknowledgement certificate to the SIT director Hubert Barbe, recognizing SIT as one of the ten partners for the I-hubs project.
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5 July 2019
Newspaper article on UNESCO-UNEVOC i-hubs team visit to BKAL
During Guided Self-Assessment in Berufskolleg an der Lindenstrasse (BKAL), Cologne, UNESCO-UNEVOC team presented the main outlines of Skills for Innovation Hubs (i-hubs) project to a local newspaper, Kolnische Stadt-Anzeiger.
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4 July 2019
The i-hub Guided Self-Assessment Process – the BKaL way
From 1-4 July 2019 in Cologne, Germany, the Berufskolleg and der Lindenstrasse (BKaL) organized the second Guided Self-Assessment (GSA) in Europe under the UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills for Innovation Hubs (i-hubs) initiative.
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28 June 2019
First i-hub Guided Self-Assessment workshop in Africa takes place in Eldoret, Kenya
The first Guided Self-Assessment (GSA) workshop in Africa under the UNESCO-UNEVOC i-hubs project was successfully completed by the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) in Eldoret Kenya 24-28 June 2019, with Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) as a Peer reviewing institution.
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22 June 2019
8th International TVET and Interdisciplinary Conference in Eldoret, Kenya
The 8th International TVET and Interdisciplinary Conference, titled "Implementing the SDG's for Green Economies and Societies: The TVET Agenda", took place 20-22 June 2019 at Rift Valley Technical Training Institute in Eldoret, Kenya.
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5 June 2019
First i-hubs Guided Self-Assessment workshop: Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST)
The first Guided Self-Assessment (GSA) workshop in Europe was successfully completed in cooperation with the MCAST in Paola, Malta from 10-14 June 2019. MCAST is a UNEVOC Centre and is one of the TVET institutions that agreed to test and co-develop the i-hubs Innovation Framework.
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22 February 2019
Chinese UNEVOC Centre establishes innovation schools
On 17 January 2019, the Shenzhen Polytechnic (PRC) established two innovation schools, in partnership with Alibaba Group and BYD Auto Co. Ltd.
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The UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills for Innovation Hubs is part of the initiative 'Developing TVET institutions for entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability' implemented by UNESCO since 2017, and is supported by the Beijing Caofeidian International Vocational Education City (BCEC), with contributions from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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