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  • 26 May 2019 1:22 AM | IGBERADJA SERUMU


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    Vision   Knowledge   Skills  
    24 June - 5 July 2019 (tbc), UN Campus, Bonn, Germany

    The next TVET Leadership Programme is scheduled for 24 June to 5 July 2019 (tbc)

    Sign up for email alert     Apply now! The call for applications is open until 17 February 2019.


    "Leadership is about successfully managing change"

    The world keeps changing at a rapid rate. This is characterized by ever-faster innovation cycles, disruptive technologies, digitization and challenges posed by demographic and global environmental change. As economic, technological and social developments constantly evolve and diversify, so do the skill requirements in the workplace and society. 

    Worldwide, TVET systems and institutions are struggling to anticipate to these changing requirements and to initiate the change processes that are needed for countries to stay connected to global developments, for economies to become or stay competitive, and for societies to remain inclusive. 

    For such change processes to be successful and sustainable, they must be driven from the inside - by national or local leaders who have a thorough understanding of the respective national policies and context. The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme therefore builds the capacity of such TVET professionals to become effective change agents in their institutions and countries. 

    The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme develops three key dimensions, which leaders in TVET need to combine to be effective:

        “vision for change”, 
        “knowledge for change”, and 
        “skills for change”

    The Programme brings together international TVET experts and participants in a highly engaging environment, addressing these three key dimensions of leadership through nine set modules over the course of two weeks.

    Each module starts with an overview of global trends and developments in key TVET policy areas. These modules then include practical exercises, group work, and the sharing of experiences and case studies. Field trips allow participants to the modules with practical cases.

    With the goal of moving to action, participants are also requested to engage in proposal development at their institutions and regional levels.


     For further details, please see the report of the last UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme or download the flyer.


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    The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme targets mid- to senior-level TVET professionals from UNEVOC Centres and other TVET institutions, who are current or potential leaders or “change agents” in their institutions.

    Candidates should fulfil the following criteria:

    • Mid- to senior-level position
    • Employed in a TVET institution in a leadership or “change agent” function
    • Interest and ability to drive change in a TVET institution
    • Minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience in the TVET system
    • Preferably below 55 years of age
    • Committed to actively participate in the Programme
    • Dedicated to develop and implement a change proposal

    Women in mid- to senior-level positions are especially encouraged to apply.

    The professional backgrounds of previous participants are visualized in the word cloud below.
    professional backgrounds of TVET leaders

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    The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme provides a unique platform for networking and is building a growing global network of leaders. Since 2016, 65 leaders from 44 countries have participated in the global UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme.

    The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme has expanded the community of TVET leaders, and has generated opportunities for lasting collaboration among alumni. Many of our alumni have since collaborated in various activities, e.g. by carrying out collaborative capacity development activities and by extending peer support in addressing concrete challenges.

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        Understand the alignment of TVET policy with the global development agenda
        Familiarize yourself with UNESCO’s TVET strategy and supporting action, and opportunities in the UNEVOC Network
        Update your knowledge in key TVET fields
        Acquire tools and skills to effectively implement TVET policies
        Hone your leadership and management skills and become a driver of change
        Expand your professional network and exchange experiences
        Gain international exposure and insights into global and regional issues and challenges

    Quotes from UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme participants

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    The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre charges no fee for participation in its TVET Leadership Programme.

    On a needs basis, applicants from the network of UNEVOC Centres may apply for financial support during the application process.

    Participants from outside the UNEVOC Network may apply on a self-funded basis and need to cover their expenses for travels, meals and accommodation.

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    Who should apply?

    If you match our target audience criteria listed above we look forward to receiving your application.

    Sign up for email alert     Apply now! The call for applications is open until 17 February 2019.

    Please note: Given the high level of interest in the programme, the application for the UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme is competitive. All applicants will be informed of the outcome of the application process. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are however not able to provide individual feedback to applicants not selected.

    If you have any questions, please contact unevoc.leadership@unesco.org

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    The previous UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programmes were carried out in collaboration with:

    Sponsored by:

  • 11 Jan 2019 7:39 AM | IGBERADJA SERUMU

    Attend the Lucubrate Workshop on Digitization of TVET in Uganda......

    Click the link below for more details.....


  • 05 Jan 2019 4:01 AM | IGBERADJA SERUMU

    Dear Esteemed IVETA Members,

    Note of Appreciation

    Fraternal Greetings from Nigeria and the Office of the Regional Vice President, IVETA Eastern and Western Africa.

    I use this medium to thank every members of IVETA Worldwide and the entire EXECUTIVE BOARD for their contributions and steadfastness in achieving the goals and objectives of IVETA in the various Region across the globe.

    As well, I welcome new members specially for joining IVETA in the promotion of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Special appreciation to all IVETA members that are working zealously in the planning of the proposed IVETA 2019 International Conference slated for September in Nigeria. I am deeply thankful to all IVETA members for your vote and giving me another opportunity to serve.

    May the New Year bring abundant blessings to everyone and to IVETA Worldwide

    Best Wishes

    Ayonmike, C.S. PhD

    IVETA Regional Vice President,

    Eastern and Western Africa.

  • 05 Jan 2019 3:50 AM | IGBERADJA SERUMU

    Igberadja Serumu is a youth leader and civil society advocate from Sapele, one of the oil producing communities of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. He has special interest in good governance, non violence, community development, quality education, vocational skills development, sustainable livelihood, and economic development.

    Igberadja Serumu is an Alumnus of Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria with B.Sc (Ed) and M.Sc in Technical Education and Industrial Technology respectively. As well, Igberadja Serumu is an Alumnus of the Prestigious International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) of the United States Department of State Bureau for Educational and Cultural Affairs. He has the interest in contributing His expertise to the growth and development of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for sustainable development across the globe.

    Igberadja Serumu is an independent researcher with over 7 publications in reputable academic journals. He is a member of the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA), USA and Young African Leaders Initiative YALI Network, Okpe Youth Council (OYC), and Delta State Civil Society Volunteers (DCSV).

    Igberadja Serumu is the Director of TVET Nexus Exchange Ltd, He is the Correspondence Officer to the Regional Vice President IVETA Eastern and Western Africa, Organising Secretary OYC, Sapele District, and Leader DCSV. As well, an Assistant Journalist in the Lucubrate Magazine and the Coordinator, Lucubrate Project Nigeria.

    Mr Igberadja Serumu can be reached at: zerumuhjack@yahoo.co.uk


  • 05 Jan 2019 3:44 AM | IGBERADJA SERUMU



    Dear Sir,


    The page “TVET Expert of the Week” on the Lucubrate magazine is to

    promote TVET personalities, projects, institutions, best practices, and

    papers across the globe.

    The Lucubrate Magazine highlights education and development. Development

    in this context can be technological, educational, individual, social or

    global, and everything related to education. This magazine is published

    by the Lucubrate project, NKB, Norway, on a weekly basis. 100,000

    readers online see the magazine every week.

    Are you a TVET: professional, administrator, policy maker, curriculum

    planner, evaluator, instructional material manufacturer, institution

    CEO, investor, donor agency, NGO, provider, trainer, accreditation body,

    and partners? The page TVET Expert of the Week is the right place to

    showcase and promote your work and contribution to the growth and

    development of TVET globally.

    For contribution, kindly send your detailed CV/Resume, Brief Profile,

    Photographs, Paper or Short Report of TVET Projects to


    Best Regards

    Mr. Karl Skaar


    NKB, Norway.

    The Lucubrate Project


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