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  • 16 Jun 2018 6:41 AM | IVETA (Administrator)


    IVETA Election - 2019-2020

    Nominees for 2019-2020 officer positions have been named. 

    Please click here to review the candidate information access the ballot.  Only members in good standing are eligible to vote: Candidates Information and Ballot.

    BALLOTS MUST BE COMPLETED FROM JULY 5 THROUGH JULY 30.

    IVETA Members in Good Standing (dues are paid and current) are eligible to vote.  Check your membership status by logging into the IVETA Website in the upper right corner.  If you forgot your password, use the "forgot password" function.

    Carmel Thompson, Nominating Committee Chair

  • 17 May 2018 6:51 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    The Annual IVETA Members Meeting will take place August 14 from 1:00 - 1:30 pm at the VOC Centre, Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa in conjunction with the International Conference.  For more information on the Conference, Click Here.

  • 16 May 2018 6:49 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    An amendment to the IVETA Constitution has been proposed and approved by the IVETA Executive Committee at its May 2 meeting. In accordance the the IVETA constitution, proposed amendments must be shared at least 60 days prior to the Annual Business Meeting (August 14, Cape Town, SA).

    Please read the proposed amendments at the links below. In sum, if passed, the amendments will allow IVETA Organizational Membership to include up to six members (currently the limit is three) and give the IVETA Executive Committee authority to make certain membership policy changes.

    Amendment

    Membership Policy Proposed

    Please send any comments prior to August 10 to Executive Secretariat at IVETAhelp@gmail.com.



  • 08 May 2018 7:35 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    Nominations are invited from IVETA members for the following annual awards to be presented during the International Conference of International Vocational Education and Training Association World TVET Conference (Theme: “MAKING TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TRAINING THE FIRST CHOICE) in Cape Town, South Africa on 13-16 August 2018.  The deadline for nominations is July 7, 2018.

    The objective of the Awards is to recognize individuals and organizations for significant contributions to the development, promotion and practice of international vocational education and training, for sustained dedication to the achievement of IVETA’s mission and values and/or for continuing service and support to IVETA to strengthen its membership and achievements. Recipients may include individuals, companies, government agencies, and organizations that support the international efforts of the association and its members.  

    The Awards are as follows: 

    • The President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership in TVET is awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of TVET at the local, national and international levels.
    • The Joel Magisos Exceptional Service Award is awarded to recognize long-term individual achievement in support of IVETA and its mission and objectives.  Particular attention is placed on activities which include the continuing development and growth of IVETA, (such as membership recruitment, fundraising, organisation of conference programs), work on TVET publications and development of high quality TVET practice. The award honors the contributions to IVETA of Joel Magisos, a sustaining Charter Member.    
    • The Robert D. Cain Business Organization Awards are awarded to companies, government agencies, or educational institutions in recognition of support of IVETA, such as sponsorship of general association programs, conference activities, work release for association participation, publicity and publication assistance. Robert D Cain was a long-term business member who made significant contributions to IVETA.

    All Award recipients receive a plaque/certificate and a complimentary year of IVETA membership and details of the Awards and recipient’s achievements will be posted on the IVETA website and published in the Hotline with the recipient’s agreement.

    INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN YOUR NOMINATION SUBMISSION:

    Information should be included that describes activities to support the nomination.  Nominators should provide examples of the nominee’s recent activities that demonstrate significant sustainable contributions and achievements in relation to TVET development, promotion and practice and provide contact details of at least one referee who can be contacted to confirm the contributions.

     

    Ms Carmel Thompson

    Chair,

    IVETA Awards Committee 2018

    southernxconnection@bigpond.com

  • 03 Apr 2018 8:19 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    LUCUBRATE MAGAZINE

    CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS


    RE: TVET EXPERT OF THE WEEK''

     

    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 

    tvetexpert@nkb.no.

     

    Best Regards

     

    Mr. Karl Skaar

    CEO

    NKB, Norway.

    The Lucubrate Project

    https://lucu.nkb.no

  • 05 Feb 2018 1:50 PM | IVETA (Administrator)

    The Iatest issue of the IVETA Journal has been released for Fall 2017.

    It is only published electronically and accessible to members who must sign in with their email and password by clicking here:  Journal Online

    If you are not an IVETA member, click here to join.

    Editors:

    Dr. Robert Clark and Dr. Liz Richard from the Centre for Professional Development for Career and Technical Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Click here for the Editors' Background.


    For information on submitting an article for the next issue, click here.
  • 23 Dec 2017 12:36 PM | IVETA (Administrator)


    Nomination form - click here


    Election of IVETA Office Bearers for the period 2019/2020 will be announced at our Annual Business meeting next year at the IVETA International Conference in Cape Town 12-15 August 2018.

    Eligibility:

    To run for office, a member must be paid up and in good standing for at least one year.  The Executive Secretariat advises the committee of those who meet the criteria of eligibility.

    Executive Committee members may be elected for two two-year terms with the exception of the President, who serves for one two-year term.

    Please consider if you wish to nominate yourself or another member for any of the positions.  Existing members of the Executive Committee (with the exception of the President) may nominate themselves for a second term if they wish to sit for a second term.

    We hope to attract active and innovative members to join the IVETA Executive Team and continue to drive IVETA and TVET internationally to encourage collaboration and mentoring support to our industry.

    You will receive an email in the New Year with details regarding how to submit your nomination and the forms will be available from our website.

     

    Carmel Thompson, Chair, Nominating Committee

  • 27 Sep 2017 9:31 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    AWARDS IVETA 2017

    The Robert D. Cain Business Organization Awards are awarded to companies, government agencies, or educational institutions in recognition of support of IVETA, such as sponsorship of general association programs, conference activities, work release for association participation, publicity and publication assistance. Robert D Cain was a long-term business member who made significant contributions to IVETA.

    THE ROBERT D CAIN BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AWARD

    Nominated by:  Carmel Thompson, Past President IVETA

    Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand (ITENZ).

    ITENZ is a national organisation representing private tertiary institutions in New Zealand.  They are the largest association covering all areas of tertiary education and are recognized by the NZ Government and their agencies as the main representative of the sector.

    ITENZ is dedicated to uniting the private tertiary education sector and representing the collective membership in a competitive and challenging political environment.

    ITENZ have hosted and supported thIs World TVET Conference 2017 in partnership with IVETA        12-15 September 2017 in Queenstown, New Zealand. 

    They welcomed delegates as part of a process of enhancing and strengthening TVET, assisting network activities that foster and facilitate the sharing of resources, experience, expertise and information in the world of VET.

    IVETA indeed acknowledges and appreciates their hard work and distinguished service in bringing this successful conference to fruition.  They have genuinely earned this award and have our sincere thanks.

     

    JOEL MAGISOS EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AWARD - 2 Winners:

    The Joel Magisos Exceptional Service Award is awarded to recognize long-term individual achievement in support of IVETA.  Particular attention is placed on activities relating to the continuing development and growth of the organization. A nominee must be a current member of IVETA who has been involved in Association activities over several years.  The award honors the contributions to IVETA of Joel Magisos, a sustaining Charter Member.   


    • 1.        Mr Javier Amaro, INSOURCE EDUCATION

    Nominated by:   Mr Baharudin Abdullah, President Elect IVETA.

    Javier Amaro is the CEO of Insource Education and is the IVETA Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific Region.  He has been a member of IVETA for 4 years and in that time has actively marketed IVETA in an effort to increase membership through his organisation with their substantial database of over 2,000 VET providers.  He attends IVETA International Conferences, presenting papers on current issues and Javier is also Chair of the IVETA Marketing and Membership Sub Committee.

    He recently held a successful  IVETA Regional Conference in June 2017 in Sydney, Australia, which attracted 450 participants. 

    Javier has a passion for VET on both a professional and personal level and is a worthy recipient of this award in 2017

     

    • 2.      Dr Brenden Tempest-Mogg, Warnborough College

    Nominated by:  Mr Baharudin Abdullah, President Elect IVETA

    Dr Brenden Tempest-Mogg is the President of Warnborough College and Warnborough University.  He is also currently the IVETA Vice President for Europe and has been for the past two years.

    Brenden is an enthusiastic member of the Executive Committee and has held a Regional Conference in Canterbury, UK for European VET providers in 2017 which was very well attended.  He has great ideas on innovative marketing/use of social media  and has been appointed to the Marketing and Membership Sub Committee.  

    He attends many conferences/graduation ceremonies internationally and always manages to promote IVETA at such function.

    Brenden is a very loyal and active member of IVETA who willingly shares his knowledge and expertise with others.  He is therefore a very worthy recipient of this award in 2017.

     

    The Valued Supporter of IVETA Award is awarded to an individual for exceptional support during the last year.  Activities may include membership recruitment, fund raising, organization of conference programs, and work on Association publications.  A nominee must be a current member of IVETA who has preferably been involved in Association activities for several years. 

    THE VALUED SUPPORTER OF IVETA AWARD:

    Dr. Ilhan GUNBAYI, Akdeniz University, Turkey.

    Nominated by:  Mr Hakan Kahramaner, IVETA Vice President, East Europe & Central Asia

    Dr Ilham Gunbayl is a Professor at Akdeniz University, Faculty of Education, Antalya, TURKEY.  He was a Past Vice President for East Europe and Central Asia from 2010-2015 and a member of IVETA since 2007.

    He has been put forward for this Award because of his past service and also for recent development of publications and projects in the field of VET.

    Ilhan is a popular member of the IVETA TEAM because of his enthusiasm and innovative views on TVET.  He is a regular presenter at our International Conferences.

    He is a popular choice for this award and we are sure he will continue to be an important contributor to IVETA in the future.

    Ms Carmel Thompson

    Awards Chair, IVETA

  • 01 Mar 2017 7:50 AM | IVETA (Administrator)

    IVETA Journal

    The Iatest issue of the IVETA Journal has been released for Spring 2017.

    It is only published electronically and accessible to members who must sign in with their email and password by clicking here:  Journal Online

    If you are not an IVETA member, click here to join.

    Editors:

    Dr. Robert Clarke and Dr. Liz Richard from the Centre for Professional Development for Career and Technical Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Click here for the Editors' Background.


    For information on submitting an article for the next issue, click here.

  • 26 Feb 2017 8:33 AM | IVETA (Administrator)


    The International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) is inviting authors to submit their manuscripts for publication in the IVETA journal.

    Manuscripts will be accepted on an ongoing basis, but must be submitted no later than August 1, to be considered for inclusion in the Fall, 2017 issue.

     Benefits to Authors:
    •             High visibility and promotion of your research
    •             Efficient publication process
    •             Professional feedback on submissions

    All manuscripts should be formatted in APA 6th edition style, and must be applicable to one of the following categories:
    -    Research in areas of technical and vocational education and training
    -    Best practices in the area of technical and vocational education and training
    Please submit your manuscripts to the attention of Dr. Robert Clark, Associate Professor at Temple University or Dr. Elizabeth Richard, Assistant Professor at Temple University at:  IVETAjournal@gmail.com

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