IVETA Awards 2018 - Call for Nominations

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 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


IVETA Awards Committee 2018


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