In the Skills Global Spotlight blog you will find a collection of our thoughts and those of our partners from around the world on the key TVET issues.
Internationalism in TVET
by Linda Sykes, International Coordinator, DN Colleges Group
DN Colleges Group recently won a national award for our international work. We couldn’t be prouder, this is a pinnacle for us of four years of hard but rewarding work with partners around the world. To tell you about us, DN Colleges Group is a merger of two colleges in the North of England – Doncaster College and North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, making us one of the largest college groups of further and higher education in the UK. I began coordinating the international provision at Doncaster College in September 2016 (the merger came two years later) joined shortly afterwards by a new director whose remit included International. Read more.
No Prosperity without Inclusion
by Dr Rossi Vogler
Since the launch of the SDGs the term ‘inclusion’ has become a buzzword on the international development agenda, and ensuring no one is left behind has put inclusive education and labour systems at a new level of attention for policy makers, bi- and multilateral donors and civil society. The agenda has gained even more momentum at this time as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have widened the gap between the advantaged and the disadvantaged, with those who need the most support experiencing the biggest education and work losses. Read more.
Unlocking Regional Capacity for Employment and TVET
By Chris Cooper
It may seem a little obscure to be writing about the importance of regional action in relation to employment and training at his time, but a global pandemic which, for now at least, can only be halted through the actions of individuals and their local communities illustrates how global, national, regional, local and individual actions are inter-connected. Read more.