Bow Valley College to host UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centres for Education Workshops
Workshops will explore current trends and issues of the UNESCO Education Strategy
November 10, 2017
CALGARY – Bow Valley College is proud to host UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centres on campus, November 14 – 15, to present workshop sessions focused on capacity building for education.
The College will lead the Entrepreneurship and Youth component of the workshops.
Last year, Bow Valley College was recognized as being a leader in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and was granted official status as a UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre.
In October the College completed the first series of workshops in Jamaica, for more than thirty stakeholders in education from Canada, Jamaica, Grenada, and Barbados.
“Bow Valley College is committed to becoming an international centre of excellence and leader in entrepreneurship, essential skills training and foundational learning,” said Mark Butler, director, International Education.
“These workshops highlight the capacity building work the College has accomplished with other UNEVOC Centres around the world within the overall UNESCO mandates of Education for All and Education for Sustainable Development.”
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What: Moving to Action through Collaborative Capacity Development in the UNEVOC NetworkWhere: Room S2011, South Campus
When: November 14 – 15, 2017
Time(s): 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bow Valley College
The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust, Jamaica
The University of Technology, Jamaica
The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council, Barbados
A. Marryshow Community College, Grenada
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles, Canada