December 4, 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016 the EuroSkills 2016 closed. Young skilled people in Europe showed their skills.

Young people up to the age of 25 from all over Europe meet in Gothenburg to compete for the European title in vocational skills. This was the first time that...

October 29, 2016

Technical and Vocational Education and Training

NORAD call for for project outlines. The goal of the programme is to help youth and young adults to acquire the skills that are in demand in the labour market in developing countries, or to make it possible for them to cre...

July 27, 2016

 

Nobel Knowledge Building is looking for partners with relevant expertise in the modern educational sector (TVET, Upper secondary and Post-secondary non-tertiary education) and sector for renewable energy. The interested person or organization must be interested in dev...

May 22, 2016

Skilled workers´ jobs have certainly changed compared to what they were a generation or two ago and what the perception of them may still be.

 

Image: Garage before and now

 

In developed countries, nearly all of the jobs that were unskilled or semi-skilled have either bee...

May 22, 2016

 

Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus introduced social business. He says that a charity dollar has only one life, while a social business dollar can be invested over and over again.

 

The Social business builds on the idea where the business are reinve...

May 21, 2016

 

Technical and vocational education typically involves a structured mix of a) work placement to develop new skills and perform real and productive work, and b) off-the-job education and training in a school. The mix of the education and training leads to a formal quali...

May 15, 2016

It is a great challenge and a great opportunity to plan and organize a school in an African country. A technical school. The demand for skilled workers is extremely high. The number of young people are growing. This entire young people needs education. Many households...

May 10, 2016

Physical activity is vital to the holistic development of young people, fostering their physical, social and emotional health. The benefits of sport reach beyond the impact on physical well-being and the value of the educational benefits of sport should not be under-es...

May 7, 2016

World Bank has published an article about renewable energy. They write that between 1990 and 2013 worldwide energy use increased by about 54 percent, more than the 36 percent increase in the global population.

 

Access to energy is fundamental to development, but as econ...

April 19, 2016

The school in the future may look different from the school we see today. The vocational education will use ICT (information and communications technology) more and in a different ways than today. ICT has the potential to allow more self-paced, interactive and personal...