EU, UNDP and the State Agency on Vocational Education continue roundtables with private sector in vocational education centres of Baku
19 July 2021
The aim of these roundtables is to build closer relations with private sector companies and directly involve them to modernisation processes of vocational education in the country.
The fourth and the fifth in the series of roundtables are organised in partnership with the Baku State Vocational Education Centre (BSVEC) on Industry and Technologies, and the BSVEC on Communications and İnformation Technologies, and the BSVEC on Tourism and Social Services, and the BSVEC on Culture and Arts.
The events are held in two venues and brought together VET experts, the research group, and the representatives of 30 companies specialised in technology and engineering, transportation management, textile and furniture, also multimedia production, and TV channels from Baku.
The participants received information about the ongoing processes of the VET system and discussed collaboration opportunities on new concepts regarding work-based learning and internship programmes, and establishment of career centres, and highlighted other partnership perspectives with VET Centers.
During the events, the private sector representatives shared current market demands and emphasized their expectations in order to take a part in modernisation of VET sector.
The series of roundtables is organised as part of the “VET for the Future: Development of VET Providers’ Excellence in Azerbaijan” project which is funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP in partnership with the State Agency on Vocational Education. The project aims to support the modernisation of VET institutions in Azerbaijan to deliver competence-based training in order to increase the attractiveness and labour market relevance of VET.
The series will continue till the end of July.