A Director from Duhok Polytechnic University has Participated in a Leadership Programme
To assist leaders and managers in technical and vocational education and training institutions in becoming successful specialists in their fields of work, UNESCO-UNEVOC in Bonn, Germany, invited several leaders and managers to participate in the 2021 edition of UNESCO-UNEVOC's TVET Leadership Programme, which focused on digital transformation. The programme lasted for four weeks, and the sessions were conducted during September 2021. Participants included 31 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) leaders and managers from 25 countries and 16 UNEVOC Centres. Unlike the previous editions of the programme, this year's edition was conducted virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Regarding the Duhok Polytechnic University's (DPU) participation in the 2021 edition of the programme, the director of the Career Development Center, Mr. Bewar Sulaiman Haji, participated in the programme as DPU's representative accordingly he stated: As the world moves towards a modern advanced reality, a fundamental advancement in specialized and professional instruction and preparation (TVET) has occurred over the past decade. These advancements combined with the quickened criticalness of climate alter and the COVID-19 widespread have cleared out numerous TVET frameworks and educate battling to start the modified forms required to keep pace with worldwide improvements and stay competitive.
Furthermore, Mr. Bewar concluded and clarified that the 2021 version of (UNESCO-UNEVOC's TVET) Leadership Programme brought together TVET experts worldwide. It underpins them to ended up successful specialists of alter in their teach and beyond. Throughout four webinars, participants had the opportunity to explore the impact of digitalization on labour markets, the new skills requirements for the digital era and adapting their institutions to manage the evolving digital landscape. In addition, the TVET leaders and managers are provided with concrete strategies to build institutional resilience in the digital era.