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IVETA Strategic Plan

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Mission

IVETA is an international network of vocational educators and service providers dedicated to the advancement and improvement of high-quality vocational education and training wherever it exists and wherever it is needed.

Values

1. Promote excellence and quality in vocational education and training.

2. Provide support and services to members across the global TVET community.

3. Actively advocate on behalf of members and create a strong and united voice on behalf of the TVET community.

Strategic Goals

 Strategic Initiatives

 Goals

Consistently increase membership benefits and membership for the organisation.  Increase the involvement and relevance of the IVETA Executive.  Improve financial sustainability and accountability.  Review, revise, and redesign the organisation’s professional learning program.

Strategic Initiatives

  • ·Devise and create a marketing plan and appropriate marketing materials for membership recruitment.
  •  Development of annual meeting schedule for IVETA Executive.
  • Seek sponsorships and partners support (both in kind and financial).
  • Conduct review of Annual Conference and redesign (if required).
  •  Create a key stakeholders plan for marketing and promotion.
  • ·   Create additional Committees to work on IVETA future planning (eg Marketing and Business Development).
  • Create business plan for increased business development.
  • Expand international partnerships with key IVETA partners to promote other professional learning.
  • Devise a social media and marketing plan for membership recruitment
  • Increase the number of Regional Offices (RO’s) and support RO’s in their efforts to advocate and promote TVET.
  • Apply for Grants, Tenders and Contracts.
  • Seek sponsorship and linking support for Annual Conference.

 Strategic Initiatives

Progress Indicators

  • An increase in the number of marketing materials (both hard copy and electronic) for both members and the IVETA Executive.
  • Development and implementation of:
  • Marketing Plan
  • Social Media Plan
  • At least 3 new member benefits created annually. Examples may include:
  • Monthly eNews
  • Development of new publications eg, annual newsletter.
  • Creation and update of regional member databases.

 

  • Meeting schedule created and meetings held (eg. bimonthly via Skype).
  • ·An increase in the number of marketing materials (both hard copy and electronic) for both members and the IVETA Executive.
  • ·An increase in IVETA membership by 10% collectively and annually.
  • An increase in IVETA membership in each regional area by 5% annually.
  • Formation of appropriate Committees and creation of:
  •    Terms of Reference
  •    Activity Plan for 2015.
  • Creation of at least 1 new Regional Office in 2015.
  • An increase in sponsorship (external) for 2015.
  • An increase in the number of grants / tenders submitted.
  • An increase in the number of joint proposals with IVETA partners.
  • An increase in revenue for IVETA for 2015.
  • An increase in IVETA membership.
  • Development and implementation of IVETA membership plan.
  • Formation of appropriate Committees and creation of:
  •   Terms of Reference
  •  Activity Plan for 2015.
  • The development of detailed reporting structures for all IVETA business.
  • An increase in the number of all IVETA professional learning.
  • · An increase in the number of jointly hosted IVETA and partner, professional learning.
  • A review of current Annual Conference including:
  • Historical data and financials
  • Forecasting for the future
  •  Recommendations for the future.
  • Development and implementation of region specific, professional learning plans.
  • An increase in requests for joint professional learning with IVETA partners.
















What is IVETA?

IVETA is an organization and network of vocational educators, vocational skills training organizations, business and industrial firms, and other individuals and groups interested or involved in vocational education and training worldwide. IVETA is dedicated to the advancement and improvement of high-quality vocational education and training wherever it exists and wherever it is needed.

IVETA is working to create a new era in communication among vocational educators around the globe. Members include practitioners, researchers, and students in the field of vocational education and training as well as institutions, organizations, and companies actively engaged in human resource development.

IVETA History and Administration

IVETA was conceived in 1984 by a group of technical and vocational educators who wanted to facilitate the sharing of knowledge between developing and developed countries. The Constitution was adopted in 1985 at a General Assembly and provides for the election of an Executive Committee to manage

IVETA activities. The Executive Committee is composed of 13 officers who serve two-year terms and include a: President, President Elect, General Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, and 8 Regional Vice Presidents.

IVETA is an independent organization and is registered as a Non-Government Organization (NGO) in the USA. IVETA financing is from membership dues. IVETA has individual and/or organizational members in over 50 countries in all regions of the World and has linkages with many major national, bilateral, and international development organizations working in the field of technical and vocational education.

IVETA celebrated its 30 Year Anniversary in 2014.  Some more of the history of IVETA can be found in these documents:

IVETA strives to accomplish these purposes:

IVETA promotes the cause of international vocational education and training and provides focused, in-depth coverage of critical issues in the field and of new and exciting approaches to those issues.

IVETA's quarterly Hot Line brings you news of the organization, announcements of up-coming events, information on programs and developments, and reports of important conference presentations on the latest concepts and developments in vocational education and training worldwide.

An dynamic membership directory including telephone, Fax, E-mail, and other pertinent information about each IVETA member, provides quick and easy contact with a wide variety of your colleagues in vocational education and training across the globe.

IVETA's conferences and meetings provide opportunities for you to meet your global colleagues face to face and to share information and experiences for improving and advancing vocational education and training.

IVETA international membership provides a global network of contacts in vocational education and training  eager to learn about the ideas, programs, techniques, and products that you have developed and to share their own ideas and products with you as well.

Why Join IVETA?

IVETA membership provides the opportunity to attend and participate in conference presentations and activities that foster and support the international exchange of ideas, issues, developments, and contacts in vocational education and training. IVETA is an official affiliate of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).  IVETA holds its annual meeting and two day conference at the ACTE convention in the December time frame. IVETA also holds collaborates with other organization to hold international conferences throughout the world.

IVETA lets you participate in the free exchange of information, news, and ideas with your colleagues around the world.

IVETA lets you take advantage of all the services provided by the organization.

Finally, IVETA membership can help you make a difference in the education and lives of vocational students and adults across the globe. IVETA can be your contact with that community through its general sessions and other meetings, its publications, committee work, professional growth and development seminars, and other professional activities.

Joining IVETA

By joining IVETA, you become involved with an expanding, innovative organization that can help you reach out across international borders to assist others develop programs and opportunities in vocational education and training developments in many countries.

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