International Vocational Education 
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Conferences & Events

IVETA is happy to consider countries and organizations interested in hosting the International Conference.  More information for those interested in hosting an IVETA conference is in the documents below:

IVETA Guidelines for Conference Hosts (click here)

IVETA Conference Template (click here)

Upcoming events

    • 23 Aug 2016
    • 25 Aug 2016
    • Fiji

    World TVET Conference 2016

    Extension of Due Dates for IVETA World TVET Conference Fiji. Abstract due date is June 30, and full paper due July 16 and PowerPoint due on August 1 so that people have more time.

    Download the Program

    Download the Subthemes

    Registration is Open!

    Click here to register:

    IVETA World TVET Conference Fiji 2016

    August 23-25 - FIJI

    Click here for a list of countries that do not require VISAs to Fiji

    Download the conference information.  Click Here.

    Questions? Contact

    Isimeli Tagicakiverata at email

    • 30 Nov 2016
    • 03 Dec 2016
    • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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    Visit for more information and to register through ACTE.   Attendees will have access to ACTE activities included with registration.

    Click here for registration information and to register:

    Questions?  Please contact ACTE staff at or 800-826-9972 should you have any questions regarding your registration.

    There will be an International Track coordinated by IVETA North American Regional VP, Dr. John Gaal.  Presentations in this track will be as follows:

    Thursday, 12/1 - 2:00pm - 3:00 pm

    International CTE: TVET in developing countries

    This panel will focus on frameworks for identifying alternative policies/programs to enable TVET to respond to labor market demands and on best practices for improving TVET in developing countries.

    Speaker 1: Dr. David Fretwell

    Speaker 2: Ovihs Hanson

    Thursday, 12/1 - 3:15pm - 4:15 pm

    International CTE: TVET in the 21st Century

    This panel will focus on how and why TVET is transforming educational systems in the US to meet the marketplace demands in the new century.

    Speaker 1: Dr. Dr. John Gaal 

    Speaker 2: Dr. Sandra Poirier

    Friday, 12/2 - 9:45am - 10:45am

    International CTE: TVET and the impact of IT

    This panel will focus on specific skills required for both TVET teachers and students in today's IT-driven economy.

    Speaker 1: Dr. Ilhan Gunbayi, Rabia Vezne, and Tayfun Yoruk

    Speaker 2: Dr. Benardine Ifeoma Onah

    Friday, 12/2 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    International CTE: TVET and preparing global educators

    This panel will focus on practical pedagogical strategies that address the whole school/child as well as how digital tools can be utilized to engage teachers in meaningful learning experiences.

    Speaker 1: Dr. Vera Jacobson-Lundeberg and David Militzer

    Speaker 2: Dr. Christina Terrell

    Friday, 12/2 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm

    International CTE: TVET and preparing for future skills

    This panel will focus on what it means to be a globally-competent worker as well as what is driving entire industries to undergo fundamental transformations.

    Speaker 1: Dr. Davison Mupinga and Maria Phillips

    Speaker 2: Winston Fletcher

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