UNESCO at 60: Celebrating Secondary and Vocational Education
The week of 30 January-4 February is dedicated to secondary and vocational education.
UNESCO is celebrating its 60th anniversary over 60 weeks, with each week devoted to a theme. The week of 30 January-4 February is dedicated to secondary and vocational education.
In many countries, progress towards universal primary education is sharply increasing the demand for secondary education. This is creating unprecedented challenges of transition from primary to secondary levels of education for about one billion adolescents worldwide.
UNESCO is helping countries by approach focuses on strategies for increasing the primary to secondary transition and improving the quality and relevance of secondary education.