Gaza: in the framework of the project “Developing digital skills and education for sustainable development through distance learning in Palestine”, funded by Japan, UNESCO Ramallah and the Ministry of Education have launched the February 24 two training programs on web development and graphic design. The training, using the Work-based learning (WBL) approach, aimed to equip students with the digital, technical, commercial and transversal skills necessary for employment and sustainable development. It targeted 32 young people, including -17 women and 15 men, from Gaza on 50 hours of training.
Engineer. Saied Jad Alhaq, Chief Executive of the MoE stressed, “This is essential training as it will equip young people with digital and 21st century skills, which are necessary for their future employment.”
The UNESCO Education Unit in Ramallah helps the Ministry of Education achieve its TVET goals by establishing two professional units for web development and graphic design in Gaza and conducting an awareness campaign. The campaign will raise awareness and strengthen TVET as a public endeavor and common good, to unlock the potential of every young person to contribute to the collective well-being of Palestine. To ensure sustainability, UNESCO plans through its “TVET4Future” project to implement different activities including capacity building, hackathon, bootcamp and innovation hubs with a focus on Green TVET, entrepreneurship, transversal and 21st century skills.