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Dr Borhene Chakroun

Dr Borhene Chakroun
Borhene Chakroun is an engineer and has a PhD in Education Sciences from Bourgogne University in France. His academic work focuses on the certification and validation of prior learning. Borhene worked, during the 1990s, as trainer, chief trainer, VET project manager.

He has also worked as short-term consultant for the EU, World Bank and other international organisations before coming to the European Training Foundation (ETF) in 2001.

At the ETF, Borhene worked as Senior Human Capital Development specialist and Team leader of the EU funded regional project Education and training for Employment (MEDA-ETE). He has also coordinated the ETF’s community of practice on National Qualifications Frameworks and Recognition of Qualifications.

He is now Head of the TVET section at UNESCO and is leading the implementation of the UNESCO TVET strategy adopted in 2009. He organised the Third International Congress on TVET held in Shanghai in May 2012 and is leading UNESCO’s TVET policy reviews in different countries.


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