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Vocational Education and Training Resources

Sir Ken Robinson
sirkenrobinson.com

Sir Ken Robinson is an English speaker and author, plus an international advisor on education. His compelling books, blogs and TED Talk videos are thought provoking, creative and - at times - controversial.

Construction and Building Technology

Holcim Foundation
www.holcimfoundation.org

The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction raises awareness of the importance of architecture, engineering, urban planning and construction in achieving a more sustainable future. It encourages critical interdisciplinary and long-range perspectives on a global level. The Foundation’s programs of academic relationships, publications, symposiums, initiatives, and awards are global in reach and compelling for AEC students and educators designing for our future.

Creative Arts and Fashion

American Institute of Graphic Arts
www.aiga.org

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force by connecting advocates, practitioners, enthusiasts and patrons through regional, national and global events and by creating and curating content that include publications, video, blogs, competitions, and resources about design professions and leaders in design. o WSGN - http://lp.wgsn.com The WGSN mission is to “Enable brilliant design decisions” - providing fashion and design businesses with the intelligence to drive commercially successful products and services through fashion trend identifying and forecasting.

Information and Communications Technology

Cisco Networking Academy
www.netacad.com

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. More than 5 million people have joined the Networking Academy and become a force for change in the global economy since 1997. The next wave of innovation will generate unparalleled demand for skilled workers and opportunities for creative, tech-savvy people everywhere. The Networking Academy identifies and develops the skills people and businesses need to thrive in a changing economy.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
www.ieee.org

IEEE, pronounced "Eye-triple-E," stands for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity - inspiring a global community through publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

Engineer a better world
www.engineer-a-better-world.org

Inspiring the next generation of engineers - understanding the perceptions of engineering that parents and young people have today and how we can change them.

The World Engineering Education Forum
weef2014.org

Following in the footsteps of WEEF 2010 in Singapore and WEEF 2012 in Buenos Aires, the December 2014 World Engineering Education Forum in Dubai will bring together global leaders and stakeholders to explore, discuss and lay out action plans to improve the field. See the pre-Forum video to learn more.

Social and Personal Services

International Hotel and Restaurant Association
ih-ra.com

The “voice of the hospitality industry worldwide”, IH&RA is exclusively devoted to providing information and advocacy on behalf of the industry around the world. In addition to its international members, IH&RA partners with 12 private and public sector organizations, including the United Nations and OECD.

Transportation and Logistics

Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, FIA Foundation AND FIA Institute
www.fia.com

Organizers of the world-class biennial Farnborough International Airshow which will be held next July, 2016, FIL also provides consultancy to governments and global aerospace trade organizations, including in Bahrain, India and China - staging pre-eminent events focused on civil, defense and business aviation with trade days, conferences, public venues, and flying space.

Farnborough International, Ltd.
www.farnboroughinternational.org

Organizers of the world-class biennial Farnborough International Airshow which will be held next July, 2016, FIL also provides consultancy to governments and global aerospace trade organizations, including in Bahrain, India and China - staging pre-eminent events focused on civil, defense and business aviation with trade days, conferences, public venues, and flying space.