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  • Recommendations on further TVET support

    Three speakers, coming from development agencies and from the private sector, discussed further ways of TVET in the ASEAN region. Mr Tae-Myun Kwon, Vice President of KOICA, emphasised South Korea's high engagement in supporting the TVET sector in ASEAN. KOICA already dedicates already about 40% of its budget to the ASEAN region and 70% of KOICA's programmes focus on education ...
  • Concluding Remarks

    To end the conference, Ms Gisela Hammerschmidt, Director for Asia at BMZ, and the Lao Vice-Minister for Education and Sports Mr Kongsy Sengmany, gave their concluding remarks. Ms Hammerschmidt highlighted the importance of TVET in the light of the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community and referred to Germany's engagement in supporting the TVET sector: 'BMZ supports bilateral and regional TVET projects in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam ...
  • From the Working Groups

    The morning session of the 2. day of the Regional TVET Conference were reserved for the working groups on the 4 core topics of the conference. TVET Personnel was one of those topics and the participants of that working group discussed how to establish common quality standards in the ASEAN region and what actually makes a good TVET teacher ...
  • The 4 Key Topics of the 3rd Regional TVET Conference

    During this session, the four main topics of the Regional TVET Conference have been presented. The participants could get an overview of what is to be discussed in depth in working session on the following day and make the decision on what working group to join. Mr Tilman Nagel, Head of TVET section ...
  • The Opinion of the Private Sector

    During the session on how the private sector is seeing TVET, Mr Chris Dwyer, Head of Education at SAP, showed on the example of SAP that in many industrial branches the demand for skilled workers is much higher than the actual supply. He introduced the concept of 'social learning', which refers to the trend that people learn best socially - meaning when they are in a group ...
  • TVET Exhibition opened

    Mr Thomas Silberhorn (BMZ) and Mr Phankham Viphavanh (MoES) have opened the accompanying exhibition of the Regional TVET Conference. Businesses have the opportunity to display their products and services in connection with TVET.
  • TVET Policy Dialogue Panel

    5 speakers discussed current developments in the TVET sector. Mr. Gatot Hari Priowirjanto, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat, stressed the importance of market oriented TVET: 'TVET has to follow the standards of the industry'. Ms Rodora Barbaran , Director for Social-Cultural Cooperation of ASCC Department, ASEAN Secretariat, stated that their are many initiatives to streamline TVET standards among ASEAN countries but 'still some countries have to develop their own standards' ...
  • 3rd Regional TVET Conference opened

    The 3rd Regional TVET Conference has officially been opened by Mr Thomas Silberhorn, Vice-Minister and Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation (BMZ), and Dr Phankham Viphavanh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Sports (MoES). High ranking delegates from many ASEAN and Asian countries as well as from Germany attended the opening ceremony ...
  • Press Conference held in Lao-German Technical College

    ‘This conference is very important for the TVET sector of Lao PDR. The topics and the results of the conference will contribute to TVET quality improvement as well as to the human resource development as a whole', Mr Kongsy Sengmany, Vice-Minister of the Lao Ministry of Education and Sport, stated in a press conference prior to the 3rd Regional TVET Conference ...
  • Important Logistical Information

    Dear participant, We are delighted to welcome you to the 3rd Regional TVET Conference in Vientiane, Capital of Lao PDR! Please register for the conference in the reception area of the Don Chan Palace Hotel. Registration is open on the following days: Sunday, 9.30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Monday, 7 ...
  • Visa on Arrival

    Participants in need of a Visa on Arrival, please submit the required documents to visa@regional-tvet-conference-laos.org latest until 29 th of November 2015.
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