Southeast Asia

TVET Personnel levels up skills with SEAMEO VOCTECH

   Posted on 24.02.2022 by SEA-VET Admin SEAVET ADMIN, SEAMEO VOCTECH
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SEAMEO VOCTECH (21 February 2022) - TVET Regional Centre, SEAMEO VOCTECH successfully marked the start of the Regional Training Programme on ‘Equipping TVET Personnel with Quantitative Research Methods’ on Monday, 21st February 2022.

The 5-day online regional training programme comprising participants from 10 SEAMEO Countries namely; Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam, was developed with the Centre’s 6th Five-year Development Plan’s theme of “Preparing TVET for IR 4.0” in mind and aims to equip TVET personnel with the necessary skill set to conduct research that is aligned with Industry 4.0 requirements.

Present at the opening ceremony was Centre Director of SEAMEO VOCTECH, Mr. Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar; Deputy Director of Administration, Pg. Haji Mohamad Sufri bin Pg. Ali; and Deputy Director of Professional Affairs and Research Specialist cum course facilitator for the training programme, Dr. Paryono; together with other management officers of SEAMEO VOCTECH.

As the Centre’s research survey on the “Readiness of Industry and TVET Institutions for IR 4.0 in Southeast Asia” is in motion, Mr Alias, in his opening remarks, stressed on how crucial it is to be creative and innovative in today’s VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) world.

“Carrying out research means being innovative, and being innovative is intimately linked to being creative or imaginative. For that, I believe that this training is very timely. Make sure you are open to learning new things at all stages of the problem-solving process, since new information might be the key to finding a creative solution,” Mr. Alias urged.

The Centre hopes that by the end of the course, participants will be more equipped with knowledge on research skills and have acquired the relevant competencies to aid them in finding solutions to the particular problems they are researching.

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24.02.2022
SEA-VET Admin SEAVET ADMIN
, SEAMEO VOCTECH

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