2019 Southeast Asia Creative Camp 4th Batch
"Future Careers for Youths"
About the Event
TVET has been identified as one of the seven priority areas of SEAMEO Education Agenda for development in Southeast Asia, which were agreed at the Strategic Dialogue of Education Ministers (SDEM) meeting in September 2014.
According to the 2nd High Officials Meeting (HOM) on SEA-TVET in Bali, May 2016 and the 3rd HOM on SEA-TVET in Kuala Lumpur in May 2017 highlighted the regional strategies to improve 21st skills, global competitiveness, innovative and creativity of TVET students. Besides the issues of creative industry, industry 4.0, digital careers and trends of future work were recommended to be integrated in TVET education for preparing the Southeast Asian youths with advanced knowledge and skills which are necessary for future careers in globalisation.
In response to the above regional recommendations from the high officials’ meetings, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organizations (SEAMEO) in cooperation with Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education of Indonesia, and SEAMEO Regional Centres has organised the online workshops for students and teachers in Southeast Asia, called “SEA Creative Cam: Future Careers for Youths” in 2018.
In 2018, the total number of 10,208 students, 2,370 teachers and 1,845 schools from 6 countries in Southeast Asia, namely Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and 2 countries beyond Southeast Asia (India and China), participated in the SEA Creative Camp in all 3 batches.
- To provide intermediate-advanced technical and vocational knowledge and skills in areas of advanced technology competencies, industry 4.0, and entrepreneurship for students and teachers in Southeast Asia.
- To improve ICT literacy, global competitiveness, and 21st century skills of students required for their future careers.
- To encourage creativity, and share ideas/practices and innovative projects among the participants.
- To establish career networking platforms among the specialised group of youths/students/teachers.