Highlights on the latest TVET developments in Southeast Asia
SEA-VET.net is proud to present the new Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation section!
In response to the increasing demand for information on Industry 4.0 and on how to combat the challenges in the coming digitalization age, SEAMEO VOCTECH and RECOTVET have launched a specialized section on SEA-VET.net exclusively dedicated to Industry 4.0 and Digitalisation in TVET during the recent 5th High Officials Meeting in Brunei on 9th September 2019.
The new section provides TVET policy-makers and practitioners with a comprehensive overview on the topic in a single website. Users are able to keep pace with the latest news, events, publications and announcements of training modules on Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation, providing interested TVET stakeholders with the vital knowledge to successfully navigate the challenges of the future!”
- 5th High Officials Meeting on SEA-TVET
- International Conference on Technology and Vocational Teachers (ICTVT) 2019
- 8th ADB International Skills Forum
- Future of TVET Occupational Standards and 15th AASVET International Conference
- WORLDDIDAC ASIA 2019
- The 3rd International Conference on Educational Services
- Concensus on A.I. and Education Published by UNESCO
- SEA-VET.net officially launches Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation Page
- Translating Regional Strategies into Institutional Actions in Asia and the Pacific
- Apprenticeships: Good for Workers, Good for Industry
- The Future of Women at Work
- ASEAN Youth Technology, skills and the Future of Work
- Framing Policies for the Digital: Towards Policy Framework in Asia-Pacific
- Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration: Challenges and Opportunities for the ASEAN Economic Comunity
- Lao PDR
- ASEAN SME Academy
- Regional In-Service Training Modules for the ASEAN Region
- Philippines National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan 2018-2022
- Interactive Scenario-based Learning Experience
Communities of Practice
- Multiplier Training
Brunei Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman in a group photo with 5th High Officials Meeting of SEAMEO Governing Board Members and SEA-TVET delegates.
PHOTO: JAMES KON
5th High Officials Meeting on SEA-TVET
09 – 10 September 2019 | Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Organised by Ministry of Education of Brunei Darussalam, Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE), International Affairs Unit (MoE), Politeknik Brunei (PB), SEAMEO Secretariat, and SEAMEO VOCTECH
The 5th High Officials Meeting was successfully completed on 9-10 September 2019 in an effort to continuously promote regional cooperation among the Southeast Asian countries on harmonisation and internationalisation of TVET education in the region. Topic of focus in the meeting was on “Strengthening Efforts Towards TVET 4.0”, with the aim of fostering continuity in discussions towards formulating new strategies in TVET in response to IR4.0.”
International Conference on Technology and Vocational Teachers (ICTVT) 2019
14 – 15 September 2019 | Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Organised by Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
The International Conference on Technology and Vocational Teachers (ICTVT 2019) was dedicated to a unified communication platform for professional practice in engineering fields, researchers, and vocational teacher from industry, academia and government. All presented papers proceedings were submitted in the proceedings of ICTVT 2019 (submitted for indexing by SCOPUS)”
The 8th ADB International Skills forum entitled “Future of Skills and Jobs in the Age of Digital Disruptions” brought focus on emerging opportunities to prepare the workforce to a new labor market environment. The full documentation of the forum is now available at SEA-VET.net which provides the diverse sessions undertaken during the event on highlighting transformational practices in education and training using technology, eLearning, and innovative partnerships; as well as implications of and response to Industry 4.0 on skills and jobs; and examples of innovations in education and training through the “Innovation Marketplace”.
Future of TVET Occupational Standards and The 15th AASVET International Conference 2019
06 – 09 October 2019 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Asian Development Bank
The international conference on TVET - Future of TVET Occupational Standards and the 15th AASVET International Conference 2019 (OSAIC 2019), will follow the theme “TVET Occupational Standards and Qualification in the Era of Digital Economy” to be held in the beginning of October.
WORLDDIDAC ASIA invites participants from all over the world to expand their network, showcase new technologies and interact with world class educational resources and speakers in the WORLDDIDAC ASIA International Expo and Conference “Innovations in Education”. Included in the event is the 10th ASIA DIDAC Forum 2019: The New Transformation.
AsTEN & The 3rd International Conference on Educational Sciences (ICES) 2019
07 November 2019 | Bandung, Indonesia
Organised by Faculty of Education Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
AsTEN & the 3rd International Conference on Educational Sciences to be held in November 2019 in Bandung aims to explore on the introduction of Society 5.0 where digital technology is applied and centered on human life.
Consensus on A.I. and Education Published by UNESCO
UNESCO has published the Beijing Consensus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Education, the first ever document to offer guidance and recommendations on how best to harness AI technologies for achieving the Education 2030 Agenda.
SEA-VET.net Officially Launches Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation Page
SEAMEO VOCTECH and RECOTVET have successfully launched its Industry 4.0 and Digitalisation section on SEA-VET.net. The new section is aimed at TVET policy-makers and practitioners to stay up-to-date on the latest news, events, publications and announcements of training modules on Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation.
Translating Regional Strategies into Institutional Actions in Asia and the Pacific
The first UNEVOC Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Leadership Programme for Asia and the Pacific region took place in Bangkok, early September 2019. The programme assisted leaders and managers in Asia and the Pacific in moving to action by translating regional TVET priority strategies into institutional responses.
Apprenticeships: Good for Workers, Good for Industry
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is documenting best practices on partnerships and collaborations between vocational education schools and training centres, as part of a joint UN project, “Integrated Solutions Platforms: Vocational Education Training (TVET) – Industry Collaboration” aimed to promote industry- TVET collaboration to reduce skills mismatches, and to promote cost-sharing of the delivery of TVET between the government and private sector.
McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, “The Future of Women at Work: Transitions in the age of automation”
The Future Women at Work: Transition in the age of automation
2019 | McKinsey Global Institution (MGI)
The report by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) highlights the need for women globally to transition between occupations by 2030, adhered towards higher skilled roles especially in facing the new age of automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) in order to move forward in the world of work.
ASEAN Youth Technology, Skills and the Future of Work by World Economic Forum (WEF)
ASEAN Youth Technology, Skills and the Future of Work
2019 | World Economic Forum (WEF)
Based on a survey of 56,000 youths aged 15-35 years old from six countries in the Southeast Asia region (ASEAN), the report analyses the views of young ASEAN citizens on future of work, skills and technology. The survey finds that ASEAN youths are highly aware of potential disruption and challenges brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution to the local labour markets, and they are aware they must constantly upgrade their skills. It also details their skills gap, their future career aspirations and their preferences on skills training. The survey was conducted in in partnership with SEA.
Framing Policies for the Digital Economy: Towards Policy Frameworks in the Asia-Pacific
2018 | United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Developed to aim at those involved in policy debates on the digital economy, associated opportunities and challenges, the discussion paper explains key concepts and technologies and puts forward 3 case studies (Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam) reviewed for insights into policy frameworks that may offer pointers towards an inclusive digital economy in Asia- Pacific.
Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration: Challenges and Opportunities for the ASEAN Economic Community
2019 | ADB
The ASEAN Economic Community seeks to encourage skilled labor mobility in Southeast Asia as one of its primary objectives. This book discusses the importance of the skilled labor mobility and examines the current situation and trends within the region. Moreover, it assesses the current challenges and opportunities of the free movement of skilled workers, and suggests a range of enabling policy measures that could be of significance to policy-makers. This book also includes an analysis of the economic impact of free skilled-labor flows on specific sectors and the broader economy.
According to the ILO (2016), Lao PDR’s economy is undergoing imperatives changes and expected to lead in significant growth in the industry and in services, mostly in mining, hydropower, trade, hotels and restaurants, telecommunications, and information technology (IT). Additionally, the garments industry, which started out in the 1990s is now one of the country’s most important export sectors and one of the largest sectors in terms of employment, with 30,000 workers. As a result, the government is helping businesses and manufacturers by facilitating the export procedure. Agriculture, textiles and handicrafts industry are also some important sectors for the development of The Lao Country. (ILO, 2016)."
Participants of the training "Innovative Teaching and Learning for Industrial Changes due to Industry 4.0", in Bangkok, Thailand on 5 Agustus 2019. Photo by Thai-german-cooperation.info
ASEAN SME Academy
ASEAN | 2018 - ongoing
As implemented by Philippine Trade Training Centre (PTTC) and supported by USAID and International IT Companies
The PTTC paves the way to a more convenient and open-access online trainings and resources for the Philippines’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as the new administrator of the ASEAN SME Academy. The Academy aims to provide training and mentorship to enhance Asean SME’s capabilities to grow and compete regionally and internationally.”
Regional In-Sevice Training Modues for the ASEAN Region
ASEAN | 2019 - ongoing
The Regional Cooperation Programme to Improve the Quality and Labour Market Orientation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (RECOTVET) in close collaboration with SEAMEO VOCTECH, international and regional experts kicked off the first Training of Multipliers “Innovative Teaching and Learning for Industrial Changes due to Industry 4.0” organised at Bureau of Personnel Competency Development under the Office of the Vocational Education Commission in Bangkok on 5 August 2019.”
National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan 2018-2022
Philippines | 2018 - 2022
The National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan (NTESDP) 2018-2022, serves as a compass that informs the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) actors, movers, and leaders in coming up with responsive policies and implementing programs for the sector, and to support the broader development goals and objectives of the national government.
The School of Electronics and Info-Communication Technology (SEIT) at ITE Singapore, is implementing Interactive Scenario-based Learning Experience to motivate student learning and improve retention of theoretical knowledge in networking-related modules. This pedagogical strategy and interactive learning activities in practice could be a model for lecturers to build their capacity in designing, managing a program, and developing interactive activities and scenario-based content for module learning packages. Interactive Scenario-based Learning Experience by ITE is now available for download and viewing at SEA-VET.net.
Participants of the Training of Multipliers: Innovative Teaching and Learning for Industrial Changes due to Industry 4.0, 5 August, 2019
Public Group | Require Approval to Join
A community created from the first Training of Multipliers, following the theme “Innovative Teaching and Learning for Industrial Changes due to Industry 4.0” by RECOTVET, SEAMEO VOCTECH, and international and regional experts. Formed with aim to build competencies of multipliers on innovative technical knowledge and skills and didactical principles on Industry 4.0 and Digitalisation, the community is now an open space for you to engage and actively discuss with regional TVET delegates on how to best meet the needs of the new technological era.