Today, Singapore, 27 April 2017 - Career coaches and industry mentors, among others, to take part in initiative.
Bangkok Post (online), 24 April 2017 - The poor quality of education in Indonesia is constraining its growth and continues to a matter of concern, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The Jakarta Post, Semarang, Central Java, 22 April 2017 - Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy praised the Industry Ministry’s initiative of launching a vocational education program for Central Java and Yogyakarta, saying it showed the latter’s responsiveness in tackling the challenges of increased global competition.
New Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur, 18 April 2017 - Malaysia made it into the top 30 rankings of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017. At the 28th position, it edged out many high-income countries such as South Korea (29th), Portugal (31st), Spain (35th), and Italy (40th).
Asian Development Blog (online), 17 April 2017 - by Guntur Sugiarto. To stay competitive, countries need to attract global talent. To do this, talent must be able to relocate when and where needed. Among other factors, global demographic and economic imbalances further strengthen the case for skills mobility including to facilitate the movement of professionals across countries where their skills are needed.
ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, 12 April 2017 - A Special Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED) focusing on Higher Education in ASEAN was organised on 10 April in Jakarta.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 11 April 2017 - Two of the country’s top engineering institutions, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Technology – NIT, earlier known as Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs), will now audit the quality standards of technical training and other infrastructure of industrial training institutes (ITIs) in their respective states.
malaymail online, Putrajaya, 8 April 2017 - The Malaysian Youth Council (MYC) is targeting for some 10,000 youth dropouts to be enrolled for technical and vocational education training (TVET) programmes in future.
VietnamNet Bridge (online), 7 April 2017 - The Genral Directorate of Vocational Training and Denso Vietnam Co. Ltd on April 7 signed a memorandum of understanding on training contestants for the upcoming 44th WorldSkills Competition.
ShanghaiDaily.com (online), 5 April 2017 - A validation team from WorldSkills International, a global organization that promotes vocational training, recently visited Shanghai to view the city’s efforts in vocational education and training.
Rappler, Manila, 4 April 2017 - Training Filipino workers would help them benefit from ASEAN's mutual recognition agreement that allows free flow of labor in the region.
VietNamNet Bridge (online), 3 April 2017 - Many graduates with bachelor’s are attending vocational schools because they have been unable to find jobs.
ILO News, Viet Nam, 3 April 2017 - An International Labour Organization programme benefits both businesses and workers through training that improves productivity and working conditions in Viet Nam.
OECD Blog (online), 30 March 2017 - By Glenda Quintini. Information and communication technologies (ICT) are changing profoundly the skill profile of jobs.
ASEAN, Jakarta, 29 March 2017 - On 29-30 March 2017, the ASEAN Secretariat together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für lnternationale Zusammenarbeit (GlZ) – on behalf of the German Government, are co-hosting the 5th Regional Policy Dialogue on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to highlight “Current Trends and Initiatives to Advance TVET in ASEAN” at Hotel Gran Mahakam, Jakarta.
GIV News, Jakarta, 27 March 2017 - Without proper skills and certification, Indonesian workers will fail to compete against those from other countries amidst the ASEAN Economic Community.
Khmer Times (online), 27 March 2017 - Automotive industry players have urged Cambodia to improve vocational training so the national workforce is ready and able to take up growing manufacturing opportunities.
UNESCO Bangkok (online), 24 March 2017 - As the ‘ICT for Education: Mobile Broadband in Myanmar’ conference is set to get underway in Yangon, a look back at 18 months of UNESCO and partners’ groundbreaking initiative.
VietnamNet Bridge (online), 23 March 2017 - the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) aims to give vocational training to 5.5 million rural labourers in the 2016-2020 period, with 1.4 million to be trained in agriculture and the remaining in other occupations.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, 20 March 2017 - The Industry Ministry has earmarked Rp 650 billion (US$48.6 million) for various vocational training programs as part of its efforts to address a shortage of skilled labor in the manufacturing sector.