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China-ASEAN Vocational Education Forum and Exhibition of Successful Cooperation Programs was Successfully Held in Guiyang

Publish Date: 2018-08-03 | Visits: 4175

July 26, 2018, Guiyang – China-ASEAN Vocational Education Forum and Exhibition of Successful Cooperation Programs took place during the 11th China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week. The event was co-organized by China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), ASEAN-China Center, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization and Department of Education of Zhejiang Province and co-hosted by Higher Vocational Colleges Committee of Zhejiang Provincial Education Association for International Exchange and Guizhou Vocational and Technical College of Water Resources and Hydropower. The attendees are over 350 representatives from China-ASEAN governments, colleges and universities, industries and enterprises. 

The opening ceremony was chaired by Mr. Zong Wa, Deputy Secretary-General of CEAIE. Mr. Wei Guonan, Vice Governor of Guizhou Provincial People’s Government, delivered a welcome speech. Dr. Gatot Hari Priowirjanto, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat, Mr. Chen Dehai, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre, Mdm. Jiang Qin, Minister Counselor of the Mission of China to ASEAN China and Mr. Fang Jun, Deputy Director-General of Department of International Cooperation & Exchange of Chinese Ministry of Education attended the meeting and gave remarks respectively. A keynote speech on Collaboration & Win-Win Situation: A New Future of Zhejiang-ASEAN Vocational Education was delivered by Mr. Yu Yongming, Deputy Director General of Zhejiang Provincial Department of Education.

An awarding ceremony for the 20 selected programs has been witnessed and in the meantime the Exhibition of Successful Cooperative Programs kicked off during the meeting. Representatives from both China and other ASEAN countries shared their insights in the form of panel discussion on transnational education, talent training, integration of enterprises with vocational colleges and universities and mobility of students and teachers, where the cooperation models were showcased and best practices were shared. 

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