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Sino-German Forum on Vocational Education Cooperation held in Beijing

Publish Date: 2017-05-27 | Visits: 275

The Sino-German Forum on Vocational Education Cooperation was held in Beijing on May 24, 2017. Mme. Liu Yandong, Vice Premier of China addressed the Forum. Mr. Udo Michallik, Secretary General of the Conference of the Ministers of Education and Culture of Germany, and Prof. Ursula Männle, President of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation, made keynote speeches. Six pairs of speakers shared case studies and best practices on bilateral collaboration in the vocational and technical education and training sector.

Recommendations were raised to further expand the scope, deepen the content and improve the quality of Sino-German vocational education cooperation, in order to meet the demands of “China Manufacturing 2025” and “Industry 4.0”.

The forum was co-organized by the China Education Association for International Exchange, the Central Institute for Vocational and Technical Education and the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation. Nearly 200 representatives from both countries attended the event.

(by Department of TVET Programs and Professional Training)

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