2018 International Symposium on Vocational Education-Plenary Session

Theme:Integration, cooperation and development
Time:  October 19 13:30-19 17:00,2018
Room:309A

Vocational education plays a vital role in training high skilled human resources to meet the needs of industries. Countries around the world are actively looking at more efficient ways to develop vocational education and training. At present, China is in an important period of strategic opportunity for development. It is making efforts to cultivate more highly skilled workers to meet the needs in upgrading its manufacturing sector and promoting its economic development.

 

The 2018 International Symposium on Vocational Education will bring together government officials, college leaders and industry representatives from various countries to share new ideas and best practices on vocational education and training and discuss how to better collaborate for future growth and development. The forum will seek ways to promote international cooperation and innovation in 2035 vocational education modernization plan.

 

Agenda October 19, 2018

Time Content Theme
13:30 --13:35 Opening Ceremony Opening Remarks
Name
Topic
Organization
Position
Wu Xuemin
 
Nanjing Institute of Industry Technology and Executive Director
Vocational Education Committee of CEAIE
Representative from China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13:35 --14:10 Signing Ceremony Signing & Awarding Ceremony
14:10 --15:00 Keynote Speech Keynote Speech

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name
Topic
Organization
Position
Representative from Department of Vocational and Adult Education, Ministry of Education, P. R. China
 
 
 
Mr. Craig Robertson
 
CEO, TAFE Directors Australia (TDA)
Chair, WFCP
Ms. Denise Amyot
 
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
President/CEO
 
 
 
 
Prof. Ding Jinchang
 
Zhejiang Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
President
15:00 --15:30 Tea Break Tea Break
15:30 --16:50 Keynote Speech Keynote Speech

 

 

 

 

 


Name
Topic
Organization
Position
Dr. Sandra Krebsbach
 
American Technical Education Association
Executive Director
Prof. Cheng Shixing
 
Wuhan Railway Vocational College of Technology
President
Mr. Jonathan Ledger
 
Department for International Trade, UK
Specialist, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Education Team
Prof. Li Da
 
Qingdao Vocational and Technical College of Hotel Management
Chair of College Council
Dr. Doung Vuth
 
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Technical Education Development
Director
16:50 --17:00 Summary Concluding Remarks