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  • Welcome Remarks by Union Minister H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe

    The Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar was officially opened by the Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe on 13 June 2017 in presence of more than 250 distinguished guests from over 20 countries. H. E. U Kyaw Tint Swe commenced his speech with ascribing an utmost importance to the technical and vocational education and training for the development of every nation ...
  • Welcome Remarks

    The Welcome Remarks on the occasion of the opening of the Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar were delivered by Ms. Gisela Hammerschmidt, Regional Director of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Ms. Ayako Inagaki, Director of the Human and Social Development Division of the Southeast Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank and H ...
  • Conference Objectives and Introduction to Day 1

    Dr. Jeanette Burmester, Programme Director of the “Promotion of TVET Project” at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Myanmar together with her team implemented the 4th Regional TVET Conference in close cooperation with the TVET Department of the Myanmar Ministry of Education and the Asian Development Bank ...
  • Improving TVET – Priorities for Sustainable Growth in ASEAN

    The dialogue panel “Improving TVET – Priorities for Sustainable Growth in ASEAN” was moderated by Dr. Petra Mutlu, Director of the Regional Department Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH. It presented the 4th Regional TVET Conference in Myanmar as a continuation and logical conclusion of the three previous conferences ...
  • Launch of the Regional Knowledge Platform organized by SEAMEO VOCTECH

    The launch of the Regional Knowledge Platform was moderated by Mrs. Cynthia Noorhaizamdin Teacher Education Specialist cum Training & Professional Development.  Dr. Paryono, Deputy Director for Professional Affairs and Research Manager, SEAMEO-VOCTECH drew the attention of the audience to ...
  • Labor markets and skills in the digital era

    The session Labor markets and skills in the digital era was moderated by Ms. Ayako Inagaki, Director of Human and Social Development Division from the Southeast Asia Department, Asian Development Bank. Dr. Elisabetta Gentile, Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank, discussed what makes the fourth industrial revolution special in comparison to the previous ones, while presenting its three main features ...
  • Labor markets and skills in the digital era – parallel group sessions

    Labor markets and skills in the digital era – parallel group sessions After being introduced to this topic in the morning of the first day of the Regional TVET Conference in Myanmar, participants had the chance to participate in parallel group sessions and deepen their knowledge concerning the “digital topics” ...
  • Innovative Approaches to TVET

    Dr. Brajesh Panth, Technical Advisor (Education), Asian Development Bank, expressed his views on the topic “Improving TVET – Sustainable Growth in ASEAN”. He outlined the ADB’s vision for the development of the education sector, commented on the growing demand for TVET, touched upon the challenges and opportunities for TVET, skills ecosystem and a holistic approach towards shaping the education sector, as well as options for transforming TVET systems ...
  • Cultural Evening and Dinner

    The Cultural Evening and Dinner took place on 13 June 2017 in the Tingaha Hotel Grand Ball Room. The evening was opened by the welcome speeches of His Excellency Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Myanmar Minister of Education and Ms. Gisela Hammerschmidt, Director for Asia, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany ...
  • Better TVET Personnel for the 21st Century

    Moderated by a German journalist Mr. Bastian Hartig , the discussion about the TVET personnel for the 21st century was led by Prof. Dr. Wahid Bin Razzaly, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia, Dr. Jamisten Situmorang, Independent Information Systems Lecturer at Technical Education Development Center, Indonesia, Dr ...
  • Sustainable Employer Engagement in TVET

    This session was opened by the Keynote speaker, Deputy Minister of Education Mr. Win Maw Tun who shared his comments on the importance of the sustainable employer engagement in TVET in the Myanmar and regional context. The speech delivered by the Deputy Minister opened a discussion moderated by Ms. Naing Yee Mar, Deputy Head of Project “Promotion of TVET Project” Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Myanmar ...
  • Sustainable Employer Engagement in TVET - parallel group sessions

    The Sustainable Employer Engagement in TVET session offered an insightful introduction to three parallel working groups devoted to the same broad topic of the Sustainable Employer Engagement in TVET.    The topic of the first group session was “The role of the government in formulation of policies, regulations and administration in collaboration with the private sector”, which was discussed by Ms ...
  • Build4Skills

    The aim of the Build4Skills session organized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany was to present the Initiative of the Parliamentary State Secretary and the German ADB and IDB Governor Hans-Joachim Fuchtel: Integration of TVET components into infrastructure projects of development banks - “Build4Skills/Digital TVET Tender” ...
  • Closing Panel

    The closing panel was chaired by Ms. Kerstin Nagels, Head of Division, Economic and Social Development, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH. The participants of this concluding session were Mr. Win Maw Tun, Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Education, Myanmar, Dr. Shyamal Majumdar, Head of UNESCO-UNIVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Germany, Dr ...
  • Closing Statement

    The Parliamentary State Secretary to the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Mr. Thomas Silberhorn highlighted the beneficial character of close internal dynamics between creating employment opportunities on the one hand and the TVET sector on the other hand, while exemplifying the successful German dual school system that offers a combination of the vocational instruction with practical training at the workplace ...
  • Closing Speech

    The Union Minister for Education His Excellency Dr. Myo Thein Gyi expressed his appreciation of the successful organization and proceedings of the Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar. His Excellency presented steps that have been taken to improve TVET in Myanmar in cooperation with development partners, while emphasizing the importance of the National Education Strategic Plan 2016-2021 ...
  • Field Trip in Yangon

    The Field Trip in Yangon accompanied the Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar and took place on 15 June 2017. After successful proceedings of the Regional TVET Conference in Myanmar, Conference Participants flew to Yangon where the explored the rich cultural heritage of Myanmar, took part in the GTI Insein Ceremony, as well as visited Government Technical Institute Shwepyithar and Aung San Campus of Ywarma Government Technical High School ...
  • Press Conference on the Opening Day of the Regional TVET Conference in Myanmar

    The press conference on the Opening  Day of the Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar took place on 13 June 2017 in MICC-2, Nay Pyi Taw. Dr. Aye Myint, Director General of the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DTVET), Myanmar Ministry of Education, as well as Dr ...
  • Press Conference on the Closing Day of the Regional TVET Conference in Myanmar

    The  press conference organized on the Closing  Day of the Regional TVET Conference 2017 in Myanmar summarized the Conference proceedings and recommendations for future development of TVET sectors in the ASEAN region. Parliamentary State Secretary to the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Mr ...