Faced with unprecedented challenges related to coronavirus (COVID-19), we will deliver the VPET International Conference as a digital experience. Our VPET advocates from both the academia and industry will be connected in the cyberspace. Please register for free access to this first of its kind VPET digital event.
SKILLING FOR THE FUTURE
The Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) International Conference 2020 is a worldwide gathering for VPET leaders, policymakers, academics, industry representatives and practitioners. Themed "Skilling for the Future", the Conference will address prominent issues in VPET head on, share best practices and tactics for advancing VPET and skills development for a new era.
- Applied Education & Future Skills in the Digital Era
- Why Workplace Training Counts
- Skills Change Lives – Fostering Talent at Young Age
- Are Digital Skills Enough for Workplace
Six Seismic Shifts in VPET
Applied Education & Future Skills in The Digital Era
Professor Christina Hong
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong,
Vocational Training Council,
Dr. Sean Gallagher
Centre for the New Workforce,
Swinburne University of Technology,
Why Workplace Training Counts
Mr. Eric Pang Yiu Hung, JP
and Mechanical Services,
Electrical & Mechanical Services Department,
The Government of the HKSAR
Skills Change Lives - Fostering Talent at Young Age
Ms. Grace Suh
Education, Corporate Social Responsibility,
United States of America
AI, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity…
Are Digital Skills Enough for Workplace?
Reflection Session: Who's driving VPET 2020 and beyond?
To be the leading provider of vocational and professional education and training in the region.
- To provide a valued choice to school leavers and working adults to acquire values, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and enhanced employability.
- To provide valued supports to industries for their manpower development.
Opportunities • Action • Success
Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational and professional education and training provider in Hong Kong. VTC provides valuable credentials for some 200,000 students each year through a full range of pre-employment and in-service programmes with internationally recognised qualifications.
VTC draws strength from the number of Member Institutions, breadth of programmes and variety of accredited qualifications to provide a new world of OPPORTUNITIES to learners of all ages and abilities. Championing a teaching and learning approach that is practical, hands-on and outcome-based, our ultimate aim does not only centre on the acquisition of knowledge and skills, but equally on ACTION itself.
Our "think and do" approach cultivates the passions for learning while imparting the necessary skills and know-how for SUCCESS.