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Title: Keynote speeches
Authors: International Vocational Education and Training Association
Vocational Training Council (Hong Kong)
Issue Date: Aug-2000
Publisher: Hong Kong : Vocational Training Council ; IVETA
Abstract: This document contains the six of the seven keynote speeches from an international conference on vocational education and training (VET) for lifelong learning in the information era. "IVETA (International Vocational Education and Training Association) 2000 Conference 6-9 August 2000" (K.Y. Yeung) discusses the objectives and activities of Hong Kong's Vocational Training Council, which is Hong Kong's major provider of VET. "Reform and Development of Tertiary Vocational Education in China" (Binglin Zhong) summarizes the current situation regarding tertiary VET in China, lists its motivations and main characteristics, and outlines the policies and measures being implemented by the Chinese government in preparation for VET's continued development. "Managing Changes in the Information Technology and Telecommunications (IT&T) Industry--The Challenge for Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) Leaders" (Heather Crawford) identifies the six most pertinent changes to the IT&T sector and considers their impact on VET providers. "Global Implications of Education's Potential for Stimulating Economic Development" (David H. Monk) describes past and future contributions of education to economic growth and development with an emphasis on VET's potential unique role. "ICT (Information and Communications Technology)-Supported Development of Competent Skilled Workers and Professionals" (Johanna Lasonen) focuses on the function of and preconditions for applying information technology in the context of education and training in Finland and elsewhere. "Whither Vocational Education?" (Lee Ngok) explains VET's place in Hong Kong's current and future education systems. Two papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Description: 51 p. ; computer optical disc : 4 3/4 in.
In: Vocational education and training for life long learning in the information era. IVETA [International Vocational Education and Training Association] Conference Proceedings (Hong Kong, China, August 6-9, 2000)
Keywords: Adult learning
Economic development
Education work relationship
Educational administration
Educational change
Educational needs
Educational policy
Educational practices
Educational research
Educational technology
Educational trends
Foreign countries
Information technology
Job training
Labor force development
Lifelong learning
National programs
Needs assessment
Policy formation
Postsecondary education
Program development
Role of education
Secondary education
Strategic planning
Technological advancement
Trend analysis
Vocational education
Subjects: IVETA 2000
Vocational education -- Congresses
Technical education -- Congresses
Type: Conference Paper
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