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Talk of The Week: ASEAN, Switzerland to boost cooperation on TVET

Jakarta   /   Fri, March 9 2018   /  12:38 am

ASEAN.orgSwitzerland, a small but prosperous country in Central Europe, is ready to work with all ASEAN countries, including Indonesia, in the field of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), a senior Swiss official has said.“It is in our long tradition that TVET is perceived as a means for poverty alleviation, integration and is meant for economic development. What is unique about Switzerland’s TVET system is that the private sector plays such a crucial role. I sincerely hope that this workshop will be the first step for a closer collaboration with ASEAN, and that we will be able to generate common ideas for joint actions in the field of TVET.” Tim Enderlin, Director of Cooperation for Laos and the Mekong Region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam).He was referring to the recently held workshop called the ASEAN-Switzerland Consultation Workshop on Technical Vocational Educatio...