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2006 China Vocational Education & Training Conference


May 18, 2006


Please see conference presentations under sections "Setting the Scene" and "Closing Remarks."

 

9:00-9:50am Welcoming Remarks:
Dong LIU, Deputy Country Manager & Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Mr. Xuedong DING, Director General, Department of Education, Science and Culture, Ministry of Finance

Mr. Zhanshan LIU, Deputy Director General, Department of Education and Adult Education, Ministry of Education
9:50-10:10am Setting the Scene:
Importance of TVET for China’s Lifelong Learning System

Ronald Perkinson
(Principal Education Specialist, IFC)
"The Continuum Towards a Modern TVET System - Introduction & Overview" [ppt]
10:10-10.45am Morning break
10:45-12:00pm Panel Discussion:
Country Education & VET Systems

Chair:
Ronald Perkinson
(Principal Education Specialist, IFC)

Panel:
Johan van Rens,
(Former Director General of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop); Consultant for SweDevelop, Sweden)

Virginia Simmons,
(Chief Executive Officer, Chisholm Institute, Victoria, Australia)

Dr. Kent Farnsworth,
(Director, East-West Community College Partnership, USA)
12:00-1:20pm Lunch
1:05-2:50pm A Public Private Partnership – The China Health Sector:
“Blending Vocational Education with Academic Education”
Ying Shea
(Chinan Ltd, Beijing)

China Electricity Council & Financial Services Institute of Australasia:
Virginia Simmons,
(Chief Executive Officer, Chisholm Institute, Victoria, Australia)

US Aviation & China Aviation & Tourism Industries:
Dr. Kent Farnsworth,
(Director, East-West Community College Partnership, USA)

Questions from Audience for Panel of Speakers
2:50-3:20pm Afternoon break
3:20-4:45pm Institution Cases:
Blue Sky University in Jiangxi Province
Fudan-Pacific Institute of Finance in Shanghai
Qingdao New Harbor Customs Clearance Institute
Asa Konigson (
Partner, SweDevelop, Sweden)
Zhao Shangwu,
(Consultant, SweDevelop, Sweden)

Institution Cases – Automotive Industry, Australia & China:
Toyota - an enterprise based provider
CQIPC - a public sector/foreign partnership
CIBT - a pubic sector/foreign partnership
Sue Polgar,
(Director, International and Enterprise Development, Chisholm Institute, Victoria, Australia.)

Conclusion:
Towards a Modern TVET System
Ronald Perkinson
(Principal Education Specialist, IFC)
4:35-4:45pm Closing Remarks:
Ronald Perkinson
(Principal Education Specialist, IFC)
"The Continuum Towards a Modern TVET System - Summary & Conclusions" [ppt]


 

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