by Dr. Thomas Schroeder

UNESCO Bangkok and the Ministry of Education from Malaysia jointly organised an ASIA-Pacific Conference on Education and Training from the 3rd to the 5th of August 2015 in Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia. More than 650 high-ranking officials: Secretaries of State, Ministers and Directors General of Education, policy Advisors and Directors from Malaysia, various member countries and international observers participated in the event.

The conference closed with a statement of the Kuala Lumpur Declaration. The forward plan is to follow up with a 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Education and Training in 2018.

The Regional Association for Vocational Teacher Education in Asia (RAVTE) was invited by UNESCO to organize a panel on “TVET Networks – How International and Regional Networks can contribute to the Development of National TVET Systems (RAVTE)”. The panel discussion was well received by members in attendance.

For more information on ACET including resource materials, please visit the following websites: UNESCO Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Declaration


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