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ERIC Number: ED446243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-6
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Keynote Speeches.
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; China; Finland; Hong Kong; United States