ILO/China Partnership Project

Bilateral workshops of TVETs between Baoshan Technician College of China and Vetsaphong Skill Development & Testing Center of Lao PDR

Baoshan Technician College of China, Vetsaphong Skill Development & Testing Center of Lao PDR and ILO-China Partnership Programme, jointly organized a workshop on TVET Institutional Development, via zoom on 11 January 2022. A total of 25 representatives from Baoshan Technician College, Vetsaphong Skill Development & Testing Center, social security offices, Labour protection agencies, Skills Development and Employment Office of Labour and Social Welfare Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security of China attended the workshop.

Both TVETs made knowledge sharing presentations and discussions on students and trainees enrolment, modalities of school-enterprise partnership for skills training. Participants highlighted the need of cooperation on curriculum development, capacity building for trainers and teachers, exchange knowledge and exchange teachers and trainees. Besides that, partners also shared their experience on collaboration with private sector companies to facilitate trainees’ transition towards quality apprenticeship and internship. The TVET partners demonstrate their commitment for continued cooperation. This workshop is a follow-up event to the Skills Development Network through South-South Cooperation initiative, which was inaugurated in November 2021.