ASEM strengthens education & training cooperation

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) about innovation education and human resources building for durable development was yesterday afternoon closed in Hue city after two working days.

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha speaks at the closing ceremony of ASEM

180 participants and experts from 53 members of ASEM forum, international and regional organizations as UNESCO, creative and start-up forum exchanged experiences and discussed the contents related to role of education and human resources in the 21st century for sustainable development target; chances, challenges and experience lessons and reality in development of creative education and high quality human resources in Asia and Europe; strengthening Asia- Europe cooperation in the fields of innovation education and human resources to build a durable development…

Speaking at the closing ceremony, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha said that the conference focused on some basic contents about education and training to multi-function human development, promoting close cooperation among relevant parties in the development of education and training programs in combination with integration of necessary skills at all level and training level in a context of international integration; narrowing distance about innovation education and human resources development among ASEM members;  strengthening education and information technology application in innovation education; diversifying forms of linking and cooperation, boosting public-private cooperation, innovation and technology transformation in education and training, development  and implement of 21st Century ASEM Skills Agenda; and setting up a network to share information on education and human resources development in the 21st century.

The minister stressed that each member of ASEM needs to make more efforts and has innovations in performing processes.

The meeting completed targets, contents, programs and summary reports as important basic contents to prepare for ASEM Education Ministers' Meeting (ASEM ME6) in Seoul, South Korea in November 2017, the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM13) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in November 20, and the 12th ASEM Summit in Brussels, Belgium in 2018.

By VAN THANG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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