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ASEAN Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) showcase

22 - 26 February 2021

4-4.30pm Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia

3-3.30pm Indonesia

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Join this series of webinars and learn from UK skills providers in ASEAN as they share case studies of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) successes during a pandemic.

Working closely with employers, government and key stakeholders and using innovative technologies and pedagogies, these providers are delivering high quality industry demanded skills for the workplace - to the benefit of ASEAN's economy.

At the end of the week, all participants will be given free access to a 12-week e-learning bootcamp programme aimed at developing digital skills.

Additionally, you’ll be given free access to an innovative online Industry 4.0 skills certificated programme containing huge learning resources, including over 300 video clips.

These free daily webinars are available free of charge to everyone, including:

  • Governments, ministries and their agencies
  • Donor organisations
  • NGOs and other key stakeholders
  • Private or public training providers and educational institutions
  • Students
  • Workplace managers and employers.


Date UK Skills Provider Webinar Summary
Monday 22 February

Jason Holt CBE, Co-founder and CEO of MK Digital Learning 




Victoria Horrox, Head of East Asia at City and Guilds

A case study of using Virtual Environment scenarios to deploy vital skills training and assessment to sectors like nursing and electrical. MKDL will show how these immersive and interactive experiences provide a vehicle for transfer of knowledge and instillment of best practice processes across a range of subject areas whilst allowing learners to train in a safe environment from any location.




A case study showcasing achievements for student Eddie Leong Chun from C&G’s culinary schools in ASEAN: Cilantro Culinary Academy, Berjaya TVET College & Academy of Pastry Arts.

Tuesday 23 February

Neil Robertson, CEO of National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR)  


Eric Couturier, Deputy Head of Catering, Hospitality and Food Manufacturing at Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) 

How NSAR are using innovation to involve employers in developing workplace skills in engineering, manufacturing and infrastructure for new entrants and mature workers.




CAVC apprentice wins Best Dessert category representing Wales at Young Chef Olympiad in India in Jan 2020.

Wednesday 24 February

Ranjith Sankaranarayanan, International Programmes Project Manager at City of Glasgow College 


Tristan Kemp, Head of Commercial at ECITB Global

The City of Glasgow College are working closely with remote students to build confidence and soft skills, whilst at the same time delivering industry based technical skills.




ECITB and Petrotekno Technical School, Indonesian Ministry for Education, National Agency for Professional Certification partnership, delivering over 700 graduates.

Thursday 25 February

Phil Beach, CEO of Energy & Utility Skills 




Tim Dawkins, Senior Business Development Manager ASEAN Region for NOCN Awarding Organisation 

Energy and Utility Skills’ partnership with utility companies to produce skills standards and curriculum delivered via e-learning resulting in workers registering on the National Water Hygiene scheme and providing lifelong learning on tap.



NOCNs Oil & Gas expertise, working with Wild Geese Group and Sabah Skills and Technical Centre in Malaysia, demonstrating how TVET qualifications are enabling students to take advantage of employment opportunities.

Friday 26 February

Anya Yerokhina and Phil Myers from the international team at Pearson Plc



Jane Rexworthy, International Director at People1st International

Outline of Pearson’s partnership with the UK and Thai Governments and key stakeholders to implement BTEC qualifications across Thailand and how this provides key opportunities for students from all backgrounds to develop workplace skills in a changing environment.



People1st’s partnership with the Philippine Constructors Association Inc. to develop and quality assure a supervisory construction workers management training programme - transforming the Philippines’ booming construction industry.

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