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HKCAAVQ Chairman speaks at IABEE International Seminar on Quality of Engineers in Jakarta

13 Mar 2018

HKCAAVQ Chairman speaks at IABEE International Seminar on Quality of Engineers in Jakarta

Ir Dr Alex Chan, HKCAAVQ Chairman, was invited as one of the international speakers at the Indonesian Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (IABEE) International Seminar on Quality of Engineers in Jakarta, Indonesia on 13 March, 2018. The international seminar, which took place at JS Luwansa Hotel Jakarta, attracted around 200 government officials, professionals, and representatives from higher education institutions in the region and around the world. The Chairman of Institution of Engineers Indonesia (Persatuan Insinyur Indonesia, PII) Dr Hermanto Dardak delivered his keynote speech.  Guests also witnessed the ceremony of IABEE Inauguration and Accreditation Certificate Handover at this event.  The event was addressed by representatives of Minister, Economic Affairs, Embassy of Japan; Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia; and Ministry of Industry, Indonesia. On behalf of HKCAAVQ, Ir Dr Alex Chan, also the former Chair of International Professional Engineers Agreement (2014-2017), delivered a presentation titled “Education and Training in Hong Kong and the Region” during the panel discussion at the seminar. During the presentation, he introduced the education and training system in Hong Kong, gave an overview on the development and impact of the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF) as well as the national and international collaboration initiatives that enhance the recognition of HKQF internationally and facilitate referencing of qualifications between Hong Kong and other jurisdictions. At the end of his presentation, Dr Chan also highlighted the city’s recent development on vocational and professional education and training (VPET), and the growing prominence of VPET in the education and employment of the younger generation. For details of the seminar, please refer to the official website. Group photo featuring international speakers, higher education and industry representatives attending the International Seminar on Quality of Engineers in Jakarta on 13 March, 2018.  Photo featuring Ir Heru Dewanto (left), President-elect of Institution of Engineers Indonesia (Persatuan Insinyur Indonesia), and Ir Dr Alex Chan (right), Chairman of HKCAAVQ.

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