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[ News ]  The 2nd International Congress on VPET - 2016-06-20
Switzerland is famous for its dual VET system, regulated by federal laws and managed through a solid partnership with the private sector.  This system contributes to the reduction of skills mismatch and youth unemployment rate.  
It was the above reason that the biennial International Congress on Vocational and Professional Vocational and Professional Education and Training, held from 20 – 22 June 2016 in Winterthur, Switzerland attracted some 400 participants from over 80 countries around the world.  The 6-person VTC delegation, led by Professor David Lim and comprising colleagues from various disciplines, was also among them.  
The second edition of the Congress offered a platform for learning and sharing among the participants.  Highlights of the event included numerous excellent speeches by renowned government officials, scholars, industrialist and apprentices as well as visits to Swiss training companies and commercial schools.
More about this event, including presentations and photos, can be found in this website:

Winterthur City Centre Tour

Beginning of the Congress

Introduction by apprentice during industrial visit

One of the speakers, Prof Ursula Renold

Professor Lim and THEi colleagues taken outside Theatre Winterthur