The following participants are invited to join the trip: HE Laov Him, Director General of Directorate General of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DGTVET), Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training; Mr. Hay Hun Leng, Deputy Director General, National Employment Agency; Mr.Try Chhiv, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Tourism; Ms. Eng Sopheap, Treasurer, Cambodia Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA); HE Mean Sreyno, Under-secretary of State, Ministry of Women’s affairs; HE Cheak Mengheang Vice-governor, Kratie Province; HE Nhem Sary, Vice-governor, Stung Treng Province; and HE Kousum Bunsoeuth, Vice-governor, Preah Vihear Province. Representatives of SDC, CDRI and Swisscontact will accompany the group.
The Cambodian delegation will be joined in Zurich by delegations from Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Nepal, Burundi, Rwanda, Albania, Bolivia, Indonesia and Mongolia. Swisscontact will host an information-packed day during which the participants will be able to learn more about the Swiss Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system as well as gain knowledge about Swisscontact’s longstanding and current global engagement in vocational skills development. In collaboration with SDC and the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), exposure visits to training providers and companies will be offered, so the participants have the opportunity to see how the system works in practice.
In the second part of the study tour, the technical experts part of the Cambodian delegation will attend the Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) Conference in Winterthur from 6-8 June 2018, while the other guests will visit the capital city Bern and its surroundings while having the opportunity to learn more about vocational training in the agriculture and construction sectors and to understand how youth with special needs are integrated into the labour market.