Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), in collaboration with The Education University of Hong Kong (EduHK), organized an exposure visit program in Hong Kong from July 15 – 19, 2017 for nineteen (19) Nepal government officials. Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane, CPSC Director General and Dr. Margarita Pavlova, Director of UNEVOC Centre (Hong Kong) and EduHK Associate Professor headed the organization and coordination for this program.
The participants came from various agencies in Nepal such as the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, National Planning Commission, various technical schools, and Skills Development Project Officials.
The delegation visited various TVET institutions in Hong Kong which included The Education University Hong Kong, Vocational Training Center, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong College of Technology, and Hong Kong Community College.
The exposure visit program was a component of the ADB Skills Development Project with the main aim of implementing key aspects of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), initiate strategic reforms to improve overall management and performance of the TVET system, and improve the quality and relevance of trainings in Nepal. It is hoped that insights and learnings from this program will be incorporated or applied in the context of Nepal.