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CE opens education conference

June 16, 2017
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Skills showcase:  Chief Executive CY Leung (left) attends the WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition & Carnival 2017.

Chief Executive CY Leung opened an international conference on vocational and professional education and training today.


Organised by the Education Bureau and the Vocational Training Council, the two-day event is being attended by more than 500 government officials as well as education policymakers and practitioners from around the world. 


Secretary for Education Eddie Ng gave a talk on how the Government boosts young people's employability and encourages working people to pursue continuous education.


Also opening today is the WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition & Carnival 2017.


It is the largest skills event in the city, with young contestants from 15 countries and regions showcasing their expertise in 12 categories of the competition.

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