The launch ceremony of the UNESCO Chair on Digitalization in TVET was held on March 16, 2023, at Shenzhen Polytechnic in China. The ceremony aimed to officially announce the launch of the new Chair, consolidate partnerships with more private sectors, and establish a TVET community with a shared future of digital transformation.
More than 150 representatives and experts from governments, international organizations, TVET institutions, private sectors, and NGOs were invited to attend the ceremony onsite. Around 1,150 online participants from around the world were also attracted to the ceremony live webcast.
The proceedings document compiles speeches and insights from officers, experts, and other stakeholders in the TVET community. It offers reflections on the past, presents expectations, and includes significant instructions, with the expectation that it will serve as a valuable guide for the further development of the new Chair.