Minister of Education Conducted Working Visit to Berlin, Germany

Feb 2, 2019


Berlin, Germany, 31 January 2019 to 1 February 2019 - The Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman met up with His Excellency Dr. Georg Schütte, the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), at BMBF Berlin Office in Germany.

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Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of Education with His Excellency Dr Georg Schütte, the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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The Minister of Education interacting with one of the students undergoing apprenticeship in the German Dual TVET system 


The discussion focused on areas related to education and possible bilateral collaborations were also explored in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) particularly on automotive technology and IT. Both parties shared keen interest towards the 4th Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) and how it impacts the curriculum in preparing innovative workforce to meet global demands and job markets in the future.

Also present during the meeting were key representatives from iMOVE and the German Office for International Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training (GOVET) at Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB).

 

As part of the working visit, the Minister and delegation visited a number of TVET institutions, industry training centres, and the Chamber of Crafts in Berlin to observe best training practices and apprenticeship in the German Dual TVET system.


Accompanying the Minister of Education during the working visit was Puan Yang Terutama Datin Paduka Hajah Rakiah bin Abd Lamit, the Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Federal Republic of Germany. Also attending was Yang Mulia Dr Chin Wei Keh, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of Education and officers from Ministry of Education and Brunei Embassy in Germany.


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BERLINRepublik Persekutuan Jerman, 31 Januari 2019 to 1 Februari 2019 – Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Menteri Pendidikan, telah membuat perjumpaan dengan Tuan Yang Terutama Dr Georg Schütte, Setiausaha Negara, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Penyelidikan Republik Persekutuan Jerman(BMBF) di Pejabat BMBF Berlin, Republik Persekutuan Jerman.


Dalam perjumpaan tersebut, kedua pihak telah membincangkan mengenai peluang kerjasama dua hala dalam bidang Pendidikan Teknikal dan Vokasional terutama dalam sektor teknologi automotif dan IT. Revolusi Industri 4.0 (IR 4.0) juga menjadi tumpuan semasa perbincangan tersebut terutama dalam menangani kesannya terhadap kurikulum dan bidang pekerjaan masa hadapan.


Turut hadir dalam sesi perjumpaan tersebut adalah perwakilan daripada iMOVE dan German Office for International Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training (GOVET) di Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB).

 

Yang Berhormat Menteri Pendidikan serta rombongan juga turut mengadakan lawatan ke institusi TVET, pusat latihan industri dan Chambers of Crafts di Berlin bagi meneroka kaedah-kaedah terbaik dalam bidang latihan dan perantisan mengikut perspektif sistem TVET “Dual” Jerman.


Mengiringi Yang Berhormat Menteri Pendidikan semasa lawatan kerja adalah Puan Yang Terutama Datin Paduka Hajah Rakiah bin Abd Lamit, Duta Besar Istimewa dan Mutlak Negara Brunei Darussalam ke Republik Persekutuan JermanTurut hadir ialah Yang Mulia Dr Chin Wei Keh, Timbalan Setiausaha Tetap (Pengajian Tinggi), Kementerian Pendidikan dan pegawai-pegawai dari Kementerian Pendidikan dan Suruhanjaya Tinggi Negara Brunei Darussalam di Republik Persekutuan Jerman.