China News Service, Nanning, May 8 (Reporter Lin Hao) Yao Yuanzhong, Principal of Guangxi Overseas Chinese School, introduced on May 8 that in order to deepen China-ASEAN vocational education cooperation and exchanges in the new era, help build a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future , the China-ASEAN "Chinese + Vocational Skills" High-Quality Development Forum will be held on May 12 in a combination of online and offline.

  The event was supported by the United Front Work Department of the Party Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Guangxi Department of Education, hosted by the China-ASEAN Vocational Education Research Center, and undertaken by Guangxi Overseas Chinese School.

Representatives from relevant local governments and educational institutions in China and ASEAN, overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese groups, Chinese schools, Chinese education institutions and relevant institutions will gather in the "cloud" to promote a closer construction with "New Era, New Ideas, New Prospects" The theme of "China-ASEAN Vocational Education Community" is to carry out in-depth exchanges and discussions.

  Yao Yuanzhong said that since the establishment of this forum, it has received extensive response and participation from all walks of life. Wang Yi, executive deputy director and secretary-general doctoral supervisor of China-ASEAN Vocational Education Research Center, Shao Yi, dean of the School of Chinese Language and Culture of Jinan University, and people from Thailand Experts and scholars from well-known domestic and foreign universities such as Peking University and Vietnam Haiphong University will focus on "China-ASEAN 'Chinese + Vocational Education' in the RCEP Background: Changes and Vision" and "Develop a New Path for 'Chinese + Vocational Skills' International Cooperation" High-level speeches, keynote speeches and special forums were held on the three topics of "Integrated Development of Vocational Skills and International Chinese Education".

  Yao Yuanzhong also said that the forum will issue an initiative to establish a China-ASEAN Chinese + Vocational Education Alliance.

  It is reported that Guangxi is one of the key hometowns of overseas Chinese in China, with more than 3 million overseas compatriots from Guangxi, most of whom live in Southeast Asia. The needs of people from all over the world to learn Chinese and understand China are increasing day by day. More and more young people are optimistic about the opportunities in China, and want to learn Chinese and master vocational skills, which has created the demand for "Chinese + vocational skills" education.

  Yao Yuanzhong said that this forum will make contributions to enhancing the global adaptability of the "Chinese + vocational skills" education model, enhancing the overall international influence of Chinese education brands, assisting China-ASEAN economic and social development, and promoting people-to-people bonds between China and foreign countries.