By Leanne Jorari – EMTV News, Port Moresby
As part of the greater discussion on Human Resource Development, member economies discussed specifically Education and the need to prioritise the sector.
According to Co-Chair of the working group, heavy emphasis is placed on cross-border education, strengthening quality assurance and training of human capital.
Education is considered a pillar of society and a major priority for APEC-member economies.
For this reason, a working group gathered today to discuss challenges and shared experiences between APEC member economies. The 2-day meeting which started on February 27 saw discussions around general education and higher education.
Papua New Guinea has three main priorities to address at the meeting, cross-border education, strengthening quality assurance system and training of human capital.
Keeping with the theme of APEC 2018, the APEC Human Resources Development Working Group also discussed the impacts and benefits of the digital age on human capital development.