2023 AASVET President’s Greeting Remark

by Dr Seung-Il Na

With great pleasure and a sense of purpose, I extend a warm welcome to all of you at the International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Strategies in Dealing with TVET Transformation for Digital TVET Improvement. As the Chairman of this significant gathering, I am honored to preside over an event that aims to pave the way for advancing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the digital age.
In today’s rapidly evolving global landscape, characterized by transformative technological advancements, it has become paramount for TVET institutions to embrace change, adapt to the digital revolution, and foster a skilled workforce that thrives in the digital era. The theme of our conference, “Sustainable Innovative Strategies in Dealing with TVET Transformation for Digital TVET Improvement,” resonates deeply with the challenges and opportunities faced by educators, learners, policymakers, and industry leaders alike.
The pursuit of sustainability is not solely confined to environmental responsibility; it encompasses the sustainable development of human capital. Our shared goal is to equip the workforce with the necessary skills, competencies, and knowledge to tackle the challenges of the 21st-century economy while preserving our commitment to social equity and inclusivity.
Throughout this conference, we shall delve into a wide array of themes central to the successful transformation of TVET in the digital age. From integrating Industry 4.0 technologies into curricula to fostering digital entrepreneurship, from empowering educators with digital pedagogies to ensuring inclusivity in the digital realm – our discussions will lay the groundwork for innovative strategies that shall define the future of TVET.
We aspire to create an environment of collaboration, exchange, and enlightenment through engaging keynote presentations, enlightening panel discussions, and thought-provoking research presentations. This conference serves as a platform for scholars, practitioners, industry experts, and policymakers from all corners of the globe to share their insights, experiences, and best practices.
Together, we shall explore how public-private partnerships can synergize to shape effective policies, how digital skills can be imparted with efficiency and inclusivity, and how TVET can embrace sustainability and green principles to contribute to a greener, more sustainable future.
I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the organizing committee, speakers, sponsors, and all the participants for their unwavering commitment to advancing TVET and embracing digital transformation. Your collective expertise and dedication are the cornerstones of this conference’s success.
I am confident that the outcomes of our deliberations will ripple across borders and inspire a wave of positive change in TVET systems worldwide. Let us forge ahead with determination and enthusiasm, knowing that our efforts today will lay the groundwork for a brighter, more digitally empowered tomorrow.
We wish you all a fruitful and enriching conference experience!
Dr. Seung-Il Na




First Announcement and call for papers for AASVET 2023 Conference

30th August 2023

Deadline for abstract (500 to 600 words) submission

15th September to 08 October 2023

Notification of presentation acceptance

10 October 2023  

Deadline for full-paper (2,000 to 3,000 words) submission to be presentation

30 October 2023

AASVET 2023 Conference in Indonesia

08 - 10 November 2023

AASVET 2023 Conference Proceedings (E-Papers available)

December 2023


Last Payment

15 October 2023


1. Digital Transformation
  • Industry 4.0 and TVET Transformation: Exploring the integration of Industry 4.0 technologies and practices into TVET programs to enhance digital skills and prepare students for the future workforce.
  • Digital Skills for TVET Educators: Addressing the need for upskilling and reskilling TVET educators to teach digital skills and technologies effectively.
  • Innovative Assessment Methods in Digital TVET: Exploring novel approaches to assess digital skills and knowledge acquisition in TVET programs.
  • Industry 4.0 and TVET Transformation: Integration of Industry 4.0 technologies aims to foster innovation, enhance productivity, and create new opportunities for decent work and economic growth.
2. Digital Inclusion
  • Inclusion and Diversity in Digital TVET: Addressing the importance of promoting diversity and inclusivity in digital TVET to bridge gender and social gaps in technological fields.
  • Digital Skills for TVET Educators: Upskilling educators in digital skills ensures the quality and relevance of education, enabling them to teach technology-driven subjects effectively.
  • Addressing Challenges in Digital TVET Implementation: Identifying and finding solutions to barriers, such as infrastructure, access to technology, and internet connectivity, hindering the effective implementation of digital TVET.
3. Decent Work
  • Digital Entrepreneurship in TVET: Promoting entrepreneurship and fostering a culture of innovation among TVET graduates in the digital era.
  • Internationalization of Digital TVET: Sharing best practices and experiences of international cooperation and collaboration in digital TVET to enhance global competencies.
  • Future Trends in Digital TVET: Exploring emerging technologies and future trends that will shape the landscape of TVET and workforce development.
  • Policy and Funding Strategies for Digital TVET: Discussing effective policies and funding mechanisms to support the transformation and improvement of digital TVET.
4. ASEAN TVET institution Development face of Industry 4.0
  • Best practice TVET Institution face to Industry 4.0 in ASEAN countries
  • E-Learning and Blended Learning in TVET: Discussing the implementation of e-learning and blended learning approaches in TVET institutions to improve accessibility and flexibility for learners.

5. Green TVET
  • Sustainable Development and Green Skills in TVET: Integrating sustainable development principles and green skills into TVET programs to meet the demands of a changing job market focused on environmental consciousness.
  • Green Campus and Sustainable Management in TVET Institutions: Implementing sustainable practices on campus reduces the carbon footprint, waste generation, and energy consumption, aligning with efforts to combat climate change.

6. TVET Institutional Management 4.0
  • Public-Private Partnerships for Digital TVET
    • Examining successful collaborations between TVET institutions and industry partners to ensure the curriculum aligns with the digital economy's demands.
    • Collaboration with industries ensures that TVET programs are relevant to the digital economy's demands, promoting skills development and employability.
  • Policy and Funding Strategies for Digital TVET: Discussing effective policies and funding mechanisms to support the transformation and improvement of digital TVET


The 19th AASVET Conference is Going to be held in Indonesia

Procedure for paper submission.

Application for paper submission:

Type/Upload your abstract (500~600 words in English). We will accept abstracts until October02, 2023. Provide your name, affiliation, paper title, and topic scope (choose one of the 12 topics). 


Authors must be registered in the member list of the headquarters or the Preparatory Committee of the 19th AASVET Conference until November 01, 2023

Abstract review:

The review will be conducted by several members in October. Authors may be requested to revise or withdraw their papers through the review. In the case of many applications, we may limit the number of papers, considering the balance of each country. 

Final full paper:

Submit your full and final paper for submission by October 25, 2023. 4-6 pages (2,000-3,000 words) on A4 size paper. The electronic special volume will be uploaded in mid-December 2023. We will consider it as an official publication. Members from every country can download this volume.