Fook Yen Chong

Senior social sector specialist Asian Development Bank

Fook Yen, Chong is a senior social sector specialist (skill development) working in the Asian Development Bank. He has more than 25 years of work experience in Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET). In ADB, he manages and supports TVET/Higher Education projects in India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Cambodia, and Indonesia.

Prior to joining ADB, he worked in various multilateral and bi-lateral organizations such as GIZ (German Corporation for International Cooperation), the World Bank Group, Institute of Technical Education-Singapore, and Rwanda Workforce Development Authority. He contributed extensively to improving TVET in different part of the world in countries such as Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Mongolia, Pakistan, Malawi, Tanzania, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, China, and India.

As a practitioner in TVET, his expertise includes TVET strategic planning, training facility infrastructure planning and design, TVET curriculum design and development, TVET training equipment requirement, and TVET teachers’ training. He has co-authored two publications on Training Facility Norms and Standard Training Equipment Lists for Precision Engineering and Mechatronic Technology trades. His latest pursue is in developing and deploying Mixed Reality (MR) training content for skill training, and accelerating TVET institutions capability in developing fourth industrial revolution expertise. He also has a strong interest in exploring how investing in innovations and technologies can drive economic growth in developing countries.


Leadership Summit Agenda Sessions

Bett Asia Partner Event: Expert Forum – opportunities and risks for EdTech in Southeast Asia (TIESEA

Discover how the Technology-enabled Innovation in Education in Southeast Asia (TIESEA) project is working to break the mould for EdTech interventions in education systems in the region.

Tuesday 11 October 14:00 - 17:00 Breakout Session (London Rooms)

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Add to calendar 10/11/2022 14:00 10/11/2022 17:00 Bett Asia Partner Event: Expert Forum – opportunities and risks for EdTech in Southeast Asia (TIESEA

Discover how the Technology-enabled Innovation in Education in Southeast Asia (TIESEA) project is working to break the mould for EdTech interventions in education systems in the region.

Breakout Session (London Rooms) Asia/Shanghai

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