The education sector is vast, encompassing early childhood, primary, secondary, tertiary, informal, religious, and vocational education. Workforce development programs overlap and complement the formal education system, and provide needed skills and training to those already employed. Members’ support of these sectors includes training teachers and professors, providing infrastructure, curriculum development, materials donation, scholarships, supporting management structures and parents’ groups, assistance to government entities, providing funds for operations and volunteers for tutoring. It also includes exchanges, leadership training, internships, and job placement.
The Education and Workforce Development Committee endeavors to support AmCham members’ efforts in all areas of education and workforce development by:
[Note: In some cases we will use our convening power to encourage discussions around policy issues where the group may be larger than AmCham members, and choose to coordinate beyond the scope of our committee.]
To accomplish this, the Education and Workforce Development Committee will:
The Education and Workforce Development Committee anticipates working closely with a number of other AmCham committees, including the Corporate Citizenship Committee and the Human Resources Committee. The Committee will also aim for more collaboration with other chambers, APINDO, and KADIN.