1. Dr Janil Puthucheary, Minister of State for Education, will attend the 6th APEC Education Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) in Lima, Peru, from 4 to 6 October 2016.
2. The AEMM, held once every four years, brings together Education Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies, to share perspectives on education and discuss proposals for educational cooperation. The 6th AEMM will focus on discussions on the main theme “Inclusive and Quality Education”, specifically in the areas of developing competencies in our students to meet future needs; promoting Science, Technology and Innovation capabilities in education; and improving the transition from education to work to increase employability.
3. Dr Janil Puthucheary will also have bilateral meetings with other APEC Education Ministers on the sidelines of the 6th AEMM.