Prof. Dr. Nizwardi Jalinus, M. Ed
It is my great pleasure to present to you this special issue containing selected extended papers originally presented at the International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training 2019 (ICTVET 2019), which took place in Padang, October 31, 2019. ICTVET 2019 received 95 papers. Each paper was reviewed by 2 program committee members’ experts in the relevant field ensuring the publication of top-quality contributions. The peer-review process was based on the following criteria: relevance to conference themes, quality of the content, significance for theory or practice, quality of presentation or standard of writing and originality. The final program consists of 76 contributions were presented at the conference. Of those, 16 have been accepted to be included in this issue. I would like to thank all publication committee and reviewers for their hard work and for meeting the deadlines. In most cases there has been enough time for a round or two of revisions, I am confident, therefore, that the published papers have achieved a high standard in terms of both technical content and the quality of presentation.
This special issue includes a study in Technical and vocational education and training area. I hope that all paper appears in this special issue can spark a new idea among educators and provide new gaps among researchers for better education all around the world.