Capacity Building Workshop for Community Learning Centres (CLCs) held in Harbin Municipality
On 16 June 2021, the 2021 Community Learning Centre (CLC) Capacity Building Workshop was held in Harbin with joint support of UNESCO Beijing Office, the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO and the China Adult Education Association (CAEA). The workshop was supported by the Harbin Municipal Education Bureau and Harbin Open University. The main objective of the workshop was to enhance the management skills of CLC managers to effectively manage the CLCs in the urban settings.
The Community Learning Centres have become the main centres to promote lifelong learning and for skills training. The rural and urban CLCs have been expanded in China. The workshop in Harbin was an opportunity for Harbin officials to be exposed to CLCs and expansion of the urban CLCs in Harbin. More than 120 officials from the Harbin local government, CLC coordinators around China, and education professionals and practitioners gathered at the event and exchanged experience, best practices, and innovations in CLC development and expansion.