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Not worth it: laid-off workers shun free vocational education

Workers losing jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic say the free vocational education on offer does not help them find new jobs. According to data from the national social insurance agency, of more than one million people receiving unemployment benefits nationwide, only 16,000 people have said ...

Le Tuyet

Vocational schools told to foster entrepreneurship among students, modernise teaching methods

The Government’s Project 1665 for supporting students’ start-ups until 2025 has created favourable conditions for students who want to start their own business, and attracted the participation of enterprises, investment funds, other investors, and organisations and individuals in the country and abroad.Project 1665 was approved by the ...

Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training

Few employers are engaged in the links among the Government, job trainers, employers and trainees’ families due to the lack of a binding mechanism, vice director of Hanoi’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Nhan said.With improved budgets for education, many families ...

International vocational training to be extended across country

Vocational training schools in Vietnam will continue to use curricula transferred from Australia and Germany until the end of 2020 and 2025, respectively, following the Prime Minister’s approval to extend the technical vocational education and training (TVET) reform plan.The plan, developed by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids ...

Vocational training sector seeks to develop

Viet Nam’s vocational training sector is seeking to fix its long-term problems and develop into a strength. To train highly-skilled labourers as well as prepare for integration and the fourth industrial revolution, the Politburo on September 27 issued a resolution on developing vocational training. Following the resolution, ...

Labour Forum 2019 spotlights future of work

“Future of Work: The Choice of Vietnam” was the theme of the Labour Forum 2019 held in Hanoi on November 27.  The event was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), partners and the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Country Office for Vietnam.According to the ...

Cooperation in vocational training remains loose

A report by the National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children has pointed out that the partnerships between vocational schools and companies remained loose and unable to satisfy the rising demands of the labour market.Vu Tien Loc, head of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and ...

SAP and UNICEF partner to give young people in Viet Nam job skills training

On 30/9, SAP and UNICEF announced a new partnership to provide quality education, life skills and digital skills training to adolescents in disadvantaged communities in Viet Nam, preparing them for decent work and active citizenship.The three-year partnership, joining hands with the Government of Viet Nam, ...

German state offers free vocational training for Vietnamese workers

Vietnamese labourers will have opportunities to receive free vocational training in Germany under a programme to look for skilled workers in the Southeast Asian country launched by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce for South Thüringen (IHK Südthüringen).Since it was initiated in Vietnam in 2016 ...

More bachelor’s degree graduates go to vocational school

Vocational schools all have reported an increasing number of enrollees in recent years. Unemployed university graduates are also going to vocational school.Prior to 2014, students only went to vocational schools as a last resort. Some students went to any school they could find just to ...

Kim Mai

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