“Should I pursue university career path or choose technical vocational education and training instead?” “What occupation and school should I choose to match my interest, ability, and to ensure job opportunities after graduation?” These were some of the common questions raised by participating high school students and their parents during the discussions on the Open Day which took place on April 22, 2018, at the LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) in Long Thanh, Dong Nai province. The Open Day attracted more than 1,200 participants including students, their parents and the management boards from high schools in Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Lam Dong provinces, LILAMA 2 alumni and current trainees as well as human resource managers from enterprises.
Vietnamese and German Partners as well as other International Partners are involved in the programme work and share their national and international experience.
Cooperating Vietnamese and German Implementation Partners:
The Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is a governmental body, which performs the state management function in the area of vocational training and other related areas. MoLISA is the coordinating agency for TVET programmes within the Vietnamese-German Cooperation.
The Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET) is a subordinate agency of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in charge of vocational training. DVET is the Vietnamese implementation partner and the General Director, Assoc. Prof Duong Duc Lan, is the Vietnamese project director for the Vietnamese-German TVET programmes.
The Federal Ministry for Economic Corporation and Development (BMZ) is a ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany in charge of development cooperation. It helps resolve crises and conflicts in a peaceful manner, ensure that scarce resources are more equitably shared, preserve the environment for coming generations and reduce global poverty. The BMZ develops the guidelines and concepts on which German development policy is based. It devises long-term strategies for cooperation with the various players concerned and defines the rules for implementing that cooperation.
KfW Entwicklungsbank (KfW development bank) is in charge of Financial Cooperation. On behalf of the German Government, KfW Entwicklungsbank finances investments and project-related advisory services to support sustainable development of the economic and social infrastructure as well as to finance environmental and resource conservation measures.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on a wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise in charge of technical cooperation, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.