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  • 20.06.2018

    DVET launched the Legal Book and Successfully Held the Meeting of VET Development Partner Network

    More than 50 embassy representatives, delegates from donors, development agencies as well as international and Vietnamese professionals in the field of TVET participated in the TVET Development Partner Network meeting organized in Hanoi on June 19, 2018. Co-chaired by the Directorate of Vocational Education ...
  • 18.06.2018

    Interesting impulses for the reform of TVET in Viet Nam in light of Industry 4.0

    “The inputs and discussions at the BIBB Congress 2018 and the subsequent study visit to BIBB provided highly interesting impulses for the further development of a Vietnamese TVET system for all - especially in light of increasing digitalization and Industry 4.0”, Dr. Truong Anh Dung, Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) stated. Dr. Dung headed the Vietnamese-German delegation, including five representatives from DVET, the National Institute of Vocational Education and Training (NIVET) and the Vietnamese-German Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam attending the BIBB Congress 2018 in Berlin from June 07th to 08th, 2018, and a four day study visit, both hosted by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Germany.
  • 11.06.2018

    Short-term training courses to meet the urgent demand for skilled workforce in wastewater companies

    From May 28th to May 30th, 2018, in Quy Nhon, the Vietnam Water Supply Associate (VWSA) organised the short-term advanced course “Operation of wastewater treatment plants and troubleshooting process”. Participants were more than 30 technicians, plant operators of Quy Nhon Urban Environment Joint Stock Company and new teaching staff of the College of Technology II (HVCT) in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 30.05.2018

    Further training course reflecting industrial standards equips teaching staff with advanced competences in Mechatronics

    “The training course was very practical with practice-oriented exercises based on industrial standards. I will definitely use this approach for the regular training at my college”, Mr. Luong Quang Tien, a participating teacher from Dong Nai College of High Technology (DCoHT) expressed his feedback during the advanced training course on installation and testing of pneumatics and hydraulics controls. The course was successfully conducted at LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) from May 14 to May 26, 2018.
  • 29.05.2018

    Further training to enhance capacity of teachers – Key element to reform education and training

    Given that the qualification of teaching staff is crucial for the quality of training, a further training course for teaching staff and in-company trainers took place in Ho Chi Minh city from May 15 to May 23, 2018. Participants of the training were new teaching staff of Ho Chi Minh College for Technology (HVCT) and 8 new in-company trainers of wastewater companies from Thai Nguyen, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang and Binh Duong.
  • 27.05.2018

    Understanding enterprises’ requirements in order to improve demand orientation of training offers

    “To enhance demand-oriented training, it is essential to understand the enterprises’ recruitment strategies and how TVET graduates’ competencies can correspond with the requirements of the labour market. The enterprise survey therefore is a useful quality assurance instrument at both, the institutes’ and the policy levels to improve training quality and the TVET system”, Dr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh, the Director of the Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Agency (VETA) said at the opening of the advanced training course “In-depth data analysis and writing the report on results of the enterprise surveys”.
  • 24.05.2018

    TVET teachers in Dong Nai enhance technical competences in practice-oriented training courses

    “Reading technical documents as well as the professional operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical testing and measuring devices used in mechanical engineering are prerequisite qualifications for professional work planning and quality assurance during the whole manufacturing process", explained Mr. Ricardo Bartsch. He is one of the German trainers who conducted the further training courses “Technical Communication”, “Testing and Measuring Technology” and “Conventional Metal Cutting” for up to 25 key teachers of LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2), Vocational College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI) and Dong Nai College of High Technology (DCoHT).
  • 16.05.2018

    VCMI and LILAMA2 are taking part in the 10th National Skills Competition

    520 contestants from across the country, performing in a total of 24 vocational occupations, are participating in the 10th Vietnamese National Skills Competition. The skills competition takes place in Hanoi and Ha Nam from May 15 to 20, 2018. Eight participants are from the Vocational College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI) and LILAMA 2 International Technical College (LILAMA 2). These TVET institutes are supported by the Vietnamese-German Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”.
  • 11.05.2018

    Upcoming event: Photo Exhibition to Honour Skilled Workers and Trainees

    Celebrating the Vietnamese Labour Month, this upcoming Sunday, May 13, 2018, a photo exhibition is taking place at Au Co Art centre. The photo exhibition honors distinguished skilled workers and their practical innovatives. Following the stories of 65 skilled workers and TVET trainees, visitors will be able to better understand different occupations and the value of vocational education and training ...
  • 09.05.2018

    Developing Occupational Competence through In-Company Training

    From March 5 to May 5, 2018, 19 trainees participated in the first in-company training phase for the pilot class of Metal Cutting-CNC Technicians at Ishikawa Seiko in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). The trainees are enrolled in the three-year cooperative training programme that was developed in cooperation with the business sector together with LILAMA 2-International Technology College (LILAMA 2) in Dong Nai province. The training programme started recently and will continue at LILAMA 2. Further in-company training phases, as part of the three-year cooperative training programme, are envisaged.
  • 04.05.2018

    Constructive Discussion on the Draft Decree on Autonomy for TVET Institutes

    On May 3, 2018, a roundtable discussion on “Autonomy Mechanism for Public TVET Institutes” took place in Hanoi. Hosted by the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), the event provided an opportunity for around 40 representatives from TVET institutes, ministries, members of the decree drafting committee, local and international experts working in TVET to discuss strengths and limitations of the draft decree on autonomy. The workshop helped the decree drafting committee to gather further valuable input for revision of the draft.
  • 04.05.2018

    Cooperation with the business sector is a key factor in demand-driven Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Viet Nam

    Cooperation with the business sector is a key factor in demand-based Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Viet Nam. To achieve this goal, the Vietnamese-German “Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”, commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) ...
  • 26.04.2018

    Short-term courses, long-term benefits

    From April 17th to April 19th, 2018, VWSA and Field of Activity 3 piloted the Basic Course C1: “Operation of Drainage Systems” for technicians from Water Supply Sub-Association of the Central Region of Vietnam. The course trainers are experienced in-company trainers from large wastewater companies in Khanh Hoa, Can Tho, Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 22.04.2018

    University or Vocational Training - Making the smart choice

    “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.
  • 17.04.2018

    LILAMA 2 Open Day –Your career option in TVET

    This upcoming Sunday, April 22 2018, LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) in Long Thanh, Dong Nai Province invites interested students, their parents and companies to join their second Open Day in 2018.
  • 30.03.2018

    Further Training on “Didactic Instruction for in-company training in the wastewater sector - Part 1"

    Identify the quality of TVET teaching staff and in-company trainers is one of the key factors in determining success of vocational education and training, the Field of Activity 3: TVET for Skilled Workers in the Wastewater Sector in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh College for Technology II (HVCT) and Dresden Sewage (SEDD), a German sewage company, conducted a training course “Didactic instruction for in-company training in the wastewater sector - Part 1” from 26/03 to 28/03/2018.
  • 28.03.2018

    Looking back at memories and achievements – Partners and friends of the outgoing Director of the Programme Reform of TVET in Vietnam reflect on his unforgettable time with the Programme

    Hanoi, March 19, 2018 - In a cozy dinner atmosphere, Dr Horst Sommer, the outgoing Director of the Programme Reform of TVET in Vietnam reflected on his time with the TVET programme and expressed his gratitude to all the partners and staff for taking side with him to improve the quality of TVET in Vietnam during the last 12 years ...
  • 27.03.2018

    Trial Assessment for pilot class of “Sewage Engineering Technician” and new in-company trainers according to German quality standard

    From 21 to 25 March 2018 at Thuan An Wastewater Treatment Plant, Binh Duong province, the  Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET), Vietnam Water Supply and Sewage Association (VWSA) in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh College for Technology II (HVCT) conducted a German standard-based trial test ...
  • 23.03.2018

    Green skills are crucial to achieve the targets of Viet Nam’s Green Growth Strategy

    Challenges and solutions of steering the labour market towards a green economy in the context of international integration were discussed among representatives of ministries, companies, associations and TVET institutes at the workshop “Green growth associated with international integration in labor and social affairs” organised by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) with the support of the GIZ Macroeconomic Reform Program/Green Growth ...
  • 22.03.2018

    The handover workshop of the Director of the Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam

    On 19/3/2018, the outgoing Director of the Programme Reform of TVET in Vietnam, Dr Horst Sommer, handed the leadership over to the newly appointed programme director, Dr Juergen Hartwig, at a brief handover workshop held at the country office of GIZ in Hanoi. During the workshop, the programme staff and management team updated on the progress of the fields of activities, and discussed the planned activities for 2018 with a focus on business sector engagement in TVET and greening TVET ...
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