Progress Review of “Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”: from lessons learnt toward Breakthrough in TVET Quality and Greening TVET

At the report workshop of the Progress Review organised on May 5th, 2014, the Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam (Programme TVET) recommended to focus on striving for breakthrough in TVET quality, closer cooperation with business community, and greening TVET toward ASEAN integration.

The workshop, jointly organised by the General Department of Vocational Training (GDVT/MoLISA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbHwas the final step of the Progress Review to make recommendations on focus of implementation of the Programme in the next three years from October 2014 to September 2015. The Progress Review was conducted by German experts comprising of short term consultant, GIZ Headquarters expert, experts from the TVET Programme in Hanoi and of GDVT in cooperation with Vietnam Vocational Training Association (VVTA), the National Insitute of Vocational Training (NIVT/GDVT), the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and other cooperation partners.

The Progress Review confirmed the high appreciation and recognition of both of the Vietnamese and German sides of the Programme remarkable impacts and achievements. In particular, the flexbile approach applied at both of the macro and meso levels responded promptly to the advisory needs of Vietnamese stakeholders, the continuous efforts of capacity building for the personnel of GDVT, NIVT, especially, for the trainers and teachers of TVET institutes.

The recommended fields of action as future focus of the Programme also received consensus and active comments of workshop participants and experts where the idea of piloting a greening TVET model – as an approach to sustainable development and effective integration to the ASEAN region – was particularly appreciated. As a result, topics like enterprises participation in TVET, bringing vocational trainers and teachers competences to a certified level were agreed the focus in terms of both model pilotting and policy advisory.


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