WorldSkills 2019: Viet Nam achieved its best result ever
After one week of intense and inspiring competitions across six skills sectors for 1,354 competitors from 63 countries and territories, WorldSkills Kazan 2019 came to an end on August 27th with a magical closing ceremony.
WorldSkills 2019 marked the 7th time that Viet Nam entered the Competition. This year the team achieved its best result ever with one silver medal in CNC Milling, and another 8 Medallions of Excellence. With this amazing result Viet Nam ranks 25 among 63 participating countries.
As a first-time participant in Water Technology, Viet Nam was proudly awarded with a Medallion of Excellence for Nguyen Thai Phuong. Phuong also won a Sustainable Practice Award given to competitors with the most efficient use of materials, water and energy. Phuong’s solid technical skills and sustainable, environmental-friendly approach to work showcased the quality of training he received at the HCMC Vocational College of Technology (HVCT) under the cooperative programme based on German standards.
With ever-increasing efforts to improve the quality of vocational and training for a skilled workforce, Vietnam’s confidently looking forward to the next challenge at WorldSkills 2021 in Shanghai, China.
During the government negotiations in May 2017 and the intergovernmental consultations in November 2018 the Vietnamese and German Governments confirmed their commitment for the continuation of the programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam” beyond the end of the current programme in August 2020.
On 27th August, the 45th WorldSkills Competition has come to an end. 1,354 Competitors from 63 countries and regions competed. Medals were awarded in 56 skills. Eleven nations took part in the "Water Technology" skill from 22 to 27 August 2019.
The delegation of HVCT, Nguyen Thai Phuong has his first two medals from the World Championship of Professions in Kazan ...