• 31.08.2020

    Mechanical teachers greatly improved their metal skills

    The further training on “Metal sheet bending for Metal Technology occupations” for eight Mechanical teachers of LILAMA 2 International Technology College was conducted from 24 to 28 August 2020.
  • 25.08.2020

    VCMI teachers improve skills and knowledge in modern drinking water and sewage systems

    From August 19 to 21, 2020, a training course on “Installation of sewage and drinking water system” was conducted by Mr Ruben Ziehler, GIZ Development Advisor at the College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI).
  • 24.08.2020

    LILAMA 2 students of the 2nd batch cooperative classes are ready to enter the skilled labour market

    Continuing the final examination Part 1 in May 2020, at LILAMA 2 International Technology College, 19 Industrial Electronics students of the second-batch cooperative class participated in the final examination Part 2 from 13.08 – 21.08.2020. In parallel with this, the final examination Part 2 of Mechatronic class also took place from 14.08 to 21.08.2020 with 23 students.
  • 17.08.2020

    Online-Workshops to Empower Advisory Boards in the Wastewater Sector

    In July 2020, the Hue Industrial College (HueIC) the Construction Technical College No1 (CTC1) and their cooperative partner enterprises participated in online workshops to empower the new founded advisory boards in the wastewater sector. In alignment with the German dual apprenticeship system, the role of the advisory boards is to link colleges, employers, associations, trade unions and the Vietnamese-German programme “Reform of TVET in Vietnam" to continuously improve the quality of vocational training for Sewage Engineering Technicians.
  • 13.08.2020

    Adapting the green module to online and blended learning formats amid COVID-19 outbreak

    Eighteen TVET teachers from eight colleges spent the week from 3-7 August, 2020 to familiarise themselves with online learning management systems (LMS) and to experiment different ways to deliver the green module “Environmental protection, energy and resource efficiency” online and in blended formats. Amid the outbreak of Covid-19 since earlier 2020, adapting the green module to online and blended learning formats became a pressing demand to ensure its continued piloting and adoption by TVET institutes.
  • 07.08.2020

    Teachers’ knowledge and skills are deepened through project-oriented trainings on Hydraulics and Pipe Bending

    In order to enhance the competence of teachers in the fields of electrics, electronics, and mechatronics, the further trainings on “Introduction to the Project-Work in Mechatronics” and project-oriented “Installation of hydraulic controls, Pipe bending, tailor-made hydraulic pipe connectorisation”was organised and conducted.
  • 22.07.2020

    DoLISA Dong Nai conference on preparation of skilled labour force for Long Thanh International Airport

    On 17 July 2020, Dong Nai Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA) organised a Conference on "Implementation of training high-quality human resources in Dong Nai province in 2020, contributing to providing human resources for Long Thanh International Airport (Long Thanh Airport)" at LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2)
  • 21.07.2020

    “To become a Centre of Excellence for Green TVET, all teachers and staff must be equipped with Green knowledge and skills”

    Four training workshops on Greening TVET institutes and Implementing the Basic Module on “Environmental Protection, Energy and Resource Efficiency” for 105 teachers and staff of VCMI. The training workshops have been organised at VCMI in two phases: 18-19 and 25-26 July 2020. The training workshops aim to support the integration of green aspects into the training offers and the operation of VCMI to meet the requirements of Viet Nam’ green growth and green economy in the future.
  • 21.07.2020

    “The workshop helps the enterprises know how to conduct in-company training in a methodical approach, which makes vocational education and training institutes more assured in implementing the cooperative training model”

    With a view to developing capacity for the in-company trainers in order to ensure the quality and efficiency of the cooperative training model between vocational education and training institutes (TVET institutes) and their partner enterprises, the Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam” organized the Pilot Training Workshop on “Basic Pedagogical Skills for In-company Trainers” during 14-17 July 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 14.07.2020

    A step forward for Construction Mechanics teachers to improve their metal skills

    The further training on “Basic manufacturing and forming of sheet metal and sheet profiles by bending” for 09 Mechanical teachers of LILAMA 2 International Technology College was conducted from 06 – 10/07/2020 and organised at this right LILAMA 2 College.
  • 13.07.2020

    Girls in technical trades – There is nothing that can hold women back

    “Don’t hesitate to pursue your interest in technical occupations. As long as you try your best, you can even do better than men”, Be Thi Hang shared with nearly 100 ethnic minority high school female students at the Girl’s Day on 8 July, 2020 at Vocational College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI), Dong Nai. Shortly after graduating from VCMI’s Metal Cutting-CNC department, Hang landed a technician job in Kaifa Vietnam company with a stable income. Her story somehow dispelled the concerns of many female students interested in technical trades, which are typically perceived as more appropriate for men.
  • 10.07.2020

    It is important to enhance the engagement of the business sector in TVET activities

    In Germany, the responsibility for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is shared between the government and the business sector. Dr Juergen Hartwig, the Director of the Vietnamese-German Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam” in an interview with Vietnam’s Financial Times.
  • 06.07.2020


    The workshop on “Technical Exchange for Business Cooperation Officers”, where participants shared their experiences, best practices, challenges and recommendations on engaging the business sector in the whole process of the cooperative training approach, took place on 03 July 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 17.06.2020

    Delegates of German Embassy impressed by rapid development of the VCMI

    On May 26, 2020, the Delegates from German Embassy in Vietnam – Dr Sebastian Paust, First Counsellor, Head of Development Cooperation, German Embassy in Hanoi, Ms Helene Paust, First Secretary, Deputy Head of Development Cooperation, German Embassy in Hanoi), together with Dr Juergen Hartwig, Director of the Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam" visited the College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI) to get an overview of the activities within the frame of the College's technical and financial cooperation programme. Besides the first time in September 2018, this is the second time the German Embassy delegation has visited the College.
  • 08.06.2020


    Open Day on 6th June 2020 at LILAMA 2 attracted roughly 200 participants who are 12th grade pupils, teachers, and leaders of five high schools from Lam Ha District, Lam Dong Province together with the representatives of Lam Ha District People’s Committee, Education and Training Departments, Vocational Education Centre, Continuing Education Centre.
  • 02.06.2020

    Handover of 3 practical training workshops to Northern Vocational College of Economics and Techiniques in Hai Phong

    On 28 May 2020, the Vietnamese-German programme handed over three electrical engineering workshops for practical subjects to the Northern Vocational College of Economics and Technique, Hai Phong, a member or the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA). Equipped with modern electronic equipment, electrical hand- and power tools ...
  • 29.05.2020

    LILAMA 2 trainees of second batch Cooperative Training classes proved their competence throughout Final Examination Part 1

    The second batch of Cooperative Training Programmes including 73 students from the period 2017-2020 at LILAMA 2 International Technology College took part in the Final Examinations Part 1 from 18 – 26 May 2020. These examinations were developed and organised based on German standardised examination procedures featured with four Examination Committees including in-company trainers and LILAMA 2’s teachers.
  • 22.05.2020

    Ninh Thuan Vocational College maintained its recruitment activities during the pandemic.

    “Which occupation is suitable for me? What do employers expect from applicants? Can women enroll in technical trades? Career prospects for vocational training graduates?...On 16 May 2020, Ninh Thuan Vocational College organised a livestream information session to give students and their families a better understanding about vocational education and training and the training programmes provided by the College ...
  • 21.05.2020

    “The enterprises will cooperate with the College in the implementation of in-company practical training”

    On 19 May 2020, Long An College, supported by the Programme “Reform of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Viet Nam”, organised Kick-off Meeting for Establishment of Advisory Board for Industrial Electrics with a view to the improvement of the demand-orientedness of current training programme in Electrics-Electronics.
  • 23.03.2020

    Cooperation in TVET for skilled workforce in the wastewater sector

    In March 2020, the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), the Viet Nam Water supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA) and the Vietnamese-German Programme ‘Reform of TVET in Viet Nam’ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on “Cooperation in TVET for sewage engineering technicians”. This sets the foundation for a strong cooperation between state management agencies, enterprises and TVET institutes in improving the workforce in the wastewater sector to meet the labour market’s demand and international standards