• 11.10.2019

    “This training was very useful for my work and the successful planning and coordination of training activities by colleges in our city”

    Eleven leaders from relevant departments of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA Ho Chi Minh), and 9 Vocational Colleges have successfully completed the further training course on vocational education institution management and cooperation with enterprises in Germany from 17 to 27 September 2019 under the Bund Länder Programme “Capacity Development for Energy and Resource Efficiency: Hessen – Vietnam”
  • 04.10.2019

    Viet Nam Education Conference 2019: VET quality, policy framework and industry linkages are core issues

    Five years after the VET law came into effect in 2014, and three years after the VET system came under the state management of the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in 2016, new challenges and opportunities are calling on VET practitioners and law policy makers to analyse the status quo and figure out new directions for VET to live up to the country’s expectations of a highly skilled workforce ...
  • 02.10.2019

    Seeing TVET through the eyes of business

    In the last week of September twelve managers and officials responsible for cooperation with the business sector at GIZ-supported TVET institutes joined the three-days training course “Seeing through the Eyes of Business Sector” in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was organised by GIZ in collaboration with the Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) ...
  • 02.10.2019

    “This is a realistic practical training course which helps us to improve our workshops.”

    In the second half of September, a training workshop on “Safety of Electrical Installation and Equipment” took place at the Nha Trang College of Technology. The training course aimed to enhance awareness for workshop management and to introduce a best practice example for a practical training workshop on industrial standards ...
  • 26.09.2019

    BIBB 2019 mission in Viet Nam

    Within the trilateral cooperation between the National Institute of Vocational Education and Training (NIVT), the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) and GIZ, regular joint working missions are conducted in Viet Nam and Germany since 2010. These joint missions aim at exchanging latest updates in the field of vocational education and training (VET) and developing processes and products to enhance VET sector monitoring and quality in Viet Nam ...
  • 25.09.2019

    New publications out now

    A couple of new publications are now available and can be found linked below. For printed versions please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail (   Viet Nam Vocational Education and Training Report 2017 Annual Report on the TVET system in Viet Nam Viet Nam Vocational ...
  • 18.09.2019

    Further promotion of the successful cooperation between the Vietnamese and German Governments in the TVET sector

    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.  In ...
  • 17.09.2019

    “There will be a huge demand for Sewage Engineering Technicians in the upcoming years.”

    After his great performance at the WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan (Russia), Phuong and his coach Nguyen Xuan Thanh Nam were warmly welcomed back in Ho Chi Minh City. "We are very proud of Phuong", says Dr Nguyen Thi Hang, Rector of HVCT, at the welcome ceremony. “His amazing results show that the training programme at HVCT provides technical skills up to a very high level that can compete with international standards ...
  • 10.09.2019

    Teachers from LILAMA 2 and Bac Ninh getting advanced with knowledge and skills in CNC and E-learning

    During the period from 20.08 to 05.09.2019 at LILAMA 2 International Technology College, German Expert – Mr. Hartmut Stein has conducted the further training in “Development and Implementation from cost- and marketing- effective CNC training projects using E-learning media and methods” for twelve teachers from LILAMA 2 and Bac Ninh College of Industry.
  • 06.09.2019

    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 Vietnam 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 ...
  • 19.08.2019

    Good luck at Worldskills 2019, Phuong!

    Last week the Ho Chi Minh City Vocational College of Technology II (HVCT) gave a cheerful send-off ceremony for Nguyen Thai Phuong, Wastewater Engineering Technician, and his trainer, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Thanh Nam as they leave for Kazan (Russia) to participate in the 45th WorldSkills Competition.  Organised every two years, WorldSkills Competitions set the standards of skills excellence for young people pursuing vocational education and training worldwide ...
  • 14.08.2019

    1st batch students of pilot classes at LILAMA 2 are ready for final examinations!

    The final examinations of the first pilot classes in occupations of Metal-Cutting CNC, Mechatronics, Construction Mechanics, and Industrial Electronics will be organised at LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) in the next months. On 14 August 2019, with aims to support preparing upcoming tasks and the procedure information of the final examinations, all students of pilot classes were invited to the Brown Bag Lunch – Introduction of the final examinations at LILAMA 2.
  • 25.07.2019

    “The teachers all physically worked to transform their own workshop”

    A one-week practical training course on “Workshop Management and Electrical Installment” to enhance workshop management awareness and to build an model practical training workshop of industrial standard was implemented by Mr. Michael Stark- Development Advisor of Programme “Reform of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Vietnam”- GIZ at Bac Ninh College of  Industry from 15 to 19 July 2019.
  • 19.07.2019

    Dissemination of the basic module on “Environmental protection, energy and resource efficiency”

    Hanoi, July 17-19 2019 GIZ, KOICA and DVET jointly organized a training workshop to introduce the basic module on “Environmental protection, energy and resource efficiency” to 10 VET colleges from North to Central Vietnam. Participants are teachers and managers from Vietnam-Korea and GIZ-supported colleges ...
  • 11.07.2019

    TVET Teachers improve their technical and training skills in electrical installation

    In June 2019, a two-week training course on “Safety of Electrical Installation and Equipment” was held at Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. This training was a practical continuation of a training that was conducted in February of the same year.
  • 09.07.2019

    "Cooperation with companies plays a vital role"

    The Kickoff Meeting between representative from key partner automobile companies and Vietnamese-German College of Ha Tinh to officially establish the Advisory Board for automotive training programmes of the college were organized on 30 June 2019. Participating in the event are leaders of Toyota Phu Tai Duc Group, Hoang Ha Automobile Trading and Construction Joint Stock Company, Dung Lac International Automobile Joint Stock Company and Kim Lien Ha Tinh Joint Stock Company, leaders and heads of relevant departments of Vietnamese-German College of Ha Tinh and representatives of Programme “Reform of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Vietnam”- GIZ.
  • 09.07.2019

    TVET for a Skilled Workforce in the Wastewater Sector: Newsletter Issue Nr. 9

    Dear Valued Partners, We would like to send you the Newsletter Issue Nr. 9 of the Component 3 “TVET for a Skilled Workforce in the Wastewater Sector”, part of the “Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) which presents the main activities of the Component 3 in the first half of 2019 ...
  • 02.07.2019

    The final examinations oriented on German standards are being prepared by examiners of LILAMA 2 and partner companies

    On 28 June 2019 the two remaining examination committees for the occupations Mechatronics Technicians and Industrial Electronics Technicians were established with member of LILAMA 2 and the partner companies Thuan Hai, Sang Tao and Martech Boiler. The committees are responsible for the development of the content of the final examinations, the organization of the examinations as well as the supervision of the examinees and the assessment of their work results.
  • 25.06.2019

    Strengthening the career guidance and promotion for “Sewage Engineering Technician”

    With the support of the Field of Activity 3 “TVET for a Skilled Workforce in the Wastewater Sector”, a part of the Programme "Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”, three TVET institutes Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT), College of Technical Construction No. 1 (CTC1) and Hue Industrial College ...
  • 20.06.2019

    Examiners of LILAMA 2 and partner companies start to prepare the final examinations for the pilot classes oriented on German standards

    The meeting of the examination committees for the two occupations Metal Cutting-CNC Technicians and Construction Mechanics Technicians on 13 June 2019 marks the start of the preparation and implementation process of the final examinations for the pilot occupations at LILAMA 2 in cooperation with its partner companies.