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  • 22.04.2019

    Review the labour code to facilitate the engagement of the business sector in Vocational Education and Training

    “Cooperation and participation of employers in TVET is a breakthrough solution to reform and improve the workforce quality in the context of international integration and Industry 4.0” said Dr. Truong Anh Dung, General Deputy Director of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) at the Dialogue on “Provisions of the Labour Code regarding industry engagement in vocational training and education (VET)”. The event was jointly organised by DVET, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Ho Chi Minh city branch and the Vietnamese-German “Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam” in Ho Chi Minh city on 19 April 2019.
  • 17.04.2019

    Teachers gained technical competence in manufacturing metal constructions projects by MAG welding procedures

    The further training course ”Manufacturing of Metal Constructions by MAG Welding Procedures” for metal technology teachers of LILAMA 2, Long An, An Giang and VCMI vocational colleges was conducted from 15.03-12.04.2019 at LILAMA 2 International Technology College in Long Thanh/Dong Nai.
  • 16.04.2019

    TVET teachers and trainees of HVCT improve their skills in Workshop Management

    From 18 to 29 March 2019, a training course on Workshop Management “Safety of Electrical Installation and Equipment” was conducted in the Automotive Workshop of Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT).
  • 05.04.2019

    New Electrics Workshop at Vocational College of Machinery & Irrigation is ready for training

    On 8th March 2019, the new Electrics Workshop of the Vocational College of Machinery & Irrigation (VCMI) was open for the first group of trainees. This is the result of great efforts of teachers from VCMI’s Mechanics Faculty and Electrics – Electronics Faculty, together with supports of Mr Bernd Meuer, Development Advisor from GIZ.
  • 01.04.2019

    Development partners in TVET sector discuss the amendment of the Labour Code

    On March 29th, 2019 in Hanoi, the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) called for its first development partners meeting in 2019. Co-hosted by DVET and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, with technical supports from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the meeting aimed to update on recent developments in TVET in Viet Nam in general and to receive inputs for the amendment of TVET-related contents in the Labour Code 2012. Nearly 40 TVET experts and practitioners participated in the meeting
  • 21.03.2019

    Practice-oriented training course at HVCT to improve Workshop Management

    From 11 to 15 March 2019, a training course on “Workshop organisation and Store management” was conducted at Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT) for 15 teachers and 25 students from the Electrical-Electronics Faculty. Under the instruction of Mr Michael Stark and Mr Tino Kirchhoff, Development Advisors of GIZ, the training aimed to improve workshop organisation and store management in the Electrical/Electronics Workshops by applying the 5S principles.
  • 08.03.2019

    18 teachers of LILAMA 2 International Technology College reached a skill level equivalent to a skilled worker in Germany

    LILAMA 2 International College of Technology (LILAMA 2) were awarded by Handwerkskammer (Chamber of Skilled Crafts) Erfurt, with certificates confirming that their skills level in Metal Cutting-CNC or Mechatronics is equivalent to the level of a skilled worker in Germany. Over the past four years, these 18 key teachers completed a series of intensive further training measures in Viet Nam and in Germany which took place in the frame of the Vietnamese-German Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam ...
  • 08.03.2019

    HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY! WISH ALL WOMEN THE COURAGE AND CONFIDENCE TO FOLLOW YOUR PASSION IN WHATEVER CAREER YOU CHOOSE.

    Technical occupations like Metal Cutting, Mechatronics, Mechanic,… used to be dominated by men but nowadays, more and more women are encouraged to pursuit their career in technical field. “With the advance of modern technology and automation, technical occupations are no longer heavy but suitable to both men and women ...
  • 01.03.2019

    TVET Teachers of HVCT improve their skills in Workshop Management

    From 18 to 22 February 2019, a training course on “Safety of Electrical Installation and Equipment” was conducted at Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT).The training aimed to enhance skills levels of TVET teachers and to improve workshop management and maintenance procedures in the wastewater laboratory of HVCT.
  • 25.02.2019

    Sewage engineering technician will represent Viet Nam in WorldSkills - the world championships for vocational skills

    The WorldSkills championships for vocational skills are upcoming and this year it takes place in Russia. The organisers of WorldSkills aim to show the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), as well as continuous further skills development. Participants from all over the world compete in more than 50 professional disciplines. One of the disciplines is “Water Technology”. Viet Nam sends the highly motivated and well-trained Nguyen Thai Phuong, who ranked first in the national competition that took place in November 2018 at Ho-Chi-Minh Vocational College of Technology II. In August this year, Phuong will fly with his trainer Nguyen Xuan Thanh Nam to Kazan, Russia, to demonstrate his skills, to compete with participants from several other countries and to represent Vietnam in this highly important environmental profession.
  • 01.02.2019

    Vietnamese-German Cooperation in TVET in 2018 – A year to look back

    The year 2018, according to the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), was the year of the TVET breakthrough. The Vietnamese-German Programme “Reform of TVET in Vietnam”, contributes to improving the quality and competitiveness of Vietnamese human resources in regional and international markets, especially considering new challenges and opportunities from Industry 4 ...
  • 01.02.2019

    “Highlights of 2018” - Activities and Achievements of the Component 2 “Support of Centres of Excellence for TVET”

    Dear valued partners, colleagues and friends, we are glad to send you our Newsletter “Highlights of 2018” presenting the activities and achievements of the Component 2 “Support of Centres of Excellence for TVET” during the past year. This component, as part of the Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”, is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) ...
  • 29.01.2019

    Congratulations to Metal Cutting-CNC key teachers of LILAMA 2 for proving their professional competence!

    Eight key teachers of LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) passed the final examination for Metal Cutting-CNC. The examination took place in two parts from 25 – 29 October 2018 and from 19-23 January.2019. It was conducted by examiners dispatched by the Handwerkskammer (HWK) Erfurt. Mr ...
  • 22.01.2019

    Teachers of LILAMA 2 are ready to conduct further training for teachers of other TVET institutes

    On January 20, 2019, high-ranking officials of the Department of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), the Director General, Dr. Nguyen Hong Minh, and the Director of the Formal Training Department, Dr. Vu Xuan Hung, visited LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) to gain an overview of the on-going competence assessment of teachers.  
  • 15.01.2019

    Understand more about TVET learning environment and career prospects through an Open Day at LILAMA 2

    On January 12, 2019, LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2) organised the first Open Day of the year in Dong Nai province. With an aim to provide ninth graders and their parents with a better overview of the learning environment and employment prospects that LILAMA 2 offers, the event attracted about 200 participants including students, parents, teachers and delegates of the Department of Education and Training from Phu My district, Ba Ria Vung Tau province.
  • 07.01.2019

    TVET for a Skilled Workforce in the Wastewater Sector: Newsletter Issue Nr. 8

    Dear Valued Partners, We would like to send you the Newsletter Issue Nr. 8 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 second half of 2018 ...
  • 07.12.2018

    Two Advisory Boards at LILAMA 2 College form the basis for a systematic involvement of the business sector in TVET

    “Cooperative training at LILAMA 2 is a highlight and model for a systematic cooperation between TVET institutes and companies in Viet Nam”, stated Mr. Hoang Thai Son of the Formal Training Department of DVET, “and the establishment of the Advisory Boards is another essential step to foster the involvement of the business sector in TVET and improve the quality and demand-orientation of training” On 5 December 2018, the kick-off meeting for two Advisory Boards, one for mechatronics and industrial electronics and one for metal cutting-CNC and construction mechanics, took place at LILAMA 2 International Technology College in Dong Nai Province. More than forty representatives from the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), Dong Nai Department of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA), sector associations, VCCI, and the AHK as well as managers and trainers of local companies attended.
  • 07.12.2018

    Industry boards/ Skills councils - A mechanism enhancing the cooperation with the business sector in TVET

    On 4/12/2018 in Hanoi, the Meeting of the Development Partners in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector was co-organised by the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hanoi and the Vietnamese German programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”. With a focus on the topic “Industry Boards / Skills Councils in TVET”, the meeting drew the attention of almost 50 delegates from MOLISA, Embassies, International Development Agencies and other stakeholders working in this field. 
  • 04.12.2018

    Teachers improved Skills in Thermal Joining and Cutting of Components and Assemblies by MMA Welding and Gas Cutting Procedures

    The training course ”Thermal Joining and Cutting of Components and Assemblies by MMA Welding and Gas Cutting Procedures”  for metal technology teachers of LILAMA 2,  Long An and An Giang vocational colleges was conducted from 05-23.11.2018 at LILAMA 2 International Technology College in Long Thanh/Dong Nai. 12 pre-qualified practice trainers for Construction Mechanics acquired fundamental qualifications in producing steel components and assemblies by Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding and Oxygen-Gas Cutting Procedures.
  • 03.12.2018

    Glossary of VET terminology

    The Glossary of VET Terminology is developed by the National Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NIVET) with the support of the Vietnamese-German Programme “Reform of TVET in Viet Nam”, implemented in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The Glossary also received technical advice from the Federal Institute for Vovational Education and Training (BIBB) in Germany.
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