• 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.
  • 18.06.2019

    Representatives of VCMI, companies, sector associations and the policy level commit to jointly developing and implementing cooperative training according to the needs of a Green Economy

    “The quality of the workforce needs to be measured by one main indicator: The satisfaction of the business sector with the skills of the graduates according to their demands.”, Dr. Nguyen Thi Viet Huong, Deputy Director General of DVET/MoLISA states. “Therefore, DVET is supporting the piloting of the cooperative training approach by VCMI together with its partners.”
  • 14.06.2019

    MoU signing between GIZ and the ILO

    On June 5th, 2019 in Hanoi, the GIZ and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Hanoi Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to commit joint efforts in supporting the Vietnamese Government in the reform of the TVET sector, enhancing the social dimension of green growth and strengthening ASEAN integration for the promotion of decent work for all ...
  • 14.06.2019

    KOICA and GIZ sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on supporting Vocational Education and Training (VET) development in Viet Nam

    On June 11, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and GIZ signed a MoU to pledge joint efforts in supporting the development of VET in Viet Nam. Speaking at the signing ceremony at the KOICA office in Hanoi as a witness, Dr Nguyen Hong Minh, General Director of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) emphasized: “In recent years, the VET system in Viet Nam experienced very positive developments thanks to the support from KOICA and GIZ ...
  • 11.06.2019

    “If we want to develop sustainably, greening TVET is no longer a choice, it’s a must.”

    Hồ Chí Minh City, June 2019 On 4 and 5 June 2019, a training workshop on greening TVET institutes and integrating the Basic Module on “Environment Protection, Energy and Resource Efficiency” into their current training offers was organised at Ly Tu Trong College, Ho Chi Minh City. The module covers ...
  • 10.06.2019

    Strengthen cooperation with the business sector in technical vocational education and training for skilled workforce in the wastewater sector

    On June 7, 2019, the workshop "Cooperation with the business sector in technical vocational education and training (TVET) for skilled workforce in the wastewater sector" took place in Hanoi. There were more than 60 delegates attending the workshop, including leaders of The Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET), Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association, the management board of Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology II, College of Construction ...
  • 01.06.2019

    Training at LILAMA 2 International Technology College on cooperation with the business sector in TVET strengthens the capacities of 10 TVET institutes

    “This training workshop provides me not only with useful instruments for establishing and improving cooperation with the business sector but also gives me the chance to share experiences with business cooperation officers of other TVET institutes”, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Dat, a participant from Long An Vocational College expressed his feedback during the training workshop on strengthening the cooperation between TVET institutes and the business sector in TVET. 
  • 31.05.2019

    Trends and Strategic Issues in VET – looking forward to Viet Nam VET Strategy 2020-2030

    Eight years into the implementation of Viet Nam VET strategy 2011-2020, important achievements were made in the direction of a more accessible & demand-oriented VET system. Looking forward to the next VET strategy for 2020-2030, emerging technological and socio-economic developments require a well-defined vision and appropriate courses of action if VET is to play a more prominent role in skills development for the country’s labor workforce ...
  • 14.05.2019

    Training to align with actual requirements from the wastewater sector

    From April 18th to 20th, 2019, the short-term training course on "Basic operation of drainage system" was organized at Thu Dau Mot Wastewater Treatment Plant subsidiary of Binh Duong Water and Environment Joint Stock Company (BIWASE). Participating in the course, there are 35 trainees who are technical staff responsible for managing, operating and maintaining the drainage network in Binh Duong and Dong Thap provinces ...
  • 09.05.2019

    The first steps of cooperation between LILAMA 2 and Hoa Binh Construction Group

    On 8th May 2019, representatives of Hoa Binh Construction Group visited LILAMA 2 International Technology College, following the recommendation of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in HCMC, Mr. Andreas Siegel.
  • 09.05.2019

    Training for WorldSkills – Water Technology

    From April 23, 2019 to May 3, 2019, Nguyen Thai Phuong, alumnus of “Sewage Engineering” and Mr. Nguyen Xuan Thanh Nam, Head of Department for Labour Protection and Environment – Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT) joined the "Water Technology" training camp in Stuttgart, Germany. This is a special training camp to prepare Thai Phuong for the WorldSkills Competition which will take place in Russia this August ...
  • 09.05.2019

    Mechatronics teachers from various TVET institutes improve their skills in specific topics of Mechanical Engineering

    The training course on “Assembling of mechanical subassemblies and machines, introduction of mechanical diagnostic tools” was conducted for mechatronics teachers of LILAMA 2, Long An and An Giang from 12/04 to 21/04/2019 at LILAMA 2 International Technology College.
  • 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 ...