As Vietnam targets to have at least one million enterprises by 2020, it is forecasted that the increasing number of enterprises in the private sector will lead to a higher demand for labour.
Many people in Ho Chi Minh City’s rural areas have stable jobs thanks to a city programme to provide free vocational training.
Taiwan (China) will open 70 vocational training courses for 2,234 Vietnamese students in 2017, Taiwanese Deputy Minister of Education Lin Teng-Chiao said at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 21.
The central province of Khanh Hoa will allocate VND8.7 billion (US$382,821) to provide vocational training for more than 4,200 fishermen by 2020.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government envisions achieving sustainable development by linking the country to global supply chains and increasing commercial trade in its quest to attain the status of a modern manufacturing economy.
Khmer ethnic people in southern Vietnam are set to benefit from more support in educational, training, cultural, medical and religious affairs in the future.
Dung Quat College of Technology in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai launched high-quality vocational training courses at European standards in 2016 to meet demand in the labour market and for international integration.
Germany’s Bremen State and Vietnam see great potential for cooperation in trade, high technology, renewable energy, seaport, and vocational training, heard a conference held in Bremen, the largest port city in northern Germany, on May 17.
VOV.VN - A high-ranking Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc arrived at Po Chen Tong Airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 11 to attend the 26th World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN).
The globalisation process and the fourth industrial revolution is posing big challenges to member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in general and Vietnam in particular, said a Vietnamese official.
APEC economies will participate in a high-level policy dialogue on human resources development in the digital era in Hanoi on May 14 and 15, as heard at a press conference by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on May 10.
Ho Chi Minh City and the Freesia Group of Japan will hold training courses in Japan and enhance links in education and vocational training between universities and colleges in HCM City and their Japanese counterparts.
Vietnam’s involvement in 12 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with 56 economies around the world is expected to be a golden key for the country to expand its global economic integration, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
The Mekong Delta maintained its status as a dynamic economic region as localities have seen a significant surge in their Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2016.
Vocational training and occupational counselling for people with autism are needed to help them live independently and better integrate into society, experts said.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) aims to give vocational training to 5.5 million rural labourers in the 2016-2020 period, with 1.4 million to be trained in agriculture and the remaining in other occupations.
Japan has provided nearly US$2 million for 18 projects in 15 localities in Vietnam as part of the Japanese Government’s grassroots non-refundable aid programme.
Japan’s Kate Educational Institute is planning to establish a vocational training school in Ho Chi Minh City in order to meet the increasing demand of skilled labourers in Vietnam, according to a representative from the institute.
Central Highlands localities are striving to generate jobs for over 113,000 labourers each year from now to 2020, thus increasing income of locals and contributing to sustainable poverty reduction in the region.
The foreign ministries of Vietnam and Germany will work to enhance the two countries’ cooperation in various fields, particularly trade, investment, education, labour, vocational training, tourism, and technology.