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VietNamNet Bridge - The junior colleges under the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) are facing difficulties in the 2017 enrollment season. 

Vietnamese workers warned of ‘robot threat’

VietNamNet Bridge - Millions of textile & garment and footwear workers could be replaced with robots in the future. 

Education Ministry plan to send uni grads as guest workers unrealistic, experts say

VietNamNet Bridge - While some analysts jeer at the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs’ (MOLISA) plan to export unemployed university graduates, others support the idea.

Vietnam considers sending jobless university grads abroad as guest workers

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is trying to create jobs for hundreds of thousands of unemployed university graduates in a project to export laborers. 

More students turn their back on universities

VietNamNet Bridge - Many students have decided not to follow university education even after passing entrance exams, while many master’s degree graduates have enrolled in vocational schools.

Vocational and junior colleges reject new oversight by MOLISA

VietNamNet Bridge - Thirty medical and pharmaceutical schools have asked the government not to put them under control of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

University graduates have higher jobless rate than untrained workers

Official reports show the percentage of unemployed young people in urban areas is higher than in rural areas and the proportion of unemployed workers with bachelor’s degree or other higher education degrees is higher than untrained workers.

Graduates should take what they can get: official

VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Thi Thanh Lieu, deputy director of the Ha Noi Centre for Employment Service, spoke to Kinh te & Do thi newspaper about college graduates struggling to find employment.

Vocational schools unexpectedly attract more students

VietNamNet Bridge - While universities struggle to search for students for the new academic year, prestigious vocational schools have nearly fulfilled their enrollment plans. 

Demand for study in Japan increases, consultancies make big profits

VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts say that profits made by overseas study consultancy firms can be up to VND100 million if they enroll one Vietnamese student in a Japanese school.

Businesses upset about smallest minimum-wage increase in decade

VietNamNet Bridge - The 7.3 percent increase in the minimum wage increase for 2017 is the smallest increase in the last decade but businesses still do not like it. 

Businesses need workers but many graduates remain jobless

VietNamNet Bridge - The latest labor bulletin shows that about 200,000 university graduates remained jobless, while businesses complain they cannot find enough workers to prepare for economic recovery. 

More students apply to vocational schools

Going to university is no longer the only choice for Vietnamese high-school graduates. Thirty two percent of students don’t intend to continue at university.

Vocational schools close for lack of students

VietNamNet Bridge - Many vocational schools have closed some training majors, and analysts say they may have to shut down entirely as they cannot find students.

Education Ministry contends with Labor Ministry for management of vocational education

MOET  has sent a statement to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, asking for the government’s permission to take on the management of vocational schools  under the control of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

Vocational schools to merge as student enrollment falls

VietNamNet Bridge - Many local vocational schools face closure as they cannot enroll enough students. The General Department of Vocational Training stated it will restructure the vocational school network to minimize waste.

Government, experts have mixed feelings about export of laborers

VietNamNet Bridge - Exporting laborers must not be seen as a long term solution to the economy, experts have recommended.

225,000 university graduates unemployed as there are too many schools

VietNamNet Bridge - Ten years ago, experts warned about the oversupply of workers with bachelor’s degrees but their admonitions were ignored. 

Vietnam urged to change mindset about HR development

VietNamNet Bridge - Low labor costs must not be considered Vietnam’s advantage to attract investment and develop economy in the new development period, experts say.

Who is to blame for the high rate of unemployed university graduates?

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministries all admitted that the rate of unemployed university graduates is ‘abnormally high’, but none of them has taken responsibility for this.