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Vocational schools facing difficulties in digital transformation

As proved in the harsh Covid-19 pandemic time, digital transformation does help all fields of life, and education is not an exception. 

Vocational training facilities to be merged to ensure quality

Nguyen The Hung, head of the Full-Time Training Department, Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, talks about ways to attract students to vocational training facilities.

VN vocational schools should be restructured: official

Le Quan, Vice Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs talks to Vietnamnet online newspaper on his ministry’s efforts to raise job training quality.

At least five vocational schools of Vietnam set to meet G20 standards

A total of 70 vocational schools are expected to be recognised as high-quality establishments during the 2025-2030 period, with at least five satisfying the standards set by the group of developed nations (G20).


Feeling the heat with high school exams

“Can you believe it, our Thăng Long (Ascending Dragon) has become Hạ Long (Descending Dragon)!” exclaimed one graduate of the school, one of the top public schools in Hanoi.

Choosing the right career is the key to success

Le Hong Quan, Vice Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, talks to Lao Động (Labour) newspaper on the need for students to make the right choice for their future career.

Vocational schools, the flavour of the season

VietNamNet Bridge – In 2017, Le Van Quoc applied to the Cao Thang Technical College, one of the leading vocational training schools in HCM City, despite getting admission to a university.

Vocational schools need more links with employers

Nguyen Hong Minh, Director General of the Directorate of the Vocational Education and Training speaks to the Hà Nội Mới newspaper on the need for strong co-ordination between vocational training institutions with labour markets.

All secondary, high schools to offer professional career counselling by 2025

 VietNamNet Bridge – All secondary and high schools in the country will offer professional career counselling to students that would match employment demands of local businesses by 2025, 

Students snub Can Tho vocational schools

 VietNamNet Bridge – While many universities in Can Tho City have managed to reach 65-100 per cent of their enrolment quotas this year, many vocational schools and colleges there are struggling to find students

74 percent of high school candidates apply to universities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 74 per cent of the 925,961 candidates taking the upcoming national high school graduation examinations have applied to universities, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Students battle for high school spots

 VietNamNet Bridge – The national high school entrance exam is still two months away, but Vu Minh Hien, a senior secondary school student in Hanoi, has started feeling the pressure.

Ministry reforms school entry rules

This year, the Ministry of Education and Training will decide minimum entrance score for only teacher training institutions while minimum entrance scores for other universities, colleges and vocational schools will be scrapped.

HCM City vocational schools struggle to enroll students

Although hundreds of thousands of university graduates fail to secure jobs, students and their families still hope to attend university at any cost—leaving vocational schools struggling to attract enough students to operate.

Vocational schools need reform

Experts at a forum held on Tuesday in HCM City urged the adoption of a more effective vocational education model that will deliver advanced job skills and be responsive to the needs of the labour market.

Vocational schools face shortage of secondary school graduates

HCM City aims to increase the proportion of secondary school graduates enrolled at vocational training schools to 30 per cent by 2020, but the schools are struggling to maintain enrollments.

University boom makes it difficult for hi-tech parks to find skilled workers

VietNamNet Bridge - Enterprises in Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) are finding it difficult to recruit trained factory workers.

Labour market forecast don’t work: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Labour experts say labour market forecasts in recent years have missed their mark, resulting in widespread unemployment among university graduates.

Foreign language proficiency needed for job seekers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dao Quang Vinh, Director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs, speaks to the newspaper Kinh te & Do thi about the importance of learning a foreign language for job seekers.

Universities compete for students as number of applications fall

VietNamNet Bridge - As more high school students decide not to apply to university, many universities are competing to attract applications.