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 VietNamNet Bridge – Population policies should change from focusing on population and family planning to focusing on population and development,

Fishers switch jobs as Mekong Delta dries up

VietNamNet Bridge – Many farmers who depended on catching fish and other aquatic creatures during the flood season in the Cuu Long Delta have switched to other jobs since the delta has not seen major flooding in recent years.

General school students fed up with vocational training

Despite low tuition and the 100-period (one period of 45 minutes) curriculum, the majority of general school students are not interested in vocational training programs. They attend the vocational classes just to receive bonus marks. 

Youths honoured for following late President Ho Chi Minh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty youths who follow late President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings were honoured at a ceremony in Ha Noi yesterday.

Teen volunteer teaches special needs class

Tran Thieu Quang points at his ears and say “ears”, and his students repeat the word. It seems to be part of an English class as usual. But in reality, Quang is a 14-year-old teacher. His students are aged 10-20 and have mental disabilities.

Labor Ministry ready to transfer vocational training to Education & Training Ministry

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs confirmed that it would comply with any government decision to transfer the management of the vocational training system to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Work to do

Up-skilling the workforce is seen as key to improving Vietnam's workplace competitiveness during integration into the ASEAN Economic Community.

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.

Vietnam to pilot school course

 Forty-five vocational schools around the country will pilot a programme to teach international curricula in 34 vocations to improve the quality of human resources.

New circular enumerates admission criteria for universities

 VietNamNet Bridge – The education and training ministry has issued Circular 32, which stipulates the criteria for admission to higher education institutions.  

Ha Long, Cat Ba shift focus to environment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Communities and businesses are getting involved in sustainable tourism to help protect Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba, managers of the sites said at a meeting held yesterday in Hai Phong.

Sexual health education to be launched at vocational schools

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the United Nations Population Funds published materials for educating sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention at vocational schools nationwide in Hanoi

High-quality human resource training to continue in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – After more than four years of implementation, a programme to develop high-quality human resources has shown positive results and will be continued,

Opportunities, challenges face Vietnamese labourers in ASEAN Community

  VietNamNet Bridge – The ASEAN Community (AC), expected to be formed on December 31 this year, will create a single market with freely moving capital, goods, services, investment and skilled labour,

Job students get fees cut in half

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tuition for all students at vocational high schools will be reduced by 50 per cent from this month, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Vietnam shifts policies to prepare for new ASEAN economic group

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about getting ready for the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

Vocational training ‘failing'

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vocational training programmes for rural workers in Viet Nam have largely failed to help participants find work because of a lack of coordination with industry, a high-ranking congressman said.

Vocational training at a Buddhist pagoda

 VietNamNet Bridge – Kom Pong Chray Pagoda, also known as Hang Pagoda, in Chau Thanh District, Tra Vinh Province, is famous for its traditional Khmer Theravada Buddhist architecture.

AEC – Is Vietnam ceding control of tourism to foreigners?

VietNamNet Bridge – At a recent workshop in Hanoi it was unveiled that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has established a process to certify tourism professionals and as a result – tens of thousands of domestic tourism jobs are at risk. 

VN tourism in need of skills reboot in the wake of AEC

 VietNamNet Bridge – Skills mismatch and the relevance of skills to business needs are major concerns in Vietnam and across the region.