vocational training

Update news vocational training

 VietNamNet Bridge – Educators have reported an increasingly high number of applicants with higher education degrees who pass credits to study at vocational schools.

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VN-Japan ties taken to new high

 VietNamNet Bridge – Japan and Vietnam have decided to elevate bilateral relations into an "extensive strategic partnership".

PM okays $226.5m bonds for rural growth

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Prime Minister has approved the issue of Government bonds worth over VND4.7 trillion (US$226.5 million) to fund the National Target Programme on New Rural Development.

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NA Chairman says investment in rural areas in the national interest

 VietNamNet Bridge – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung yesterday, Jan 6, called for major improvements to the living conditions of farmers saying this was key to ensuring rural development and national industrialisation.

Hanoi lays out plans to increase income growth

Hanoi authorities have been making effort to achieve annual economic growth of 8.25 per cent and raise per capita income to VND58 million (US$2,720) in 2014.

New policies become effective in December

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fresh policies shall come into force in December, 2013 including the level of vocational training support for employees, three-level development of electricity market; ceiling level of deposit and labor markets,

Fresh guidelines for foreign interests in education

VietNamNet Bridge –The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) issued Circular 23/2013/TT-BLDTBXH on foreign co-operation and investment in vocational training in Viet Nam on October 16, 2013.

Former drug users turn their lives around

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi No was once a drug addict with little reason to live except for her next hit.

VN to standardise national qualifications

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is considering building a national qualifications framework that will standardise workers' qualifications, by 2014.

Over two million rural workers get training in 2013-15

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some 2.04 million people in rural areas will be getting job training in three years, from 2013 to 2015 under a major scheme for vocational training for the rural labor force,

Who benefits from VND5 trillion budget for vocational training?

 VietNamNet Bridge – The State’s budget for vocational training has been increasing year after year. However, the big sums of money spent have not brought the adequate effects.

Heart-breaking stories of trafficked women told

VietNamNet Bridge – Many heart-breaking stories of trafficked women are being recited at Peaceful Place exhibition currently being held at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum by Center for Women and Development

Education for disadvantaged children remains public concern

 VietNamNet Bridge – Disadvantaged children and their demands for education have drawn the attention of many delegates at a recent workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.

Disabilities no barrier to making movies

 VietNamNet Bridge – Against the hustle and bustle of city traffic, a young boy is quietly putting up a large poster on an empty wall next to a restaurant.

Nine priority fields for using ODA, preferential loans

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued Decree 38/2013/ND-CP which stipulates nine priority fields for using official development assistance and preferential loans.

Overseas labour issues in the spotlight

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese workers staying in South Korea beyond the expiry of their labour contracts is a major cause towards Viet Nam's failure to achieve its goal of sending 90,000 workers overseas.

Vocational training for rural workers lacks proper funding

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government's scheme to provide vocational training for rural workers has met a number of obstacles since being implemented three years ago, largely due to funding shortages, said reports from several provinces.


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