In order to integrate into the international labor market, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs aims to develop a high-quality training system, national, regional and international key occupations. Boldly pilot the transfer of training packages from developed countries such as Australia and Germany. Including the transfer of the program, assessment methods, teachers, and school administration.
Up to now, 12 Australian occupations and 22 German occupations have been transferred. After the transfer, learners get 2 parallel degrees, 1 degree issued by the Vietnamese school and 1 degree from the transferring country. Learners can participate in the international labor market because their qualifications are recognized.
Efforts in reforming the vocational education system have helped the enrollment in recent years always exceed the target. In the period from 2011-2020, the vocational education system enrolled 103% of the plan. Despite being affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, in 2019-2020, vocational schools still enrolled 101.9% of the plan.
However, in order to meet the needs of high-quality human resources and the lifelong learning needs of employees, Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh, Deputy Director of the General Department of Vocational Education and Training (Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs) ) emphasized, in the coming time, the development of vocational education must be in the direction of openness, flexibility, connectivity, modernity, international integration and inclusiveness.
The connection factor here does not mean only the internal connection between the vocational education system and other systems in the national education system, but also the connection between the vocational education system and the technical system. capacity, with other international systems.
Focus on high-quality training and retraining, skill improvement training, job transfer training, and adaptive training for the workforce in the labor market.
“Thus, every year, tens of millions of people must be trained every year to adapt to changes in science and technology and changes in the labor market.” – Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh emphasized.
In order to achieve this goal, Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh said that in addition to continuing to improve institutions and policies, increasing autonomy for schools, the prerequisite is to increase the participation of businesses in education. Vocational education and training, retraining, vocational training and adaptation training for people operating in the labor market.
“The goal is to turn businesses into vocational training and education institutions, deploying recognition of skill levels for employees. Skilled, trained and experienced workers have a mechanism to recognize their qualifications, whether they have passed school or not.” - Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh shared.
Source: DVET Office