Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Directorate of Vocational Education Truong Anh Dung (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) –
The Vietnam Directorate of Vocational Education and the Vietnam -Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (Aus4Skills) signed a cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14 to implement a project promoting the engagement of businesses in vocational training within the fields of transportation and logistics.

Deputy General Director of the Vietnamese directorate (under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs) Truong Anh Dung said that effective solutions presented in the project will help reform and improve the quality of vocational education in Vietnam.

In particular, the pilot of enterprises’ involvement in the logistics industry will be a good model to expand to other fields in the future, he added.

Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Logistics Service Enterprises Le Duy Hiep said that the association pledged to strengthen connectivity between businesses and vocational education establishments to improve the quality of training in logistics, as well as build an effective coordination mechanism.

The project is expected to promote activities connecting schools and enterprises in training highly skilled logistic workers, he added.

Vietnam has 1,974 vocational education facilities, including 388 colleges, 551 intermediate schools, and 1,035 centres. –VNA