On September 27, 2018, in Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) cooperated with Vinh Phuc Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Vinh Phuc Business Association and some enterprises organized a workshop Linking schools and enterprises.
Ms. Vi Thi Hong Minh – Vice Director of the Bureau for
Employer’s Activitives in Vietnam (BEA)
The link between school and business is an important task, Ms. Vi Thi Hong Minh – Vice Director of the Bureau for Employer’s Activitives in Vietnam (BEA) said that this combination brings long-term benefits to both sides, the training process is linked to the enterprise, qualifications will be raised gradually. The workshop was as a bridge for enterprises to share some difficulties in training and recruitment, and at the same time, and they can offer solutions to improve the situation.
Mr. Kurt Nilssen - The expert representation of NHO
The seminar was attended by Kurt Nilssen - The expert representation of NHO. He also shared the model of link between School and Enterprise in training and recruitment in Norway. In his opinion, the School and Business should develop a plan and conclude long-term and co-operative agreements with a clear commitment to the goal. This is the first foundation for strong cohesion and strength. He also shared, the MOU will cover a wide variety of activities spanning key actors such as business representatives, students and teachers. School-enterprise linkages need to be expanded in terms of breadth, depth, coherence and long-term.
Mr. Vu Xuan Hung - Director of Training Department, Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, MOLISA (Center)
On the same point, Mr. Vu Xuan Hung - Director of Training Department, Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, MOLISA emphasized that the link between school and enterprise in training and recruitment is the key now. The link of training between schools and enterprises in order to serve the training of theory, practice, practice to improve qualifications, supplement high quality human resources for enterprises. On the school side, this linkage ensures that students have good employment opportunities after graduation. On the business side, the linkage helps enterprises actively stabilize human resources.
At the workshop, the participants discussed solutions for enterprises to coordinate with schools to train human resources capable of working immediately after graduation, the decisive factor for successful cooperation is to meet the demand for skilled workers in the present and future. The combination of business and school will contribute to improving the quality of vocational education, bringing benefits to the parties. Enterprises have good quality human resources, the schools have the support by the goverment and enterprises to improve the quality of training, thereby contributing to improve the quality and competitiveness of the economy of Vietnam, especially in the context of Vietnam's economic integration into the industrial revolution 4.0.