Enhancing cooperation with New Zealand

On March 12 – 24, 2017, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cao Hung Phi, Rector of VLUTE, together with other leaders under Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) paid a visit to New Zealand to participate in the training course on public administration reform in association with the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational apparatus and leadership and management skills in the field of occupational education and labor market.

VLUTE Rector visited a classroom at Industry Training Federation

During the business trip in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, VLUTE established cooperation and joint training programs with Victoria University, Wellington Institute of Technology, and Skills International Limited in this country.

In addition to participating in the fostering course, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cao Hung Phi visited and worked at several agencies such as the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; Ministry of Social Development; Higher Education Commission; Industry Training Federation; Office of Government Partnerships and Vietnamese Embassy in New Zealand. Besides, the Rector also spent time joining many field trips, visited and worked with some organizations in Wellington at weekends.

VLUTE Rector visited Vietnamese Embassy in New Zealand

The partner organizing study program is Skills International Limited. This is a member unit of the Skills Organization, New Zealand's largest industry training organization, providing training management, and support to over 20 different sectors. Skills International Limited was established in 2016, which specializes in issuing international vocational skill certificates or license to practice.

VLUTE Rector visited WelTec – Petone campus

On this occasion, VLUTE established a cooperative relationship and joint training programs with Victoria University, Weltec Vocational Training School - Petone campus and Skills International Limited in New Zealand.

The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) consists of 10 levels: Level 1-4: Certificates; Levels 5, 6: Diplomas; Level 7: Bachelor's degree/ Graduate diplomas and certificates; Level 8: Bachelor honors degree; Level 9: Master’s degree; Level 10: Doctoral degree. Vocational training schools and institutions operate under the market mechanism. The Government only supports vulnerable groups and sectors that need to serve for socio-economic development.

In addition to the diploma and certificate system, New Zealand is also tied to the practice certificate, so the operation is governed and coordinated more accurately by the government. All operations in the vocational education system are fully computerized from the program system, training disciplines, career counseling.

This trip has created favorable conditions for VLUTE to work with units in New Zealand to accelerate the modern and professional process of human resource training, particularly with the University of Victoria, helping VLUTE get closer to the goal of making VLUTE become a key university of the country and in the world.

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