VLUTE Enhances Coopertaion and Human Resource Training for Lao People’s Democratic Republic

From August 3-4, 2017, the 5th Ministerial Conference on Labour – Social Welfares Vietnam – Laos in was held in Danang City chaired by the Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam, Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung and Minister of Labor and Social Welfare of Laos, Mr. Khampheng Saysompheng. The conference attracted the participation of nearly 300 delegates from the departments and agencies under both Ministries. In the Human Resources Development Subcommittee, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cao Hung Phi, representative of Vinh Long University of Technology Education attended the conference.

Delegation attending the Conference (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cao Hung Phi, first line, third from the left)

The Conference highly appreciated the result achieved by the two Ministries in the implementation of Minutes of the 4th Ministerial Conference  on Labour – Social Welfare in 2015 in Vientian, Laos. In the meantime, the Conference discussed the limitation in order to enhance the cooperation in the forthcoming time.

In terms of the cooperation in the staffs’ capacity building, in the last two years since the 4th Conference in April 2015, VLUTE has actively exchanged delegations, promoted cooperation in human resources development with the training units of Laos, granted 4 university scholarships for Lao students, fostered and provided professional certificates for more than 30 Lao teachers. In addition to fostering professional knowledge for the learners, the courses provide opportunities for participants to participate in cultural and artistic exchanges and help them better understand Vietnamese culture and people. Also at this stage, VLUTE sent 03 lecturers to study Lao language for one year at Lao National University. Currently, these lecturers has returned to Vietnam and promoted their capabilities. It can be said that this is the potential staff to continue promoting cooperation between VLUTE and Lao partners.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cao Hung Phi (blue shirt) exchanged with the human resource development team

Lao teachers completed the professional program at VLUTE

At the fifth conference, the period 2017-2019, promoting the spirit of friendship and solidarity in the development of human resources for Laos, from 2018, VLUTE will support training for the Laos team to take the Asean skill test, grant 02 scholarships at university level and a master scholarship for Lao citizens. In addition, VLUTE is recruiting Lao students to study all majors, especially will help to train vocational teachers for Laos in the coming time.

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