In recent years, the provincial department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has implemented many solutions to develop human resources such as arranging, organizing and improving the efficiency of vocational training institutions; focusing on supporting enterprises in recruiting, training employees; promoting the propagation of policies on labor and employment; and strengthening administrative procedure reform.
Satisfying vocational training and learning requirements
In recent time, implementing Resolution 19-NQ/TW dated October 25, 2017 of the 12th Party Central Committee and resolutions and programs of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial People's Committee, the Department has sped up the review, arrangement and merging of vocational training institutions. It has ensured the interests of the contingent of administrators, teachers and learners and improved the training capacity and quality of units.
Up to now, the whole province has 13 vocational training institutions (4 colleges, 3 intermediate schools, 6 centers for vocational training at district level). Vocational institutions have improved quality, gradually meeting the requirements of training high-quality human resources of the province.
In particular, Yen Bai Vocational College has been approved by the Prime Minister for investment to become one of the 70 high-quality schools in the country by 2025; approved by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs for two professions to reach international level; three professions to reach ASEAN level; and one profession to reach the national level. There are four public colleges and intermediate schools approved for upgrading 11 professions to national quality.
The vocational institutions have basically met the needs of vocational training, contributing to improving the quality and quantity of human resources of the province; helping trained workers find jobs and improve their incomes.
In order to improve the effectiveness of vocational training, every year, the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has organized meetings between vocational institutions and enterprises; and job bazaars to strengthen the connection and cooperation between vocational institutions and enterprises in training associated with job creation for learners.
Vocational institutions have strengthened links with enterprises, encouraged enterprises to participate in organizing the recruitment and training of workers. Many schools have proactively set up a business relations department, surveyed the needs of enterprises to use labor and signed cooperation agreements with enterprises to train and supply labor for enterprises, solve job demands for learners. Many businesses have actively supported facilities, resources, and arranged positions for interns; sent staff to jointly develop training programs.
More than 80% of learners after graduation at vocational training institutions get jobs after graduation, especially students and graduates of key training occupations at international, ASEAN and national levels.
Some effective cooperation agreements have been signed between schools, vocational training centers and enterprises in training, inside and outside the province, according to the needs of enterprises such as between Yen Bai Vocational College and LG Group in Hai Phong to train technicians; between schools and businesses with investment projects in the province in the tourism sector; between schools and garment enterprises having investments from South Korea in the province; between schools and labor export companies inside and outside the province; between schools and Yen Bai Viettel, Yen Bai Telecom, Canon Vietnam, Hanoi Electromechanical Company, Thang Long Metal Wares Joint Stock Company, and Duc Giang Garment Company.
By Ngoc Tung, Vietnam Business Forum