At the opening ceremony (Photo: VOV)
It aims to increase cooperation between ministries, agencies, localities and groups in vocational training; promote vocational training in connection with industrial production and services; and select candidates to join the 12th ASEAN Skills Competition this year in Thailand and the 45th World Skills Competition in 2019 in the Russian Federation.

Addressing the opening ceremony of the competition's No. 4 Council in Hanoi on May 15th, Truong Anh Dung, Deputy Head of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Labor, War-Invalids and Social Affairs, said that the competition was a playground for young labourers to compete in high skills, application of high technologies and new materials for increased working productivity and competitiveness, contributing to boosting the country’s economic growth.

According to Mr. Dung, the country’s achievements in skills competitions have marked its quality in vocational training and human resources.

Over the past years, skills competitions have developed in both quality and quantity. Many new professions have been developed while studying and teaching methods have been renewed. From national skills competitions, a great number of excellent candidates have been chosen to join regional and world skills competitions and gain achievements, contributing to developing the image of Vietnam’s vocational training./.

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