March 2017

UK Excellence In Education Mission Success in Vietnam

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In partnership with UK Skills Federation, Semta International and Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), Global Skills Ledger's CEO, Jonathan Ledger spent the week of Monday 27th to Thursday 30th March 2017 in Vietnam promoting the UK's world-class Technical and Vocational Education and Training sector and to speak at the Department for International Trade's 'Excellence in Education' workshop. During the week, Global Skills Ledger and Sector Skills Council colleagues met with Government Ministry officials, stakeholders, donor organisations such as Asian Development Bank and World Bank and a raft of local colleges, universities and other key agencies in order to hear about [...]

February 2017

Vietnamese Textile & Garment Workforce Study Results Revealed

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Global Skills Ledger has been working in partnership with Proskills Global Limited and has been back in Hanoi, Vietnam to share the results of a Textile and Garment sector workforce skills study. The skills study, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the British Embassy in Vietnam (FCO), saw representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MOLISA), Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT), British Council, Vietnam Textiles and Apparel Association (VITAS) and Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (VINATEX), employers, industry training providers and other relevant stakeholders, come together to discuss how [...]

January 2017

Textile and Garment Skills Roadmap

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Global Skills Ledger is working in Vietnam to support the textile and garment industry in building a vocational skills system that is fit for purpose and which helps to provide the skills that employers need to sustain their businesses into the future. For the past three months and for the next few weeks our expert team will be working closely with Proskills Global Limited, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK Embassy in Hanoi,  the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, VITAS, VINATEX, British Council and other stakeholders to complete a detailed study of employer skills and education needs within the [...]

Building Futures in Vietnamese Aerated Autoclaved Concrete

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It's been a real challenge to improve the performance of Aerated Autoclaved Concrete (AAC) brick manufacturing factories when some of the plant is ailing in age and the skill levels of workers are far lower than needed. But that's exactly what our building products/ construction materials team of experts have been doing over the last 10 months. Working in partnership with the United National Development Programme, Proskills Global Limited, the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and relevant Vietnamese universities, Global Skills Ledger's buildings materials industry specialists have succesfully completed a detailed review and analysis of Vietnamese Aerated Autoclaved Concrete (AAC) block manufacturing plants and [...]

TVET Quality Assurance for Vietnam

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It is somewhat of a challenge to take all that we have learnt about a TVET Quality Assurance, over long period of time and condense it into just 60 minutes…and then to do it for an audience that speaks a different language, lives in a different society and operates in a markedly different economy. But today that's exactly what Global Skills Ledger did. Representing the UK Skills Federation, Jonathan Ledger CEO of Global Skills Ledger Ltd provided an overview of how best to engage with employers in relation to vocational skills and apprenticeships and how best to link their [...]