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ASEAN Skills Competition winners awarded merit certificates

On the gathering to mark 36th Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs yesterday lauded teachers and students who grabbed medals at the 12th ASEAN Skill Competition and the national festival for vocational teachers.

ASEAN Skills Competition winners awarded merit certificates

The Vietnamese students captured seven gold medals, seven silver medals and six bronze medals from the competition.
The Vietnamese team claimed third place in the competition.
Of the medals, the students from HCMC won three golden medals, three silver medals and two bronze ones in the field of CNC maintenance, IT software and electronic
In the national festival, 22 teacher participants from HCMC won the competition and they ranked the second after Hanoi team.
The winners from ASEAN Skill Competition will have stable employment after graduation, said the Department.
Department Director Le Minh Tan asked vocation training schools in HCMC to improve their quality; especially 13 major schools which HCMC spent VND1,100 billion ($47.3 million ) to upgrade.
He requested schools to provide just 30 percent for theory and the remaining time is for practice to meet demand of labor market in and out the country.
On the occasion, HCMC People’s Committee awarded merit certificates to the eight winners and three teachers who trained students to take part in the ASEAN Skill Competition.

By MANH HOA - Translated by ANH QUAN

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