City of HCM (VNA) – The reform of vocational training in association with digital transformation and the application of information technologies has been defined as an important solution to provide high quality human resources for the labor market and to optimize the opportunities offered by the Fourth industrial revolutionaccording to insiders.
One of the major contents of the digital transformation of vocational training is the conduct of training activities in a digital environment, which makes it possible to improve management efficiency and expand training methods as well as the people’s access to vocational training through the renewal of content and teaching, learning, examining and evaluating measures.
Pham Vu Quoc Binh, Deputy Director of Vocational Training Administration of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, affirmed that digital transformation in vocational training is a process of integrating and applying technologies digital.
Meanwhile, Professor Do Van Dung, former director of HCM City University of Technology and Education, said digital transformation is a vital factor that helps vocational training activities adapt to the situation. present, to reduce costs, improve competitiveness and enhance efficiency, laying the foundations for autonomy and the change of mentality of the sector and the realization of shared education.
Ho Thi Ngoc Thuy from the University of Saigon stressed the need to accelerate the digital transformation so as not to miss the opportunities brought by the fourth industrial revolution, because in the period of global integration, the education sector and of training in general and vocational training in particular are not outside the global trend.
One of the important solutions adopted by many vocational training institutions is to accelerate the process of digital transformation and upgrade their infrastructure system and equipment, as well as reform their training curriculum. They have established close links with companies to develop training programs and organize training activities as well as to transfer modern training technologies.
According to the Vocational Training Sub-Committee of the National Council for Education and Human Resource Development, so far, many professional training institutions across the country have begun to apply computer and digital training materials and equipment in teaching activities, while many have digitized their teaching materials, and others have collaborated with outside organizations to bring in service of digital libraries./