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Logistics training and education in Ho Chi Minh City
Industry-led Vocational Education and Training Model

Aus4Skills Program, an Aus4Vietnam Investment by the Australian Government, aims to contribute to human resource development and skills development in Vietnam.




Dr Hoang Yen at the Cultural Event of Asian Australians 2015

A teacher, “a bright crescent moon”, realises her dream upon her return to Vietnam after her PhD degree in Australia

Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen is founder cum director of the Disability Resources and Development (DRD), and a lecturer at the Ho Chi Minh City Open University. “How she can have seemingly endless time, energy and enthusiasm to work and contribute to the society?” is a common question raised in admiration by her friends, colleagues, and students. In an interview with Education and Times Newspaper, Hoang Yen shared her desire, plans, and expectations after completing a PhD program under an Australia Awards Scholarship.




Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen and her musical talent

A Teacher, like the Sun shedding unconditional light

At Ho Chi Minh City Open University, there is a special lecturer who always impresses others by her bright smile, warm voice, and positive attitude. Students remember her for her engaging and lively lectures; colleagues admire her for her musical talent, and somehow, they forget a pair of crutches accompanying her every day. During the interview with Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen, there were lyrics echoing in the author’s mind: “A teacher, like the Sun shedding unconditional light”!




Ms Pham Kieu Oanh

Women’s actions for ‘no-one left behind’

These are Australia Awards Alumni who returned to Vietnam upon completing their studies and made positive contributions to the community, particularly in activities providing other women with opportunities to advance their lives and careers.



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