Fellows reporting on the knowledge gained during their training course Preventing and responding to violence against women and girls

Changing the mindset and actions of Vietnamese women and girls about violence

After attending a 10-week training course at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia Awards Fellows from the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) hoped that with the knowledge they gained, they could contribute to changing the mindset and actions of Vietnamese women and girls facing domestic violence and violence in society more generally.



Ms Karen Lanyon, Australian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City addresses the Planning Workshop “Promoting Industry Linkages in Vocational Education and Training” in Ho Chi Minh City, in May 2017

‘Employers have a key role in vocational training to reduce skills gap in logistics’

“Businesses need to co-operate with colleges to build the standards for graduation and to develop suitable training programs. They could share market information and information of their recruitment demands. The colleges should also be active in studying the market and developing ties with businesses,” Dr Nguyen Hong Minh, Director General of the General Directorate of Vocational Training, said in his speech at a two-day workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City.



Several Australia Awards alumni makinga group presentation at the Creativity and Innovation workshop

“Creativity and innovation” workshop scores with Australia Awards alumni and fellows

Aus4Skills’ two-day workshop “Creativity and Innovation” received overwhelmingly positive feedback from participants, who believed they could put what they had learned to work.



Australia Ambassador H.E. Mr Craig Chittick addresses the alumni

Australia Awards alumni look forward to contributing to Vietnam’s development

Australian Ambassador H.E. Mr Craig Chittick hosted over sixty Australia Awards and Endeavour alumni, who recently returned to Vietnam upon completing their post-graduate studies in Australia, at a ceremony in Hanoi on 11 May 2017. Their supervisors were also invited to the ceremony.



Participants listen to Australian Ambassador

Australian Alumni in Vietnam Strategy launched in style

Some 70 distinguished guests and alumni joined the Australian Ambassador HE Mr Craig Chittick for the launch of the Australian Alumni in Vietnam Strategy in Hanoi on 20 December 2016. The Strategy was developed to roll out in Vietnam Australia’s Global Alumni Engagement Strategy, launched in April 2016.


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