Despite industry demand for workers with disability skilled PWDs are in shortage

Shortage of skilled people with disabilities but few people go to vocational schools

Many businesses want to recruit people with disability (PWDs) but they do not meet the requirements due to lack skills. Meanwhile, people with disabilities have very little access to vocational schools.

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Mr Hoan received an Australia Awards scholarship in 2015

Vietnamese PhD finds gene that protects 10% of global crops

Out of 80,000 coded genes, Dr. Hoan was looking for the gene responsible for forming barley resistance to fungal rust, which was as hard as "finding a needle at the bottom of the tank".



Nguyen Van Cu with his colleagues at DRD

People with Disability Make a Change through Vocational Education

Mr. Nguyen Van Cu, Deputy Director of the Centre for Disability Research and Capacity Development (DRD) and his colleagues have been implementing various initiatives to promote the engagement of people with disability (PWD) in society. These initiatives include providing PWDs with access to quality vocational education and training to help them integrate into and contribute to society as equally as other citizens.



Prof Dr. Nguyen Xuan Thang and delegates witnessing the signing of the agreement

Cooperation Agreement Signing Ceremony for the Implementation of “Establishment and Capacity Building for the Vietnam – Australia Centre”

On the morning of 8 June 2022, The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) signed a Cooperation Agreement at the HCMA to implement the Project: "Establishment and Capacity Building for the Vietnam – Australia Centre” (VAC), in Hanoi.



55 new Vietnamese scholars receiving Australia Awards Scholarship certificates

The secret of "hunting" prestigious Australia Awards scholarships

These outstanding awardees, drawn from central and provincial governments, NGOs, academic institutions and the private sector, will undertake study in a range of areas that support Vietnam’s long-term development. These include natural resources management, entrepreneurship, gender equality, disability inclusion, and vocational education management.



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