Education and training

Vocational education

Switzerland increases employment opportunities for local disadvantaged in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government of Switzerland has provided a budget of US$8.6 million to assist vocational training and employment support for disadvantaged people in Laos.Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Dr Kikeo Chanthaboury and Regional Director for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ...

Times Reporters

Nam Theun 2 agrees to support Khammuan sustainable skills development

Khammuan province’s Technical-Vocational College and Nam Theun 2 Power Company Ltd have signed a new cooperation agreement on sustainable local skills development for the hydropower sector.The cooperation agreement was inked last week, after the first three-year implementation of the memorandum of understanding’s action plan on ...

Times Reporters

New training facility to enhance Vangvieng tourism 

Vangvieng district, Vientiane province: — A new tourism and hospitality practical training facility will soon run upgraded vocational education programmes in the popular visitor destination.The ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the modern training facility was held at the Vangvieng campus of the Vientiane province Technical ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Renovated technical training school opens in Borikhamxay

A ceremony to hand over the refurbished Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) School in Borikhamxay province took place at the end of last month. Almost EUR 1.3 million has been spent on the modernisation and extension of the school and the provision of equipment.Under ...

Times Reporters

Ground broken for second campus of Lao-German Technical College

Construction of a second campus of the Lao-German Technical College is underway in Vientiane which will allow more students to take trade-specific courses, especially in the operation of heavy machinery.The new college is funded by grants from the Lao and German governments and will provide ...

Times Reporters

Germany provides 1 million euros for new technical college

The German government will support Laos by providing half the cost to construct the second 2-million euro Lao-German Technical College in Vientiane. Work on the facility is set to start at the end of this year, and the Ministry of Education and Sports has selected a ...

Khonesavanh Latsaphao

Hongsa Power Supports Development Of Local Polytechnic Students

(KPL) Hongsa Power Company, operator of the 1,878-mw mine-mouth thermal power plant in Hongsa, Xayaboury province has signed an MoU with Polytechnic College to help train its students.More ...


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