VEPR conducted field study in Ha Noi

From 16th March to 31th March 2017, the Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) conducted fieldtrip at companies sending trainees to Japan.

The project is part of the project “Enhancing human resources exchange between Viet Nam and Japan with the trainees returned back after Trainee Programs” chaired by Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and under the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Participating the project are MSc. Pham Tuyet Mai, Deputy Director of VEPR and VEPR’s researchers Nguyen Quang Thai, Tran Hong Van, Hoang Thi Chinh Thon.

On 16th March, 2017, the research team met the Center for Training and Supplying international Human Resources belongs to the state-owned TECHSIMEX, an import-export company The Center specializes in the field of labor export to Taiwan and Japan.


Meeting TECHSIMEX Company

On 21th March, 2017, the research team visited East Sea Export Labor and Commercial Service Joint Stock Company – ESTRALA. The State holds a portion of the capital in this company. The center specializes in the field of labor export to Taiwan and Japan, expanding to Europe.


Interviewing ESTRALA Company

On 30th March, the research team visited the International Human Resource Cooperation Center (EMICO), under the Voice of Vietnam (VOV), established on the basis of the Foreign Workers Cooperation Center since 1999 to find out about the Trainees Program in Japan.


Vistiting EMICO Center

On 31th March, 2017, the research team visited the Training Center of NOSCO IMAST which is located in the campus of Ha Noi Vocational College of High Technology. The research team talked with Mr. Nguyen Huu Long who trained in Japan in Mechanical Engineering in 2007-2010 period, Deputy Director of Training Center of NOSCO IMASST. And Ms. Nguyen Thi Tuyen who trained in Japan in 2010-2014 period. She worked as a mushroom grower at a large enterprise in Nakono, Japan. After returning home with Japanese language proficiency N3, she became a Japanese language teacher and currently teaches at NOSCO IMAST.


Meeting trainees

Meeting trainees

In the coming time, the research team are going to meet with other companies to complete the research.

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