Attending the meeting on behalf of MOET-TSC were Mr. Bui Van Linh, Director; Mr. Hoang Cong Dung, Deputy Director; and Mr. Tran Phuong, In Charge of Research and Forecast Department. On the side of Vietnam Maritime University, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Duc, Vice Rector of the University; Mr. Truong Cong My, Head of Student Affairs Department, Director of Job Introduction Training Center; Dr. Nguyen Canh Toan, Deputy Head of the Training Department; Dr. Nguyen Doan Hoai, Deputy Head of Inspection and Quality Assurance Department; Mr. Le Hoang Duong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, President of the University's Student Union; and delegates from the university's functional divisions and departments.

The MOET-TSC’s functionand mission is to assist the Party Personnel Committee and Ministry of Education and Training leaders in conducting state management support operations for the departments, with two major groupings of tasks: training supportand human resource supply.

Vietnam Maritime University is a national key university that aims to meet international standards in multidisciplinary and multi-level training, from vocational training to doctoral training, providing high-quality human resources for both national and international socio-economic sectors. The university is one of the pioneers in regional and international integration, and it is an official member of the Association of Maritime Education and Training Institutions in Asia Pacific (AMETAP), the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), and the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).

Equipping students with international integration skills is of enormous importance in the industrial revolution 4.0 and the cause of comprehensive fundamental innovation in education and training, and it has changed a lot in comparison to before. In addition to the main curriculum trained by universities, it is becoming increasingly importantto provide students with skills, particularly professional skills, digital transformation skills, and so on.

Mr. Bui Van Linh, Director of the MOET-TSC, stated during the meeting that the center wishes to promote cooperation with the school on specific content in order to satisfy the demands of enhancing the quality of career counseling, employment and adding value to students. The Centre also wants the school to participate in the ecosystem as a supplier, a place to provide high-quality human resources, to coordinate human resource training based on orders from agencies and businesses, to apply and transfer technology in training and scientific research, to conduct research to forecast human needs, to survey graduates' jobs, and to connect with the demand side, which are businesses looking to recruit graduates.

In particular, the two sides will work together to organize support for students to practice at businesses, find part-time jobs, introduce jobs after they graduate, and send students to train abroad in the form of: academic exchange, professional skills training, and related expertise; implementing contracts to supply experts and highly qualified human resources for domestic and foreign units, organizations, and enterprises; and promoting the creation of human resources for export.

MOET-TSC is involved in introducing, promoting, recruiting, and developing training courses, as well as fostering degrees and professional certificates in maritime, crew, and machinery, all of which are based on international standards set by the Vietnam Maritime University, which has been recognized and licensed by relevant international organizations.

Additionally, the two sides collaborated to organize classes, training courses, and foster digital skills, vocational education, entrepreneurship, innovation, intellectual property, and digital technology 4.0 for students and lecturers, as well as appoint experts, scientists, and experienced lecturers to participate in short-term training and retraining programs, etc.

Coordination and organization of conferences, seminars, trainings, professional training, events, fairs, admission counseling, career counseling, start-up, technology transfer consulting, conferences job market/exchange floor, recruitment introduction, connection of investment funds to successfully incubate student projects/start-up ideas to honor students with outstanding achievements; conducting labor market research, evaluation, and surveys, career-job guidance, training industry trends, and evaluation reports on high-quality human resource development.

Mr. Bui Van Linh, Director of MOET-TSC, expressed his opinion

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Duc, Vice Rector of Vietnam Maritime University, praising the two sides' prospective collaboration in the future, said: "The idea of cooperation between the two parties is to create the best service for learners and employees after graduation, with the hope that the centre and the school will promote training activities and develop high-quality human resources for Hai Phong city in particular and social needs in general."

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Duc - Vice Rector of Vietnam Maritime University giving a speech

By effectively implementing the above-mentioned coordination contents, it will enhance career orientation, international integration skills, innovation-start-up, and graduate quality, as well as create more good job opportunities for graduates, which will contribute to affirming the role of Vietnam Maritime University in Hai Phong city and the Red River Delta region in the coming years.

The delegation of MOET-TSC worked with Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pham Xuan Duong - Rector of Vietnam Maritime University