VOYAGE RESEARCHERS TRAINING (FOLLOW UP) AND PROJECT MEETING IN BOLOGNA

The Voyage Project Research meeting took place in Bologna at AlmaLaurea, from December 11-15, 2017. The meeting, dedicated in particular to Vietnamese partners, aimed at discuss  the preliminary results of  the pilot survey about Graduands and Graduates delivered from the 3 universities (HANU, NUAE, PTIT) and at re-train the researcher on the main steps to be followed in order to deliver the final survey.  Researchers from the 3 universities (2-3 people for each university) presented the report and main discussion opened on the main issue related to survey delivery : sample to be chosen, data matching, exclusion criteria, graphical presentation, structure of the written report crfitical points and suggestions for next survey. The impact of the report at national level on the main stakeholders (Universities, Ministry of Education, Quality Assurance Agencies, Students and Families) was underlined. 

The MANAGEMENT MEETING that followed was intended to cover all technical aspects related to the Project, to assess the project state of art according to WPs and deliverables, including the financial issues as well as the definition of the sustainability plan. 

In the third day of the meeting, an Official Meeting with the University of Bologna took place:  the Vietnamese delegation was invited by the International Relations Office of University of Bologna for a discussion regarding further cooperation between the University of Bologna and the Vietnamese Universities, part of VOYAGE Project.

Main reults of the meeting:

-Draft sustainability plan (updated version)

-Pilot Survey "Graduands and Graduates Profile"

-Quality Assurance Analysis (Voyage Questionnaire and European ENQA standard; Voyage Questionnaire, ENQA and Vietnamese Standards on Higher Education Quality Assessment -HEQA)

 

Dissemination event and Project meeting at NUAE, Hanoi, Vietnam, 23-27 October 2017

From 23 to 27 October 2017 took place at National University of Art Education, Hanoi, Vietnam the Voyage Project Conference Opportunities for the young and graduates employability in Vietnam”. The main topics of the five days meetings were the dissemination of the Project, the involvement of new stakeholders and meetings “face to face” between Vietnamese enterprises and universities.

The first meeting day was extremely significant, interesting and fruitful thanks to the participaction of very important public actors. Among those who delivered speeches we would like to mention the presence of Mr. NGUYEN VAN PHUC, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Trainings, the S.R. of Vietnam; Counsellor Natalia Sanginiti from the Italian Embassy in Vietnam; Mr. Pham Hoang Hai, Executive Director of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and Ms. Anna Maria Nguyen, Head of Desk Emilia-Romagna/Italy in Binh Duong and Representative of Becamex in Europe.

At meeting participated as well representatives of new stakeholders, as Ha Long University, Ho Chi Minh City Open University, representatives of business community and Vietnamese students.

The main results of the meeting:

-Workshop on labour market and higher education in Vietnam (monitoring enterprise skill needs and internship promotion-WP.5.1.): intensive discussion between academic world representatives with more than 50 participants (mainly enterprises and student community). The Vietnamese Ministry of Higher Education, Italian Embassy, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, UnionCamere Emilia Romagna as well as to the representatives of other universities not part of Voyage Consortium opened the first day session.

-Focus group with companies-more than 20 companies attended the focus group. The main topic of the focus group was based on the contents of the questionnaire developed by University of Padova and available on line for enterprises (http://websurvey.unipd.it/survey/index.php/542295?lang=en );

-Focus group with students-40 students took part to the focus group.  The main topic of the focus group was  the internship experience and the related best practices to be implemented.

The results of the monitoring activites will be sistematized in a Report on “Skill needs and internship promotion in Vietnam”.

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VOYAGE PROJECT AND NEW STAKEHOLDERS INTEREST

From 23 to 27 October 2017 took place at National University of Art Education, Hanoi, Vietnam the Voyage Project Conference “Opportunities for the young and graduates employability in Vietnam”. The main topics of the five days meetings were the dissemination of the Project, the involvement of new stakeholders and meetings “face to face” between Vietnamese enterprises and universities.

The first meeting day was extremely significant, interesting and fruitful thanks to the participaction of very important public actors. Among those who delivered speeches we would like to mention the presence of Mr. NGUYEN VAN PHUC, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Trainings, the S.R. of Vietnam; Counsellor Natalia Sanginiti from the Italian Embassy in Vietnam; Mr. Pham Hoang Hai, Executive Director of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and Ms. Anna Maria Nguyen, Head of Desk Emilia-Romagna/Italy in Binh Duong and Representative of Becamex in Europe.

At meeting participated as well representatives of new stakeholders, as Ha Long University, Ho Chi Minh City Open University, representatives of business community and Vietnamese students.

The event received a significant interest also from local and national media:

https://www.baomoi.com/tang-cuong-co-hoi-tiep-can-thi-truong-lao-dong-cho-sinh-vien-viet-nam/c/23667753.epi

http://giaoducthoidai.vn/kinh-te-xa-hoi/tang-cuong-co-hoi-tiep-can-thi-truong-lao-dong-cho-sinh-vien-viet-nam-3903634-v.html

https://laodong.vn/giao-duc/thuc-day-co-hoi-tiep-can-thi-truong-lao-dong-cho-sinh-vien-571709.ldo

http://bnews.vn/du-an-voyage-thuc-day-co-hoi-tiep-can-thi-truong-lao-dong-cho-sinh-vien-viet-nam/46063.html

Voyage platform transfer

on September 19, 2017, as planned, the Voyage platform was successfully transferred in Vietnam, hosted by Hanoi University! the platform is now available for students and companies registration at: https://voyage.hanu.vn/

 

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VOYAGE platform Open to Registration

The VOYAGE platform for matching supply and demand of qualified human resources is  active and open for Students and Company registration!

http://voyage.almalaurea.it

By registering, students/graduates will be able to assess their university experience, to contribute to the improvement of the quality of their belonging university and to apply online to internship/job offers.

Companies will have access to graduates' CVs certified by universities and will be able to publish online internship/job offers.

Voyage Platform ready for registration of non-graduate students

June 20, 2017: Voyage platform is ready for allowing the enrollment of non-graduate students on the platform. Non-graduate students can register in the platform without the compulsory completion of the questionnaire.

 

The main criterion required to distinguish between graduates (graduating students) and non-graduate students is the indication of the expected year of graduation:  if the year of the degree is less than or equal to the “next year” the compilation is mandatory (graduating students). If not, the student is defined as non-graduate and the registration (and CV generation) can be done without the fill out of the assessment questionnaire. The fill out for these students is postponed to their graduation year.  

 

 

New Student Registration in Voyage Platform!

During the months of February and March 2017, the number of the students registration in the Voyage platform has markedly increased thanks to the dissemination sessions carried out in the partner Universities and the seminars organized with the student for explaining the benefits of registering in the Platform.Registration will continue in the next months.

 

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