Officially put into operation since 2014 in the framework of cooperation between Lao Cai provice and Nouvelle Aquitaine (French) region, French training program for ethnic minorities in Sapa is one of the most effective activities in this cooperation program.
Aware of the tourism development trend of Lao Cai province in general and of Sa Pa in particular, we have quickly caught up with the trend in improving the quality of labor in tourism in Sapa, to meet good demand for using quality labor today.
French class for minority people; photo by Thanh Tuan
French teacher at the class; photo by To Uyen
Coming to the French classes at Lao Cai Tourist Information and Promotion Center, all of student have had chance to study by French professors who come from Bordeaux Montaigne university (French) with good experience. We have helped thousands minorities labor to have opportunity to have a good job in Sa Pa. Moreover, We train French specialized hotel restaurants and tour guides with training programs attached to local reality, practical programs are very effective in every course for students. This has created a great advantage for students to receive jobs immediately after finishing the course.
Chairman of Lao Cai People’s Committee visiting French class; photo by To Uyen
In the future, we hope to expand this activity to other localities of Lao Cai province to help more minoritis people to have good chance in looking for a good job in Lao Cai.