Currently, in the whole province there is one provincial center for continuing education, 10 centers for vocational and continuing education in the districts and the city. In the academic year of 2019 - 2020, the whole educational branch has performed well the assigned functions and tasks and key tasks of the school year under the guidance of the Ministry of Education and Training.
The quality of teaching and learning the programs of continuing education has been gradually improved. The proportion of students following the continuing education at high school level with good academic capacity has been strengthened. The proportion of students with bad learning capacity has gradually been overcome. Mobilizing to organize classes of the institutions of continuing education in the province have met and exceeded the set plan. Specifically, there are 2 classes with 34 students following continuing education at the lower secondary education program, there are 3 classes with 63 students following the continuing education program after knowing literacy, there are 105 classes with 3,257 students following continuing education at high school level. There are 1,099 students following the general vocational education, there are 2,667 students following the general education combined with the vocational secondary school, 107 students are the English learners of A level, 412,176 students belong to deferent thematic classes, 74,589 students follow life skills education, 890 learners study Thai and Mong languages. 5 classes with 262 joint training students at university level have been opened. The examination to issue certificates of information technology application for 937 learners has been held.
In the academic year of 2020-2021, the Department of Education and Training has set out a number of tasks as followed: Strengthening a consistent understanding of the positions, the roles, the goals and the tasks of continuing education prescribed in the Education Law of 2019, continuing to strongly renovate the State management mechanism for the continuing education and the governance activities in the institutions of continuing education, focusing on strengthening the order and the discipline, focusing on improving the quality of education and diversifying the activities associated with renewing the content, the programs, the teaching methods, testing, evaluating and quality accreditation for continuing education establishments, promoting the application of IT, communication in teaching and learning management, strengthening the inspection and the supervision to improve the implementing effectiveness and the efficiency of the state management for continuing education.