UK, Vietnam strengthen collaboration in education

The British Council in Vietnam signed a Memorandum of Educational Collaboration with the Hanoi Department of Education and Training (Hanoi DoET) with the witness of new Ambassador of the UK to Vietnam, Mr. Gareth Ward.

UK, Vietnam strengthen collaboration in education

With over 20 years co-operation between the British Council and the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam, with the importance of education and training, aligning with the Strategic Partnership between the UK and Vietnam, the British Council in Vietnam and Hanoi DoET commit to further explore mutually beneficial educational partnership opportunities.
In the three-year period (from September 1, 2018 to September 1, 2021), Hanoi DoET and British Council Vietnam have agreed and committed to implement the MOC in the following areas such as supporting the professional development of English language teachers in terms of both language proficiency and teaching skills and methodologies aligned with the National Foreign Languages strategy of the Government of Vietnam and the priorities of the Hanoi People’s Committee; supporting the improvement of teaching and learning in schools, targeting school leaders, teachers and students; enabling access for Vietnamese students and parents to information on the UK, UK education, UK and international exams, testing and accreditation; supporting the quality provision of English language testing and assessment for teachers and students, aiming to raise the level of English proficiency among teachers and students in Hanoi and raising awareness of educational opportunities for Vietnamese students in the UK and at the British Council.


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