Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Canada came to visit and worked with Tra Vinh University

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On November 19 & 20, 2011, the delegation of Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) led by Mr. David Walls- Vice president, Academic came to visit and worked with TVU.

The collaboration between TVU and SIAST has been developed since 2001. SIAST is one of the institutions which helped TVU in applying community college model. During ten years, the two institutions have had different cooperative activities such as sharing, exchanging information, books and reference materials, research and training program development. SIAST has also sponsored TVU the annual curriculum design contest since 2006.

In the morning of November 20, 2011,  Dr. PhamTiet Khanh- Rector of TVU and Mr. David Walls- Vice president of SIAST signed Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) term 2011-2016 with the witness of provincial leaders: Mr. Duong Hoang Nghia- Deputy Secretary of Tra Vinh Party Committee and Ms. Son Thi Anh Hong- Vice Chairwoman of Tra Vinh people’s committee and TVU Rector Board: Mr. Nguyen Tien Dung, Mr. Le Van Don, Mr. Vo Hoang Khai and all staffs and students of TVU.

The signing will help the two institutions in long term and sustainable cooperation. SIAST has committed to continue funding the awards for the curriculum design contest  during the term of cooperation agreement and the two institutions will promote other cooperative activities. On this occasion, Mr. David Walls awarded three lecturers who won the contest of curriculum design in 2011.

After the signing ceremony, Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh- Rector of TVU, President of Vietnam Association of Community colleges gave the Decision and Certificate to consider SIAST a member of VACC for Mr. David Walls- Vice president of SIAST.

On the occasion of  Vietnamese Teacher’s Day (November 20, 2011), TVU solemly invited the SIAST delegation to attend the meeting with  staff and students.

Written by: Huynh Trang