Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presents the Labour Order, first class, to the university (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – National Economics University (NEU) needs to devise specific orientations to promote comprehensive educational renovation, towards developing it into a leading educational establishment in forming the start-up ecosystem and practically contributing to building a start-up nation, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Addressing a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the university’s foundation in Hanoi on November 12, the PM urged the university to strongly innovate training programmes and teaching methods to train high-quality human resources.

Appreciating the NEU's achievements, he highlighted the importance of the change of education and training development mindset, saying that a modern university ought to simutaneously care about scientific knowledge, self-study methods and soft skills.

He suggested the university develop it into a model of the self-control public university under the law on tertiary education, stressing that this will be key to improving the educational quality and renovating the tertiary education management.

It is necessary to ensure training quality to meet the demand in the labour market in the context of regional and international integration, he said.

The university should enhance links with enterprisers in applying results of science research and creating jobs for students after graduation, he noted.

He believed with its great achievements over the last six decades, the NEU will become a prestigious research-oriented multidisciplinary university in the region and the world in terms of economics and business administration.

As a leading university in the group of Vietnam economics universities, the NEU acts as a centre for training students in economics and business administration in bachelor, master and doctor training programmes in Vietnam. It also maintained connection with the Central Economic Committee and the National Assembly’s Economic Committee via economic seminars and workshops.

The university built a scientific database system, which is shared widely with 40 universities, economics and business administrative academies nationwide.

It has also cooperated with many universities, research institutes and international organisations in the UK, France, the US, Sweden, Japan, Canada, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, the UN Development Programme and the World Bank.

On the occasion, PM Phuc presented the Labour Order, first class, to the university for the second time.-VNA