Leaders and senior officials from 13 universities and four colleges are participating in a training course on “Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institution in Vietnam” that opened yesterday in HCM City  (Photo courtesy of SEAMEO RETRAC)
 
HCM City (VNA) - Leaders and senior officials from 13 universities and four colleges are participating in a training course on “Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institution in Vietnam” which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 29.

The five-day course organised by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation’s Regional Training Centre in Vietnam (SEAMEO RETRAC) is aimed at improving and enhancing the competence of departmental leaders, coordinators and senior officials responsible for quality assurance at higher education institutions across the country.

It will provide the participants with knowledge and upgrade their skills in developing and implementing international quality assurance activities to access the regional and international quality standards.

Topics under discussion at the training course include introduction to international quality assurance, designing effective quality assurance system and tools at higher education institutions, and applying international and regional standards for improving internal quality assurance.

Participants of the training course are also provided an opportunity for visiting and studying the internal quality assurance system at the International University in HCM City.

The training course is one component of the project titled “Capacity building on internal quality assurance for higher education institutions in Vietnam” which is co-funded by the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) and SEAMEO RETRAC.

The project includes three phases of face-to-face training, online coaching and a survey on the impact of training on the beneficiaries’ performance at their institutions.-VNA