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Project ID:00073493Description:Supporting higher education re
Viet Nam One Plan Fund II
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2009
OP 2006 Social Services
End Date*: 30 Jun 2012
Country: Viet Nam Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Sc

The IU contributes to achievement of international standards in higher education through recommendations for a national institutional mechanisms for quality assurance and accreditation.

In the transition to MIC status, as donor support diminishes, Viet Nam will be required to develop viable economic solutions. Currently, the Viet Nam's GoV aims to enhance knowledge emerging based economy thus supporting high-tech enterprise and industry addressed. development. This knowledge base is only viable with strong, internationally-accepted, higher education institutions.

1. Draft EDSP - p. 21, solution 6: Renovation of teaching methodologies, assessment national development of academic achievements, , educational institutions

 - p. 25, Education and Training international treaty National Target Programme:


 --3. Renovation of assessment and  development of educational quality  accreditation system


 - 9. Establishment of international  standards universities and faculties


2. SEDP 2011-2015

- p. 95: Developing university education in two trends:

development research and applied profession; applying advanced training programs of reliable universities in the world.

- p. 95 Building a system to verify educational quality independently; verifying public and private educational institutions and publishing the verifying results; ranking educational and training institutions and publishing the result on mass media.

The IU will contribute to MDG 1 as it will allow for preparation for better qualified professionals that can establish better socio-economic models.

UNESCO will provide the MOET with assistance to identify best practices  and a model to manage and deliver achievement of national quality assurance in higher  education. Several national and an international workshop will provide explanation and reference to platforms for the discussions on the best options. Capacity building of MOET to install and manage the system will take place. Universities in Vietnam willing to undergo piloting in quality assurance will be linked to UNESCO portal on Higher Education. The programme will assist the government in raising the quality of higher education especially in the view of the large number of private and foreign higher education institutions offering their services since Vietnam's entry to WTO.

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