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HCM City hosts Vietnam Global Education Dialogue

Nearly 200 delegates from universities around the globe are gathering at the Vietnam Education Dialogue 2014: Higher Education Reforms (VED 2014) in HCM City from July 31 to August 1.

The two-day conference provides a good chance for Government leaders, scholars, and university and business representatives around the world to present and debate initiatives about higher education reforms in Vietnam.

At the conference, Rena Bitter – US Consul General – said she is honoured to preside over the conference and believes that converging of intellectuals will serve as a catalyst for higher education reform in the country.

Illustrative photo. Vietnamese university students on graduation day

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga said Vietnam is on the right track to carry out education reform.

Participants debated a number of issues, such as higher education governance, accountability, finance, quality and digitalisation in tertiary education reform. They also talked about lecturers, scientific research, private universities and foreign-invested universities.

 The conference also covered dissertations presented by US information and culture counsellor to Hanoi Terry White, representatives from the Government and VEDG.

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