Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh City holds 2018 Taiwan–Vietnam Deans of International Offices Conference
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh City held a Taiwan–Vietnam Directors of International Offices Conference on October 1, to promote Taiwan education, the government’s New Southbound Policy, and facilitate cooperation between universities in Taiwan and Vietnam.
A total of 83 people attended the conference: 46 presidents, deans, and vice deans from 37 universities in Vietnam, and 29 representatives from 24 universities in Taiwan. Ms. Chang Tsui-Feng, Deputy Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh City made the welcoming remarks.
The Education Division invited Mr. Nguyen Vu Lan, Deputy Head of the International Relations Office at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education; and Mr. Dang Tan Hiep, Acting Director of the Institute for International Cooperation and Training at Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry to share their views on Taiwan–Vietnam relations and give suggestions on educational cooperation. They both highly acclaimed Taiwan’s education and society, and they encouraged other universities in Vietnam to work closely with universities in Taiwan.
Ms. Ou Chi-Hsi, Education Attaché at the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ho Chi Minh City began by giving a presentation on Vietnam’s education and educational policies to the delegates from Taiwan. She then spoke to the deans of international offices in both countries about Taiwan’s teacher training policies, and the New Southbound Policy, and possible future cooperation.
The floor was then opened up to the delegates from universities in Taiwan and Vietnam to further discuss future cooperation. Many university representatives commented on the already close and substantial cooperation they have. The delegates feel that they have met excellent academic partners and have already commenced setting up cooperative programs. The conference was a great success.
Photo:Participants in the Taiwan–Vietnam Deans of International Offices Conference.