Training workshop on “Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institutions in Vietnam”, SEAMEO RETRAC, October 29-November 2, 2018

On October 29 – November 2, 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC conducted a five day training course on “Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institutions in Vietnam” at the Center’s premises. The course was aimed at improving and enhancing the competence of participants in the area of internal quality assurance in higher education. The training course was facilitated by qualified and experienced trainers who are currently working in the field of quality assurance in higher education in the region and Vietnam. Participating in the course were 31 Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Deans, Vice-Deans and administrators, who are responsible for quality assurance and accreditation at their institutions, coming from 17 higher education institutions in Vietnam (among which were 13 universities and 4 colleges). This training course was Phase one of the project entitled “Capacity Building in Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institution in Vietnam” co-funded by SEAMEO RETRAC and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). Phase two of the project, which will be online coaching meetings, will be tentatively conducted on November 21 and December 5, 2018. The project also includes a survey on the impacts of training on the beneficiaries’ performance on internal quality assurance at their institutions, which will be conducted within six months after Phase one and two of the project finish.