Bac Lieu University works with SJ Vietnam
On January 14th 2016, Dr. Tran Van Chieu - Rector of BLU had a meeting with Ms. Cao Huyen Dieu Huong – a representative of SJ Vietnam. In the meeting, Ms. Dieu Huong gave a brief overview of SJ Vietnam. Solidarités Jeunesses Vietnam (SJ Vietnam) is an international youth Non-Governmental Organization of SJ France. In 2006, SJ Vietnam is a full member of NDVA, a partner of YAP and Alliance and CCVIS (UNESCO). There are officially 3256 local members aged between 15 and 35 in SJ Vietnam.
On this occasion, Dr. Tran Van Chieu expressed his views in favor and welcomed the goodwill of SJ Vietnam, as well as had brief introduction about the establishment history, training programs and international cooperation of BLU so far and the coming plans. He proposed co-operation with SJ Vietnam in bringing volunteers to teach English and to implement other social activities. He hoped SJ would provide great opportunities to help students improve their professional competence and professional skills to meet the needs of international integration. At the same time, it contributed to boost the quality of BLU’s teaching and learning and fulfill the 2020 Foreign Language Project. The two sides also discussed other co-operation opportunities.
Within the scope of the visit and work with BLU, Ms. Dieu Huong expressed her desire to co-operate and work at BLU, as well as do other local social activities in Bac Lieu city with international volunteers, such as international workcamp, the training courses on integration capacity; long-term volunteer project...
On the same day, the SJ Vietnam representative also discussed with Mr. Diep Hong Thanh - Deputy Head of Primary, representing the Department of Education and Training of Bac Lieu province and Mr. Duong Vinh Khi - Deputy Director of Education Dong Hai district Training on financing water purification equipment for kindergartens and primary schools in rural areas. The two sides agreed to set a project which helps rural pupils to have clean water for better serving teaching and learning in the remote areas.
Although this is the first time SJ Vietnam has a visit to BLU, it is a promising collaborative opportunity to Bac Lieu University particularly and Bac Lieu city generally in the coming time.
Written by: Hồng Ngọc