Jul 03, 2020
On the afternoon of June 30, 2020, Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Mr. Pham Ngoc Thuong, chaired a press conference of the 2020 National Press Award titled “For the Education of Vietnam”. Professor Dr. Raymond Gordon – President of British University Vietnam (BUV) attended the press conference as a sponsor.
Having been held for the past 2 years, the National Press Award “For the Education of Vietnam”, with the aim of recognizing and honoring the valuable contributions of the press to the Education Sector, has attracted the interest of journalists, press agencies and both professional and amateur writers. In 2019 alone, 6 months after their launch, the Organizing Committee received nearly 1,000 entries belonging to 4 categories: Print Newspaper, E-Newspaper, Radio and Television.
2020 marks the third consecutive time BUV has become a diamond sponsor for this event. Speaking at the press conference, Professor Dr. Raymond Gordon – the President of British University Vietnam shared: “Communication is important for education, especially in times of radical change and technological advancement. Advances in education technology has revolutionized curriculum design, teaching techniques and how people learn. Through technology, governments around the world have the opportunity to increase access to education with greater efficiency. Teachers have the opportunity to positively impact a much broader set of students and hence, change their lives and the communities in which they live.”
“I commend the Ministry of Education and Training and the Education and Times, for facilitating these awards, which bring the stories of how teachers throughout the Vietnam have inspired and enriched the lives of their students. I personally have been touched by these stories in past years.”, Professor Dr. Raymond stated.
Accordingly, BUV is committed to working with MOET to enhance the Education in Vietnam and honoured to be the diamond sponsor for this award for the 3rd consecutive year. Through this event, BUV shows its commitment to strengthen close cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Training to create more motivation and encourage extensive cooperation programs to contribute to the development of Vietnam’s education.
Founded in 2009 from 100% foreign investment, British University Vietnam (BUV) has had a 10-year mission to deliver to Vietnamese students the opportunity to study in a world-class British education environment in Vietnam, contributing human resources of high quality by equipping students with the knowledge, experience and skill sets necessary for them to work in a global working environment. With a long-term commitment to contributing to the development of undergraduate education in Vietnam, BUV is proud to be in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training, and other educational organizations, in implementing outstanding activities such as: deploying A-level programmes at high schools, teacher training projects in 2019 and many other endeavours.
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