VIBE partners meeting
News17 April 2018
Hanoi 17 April 2018
The Embassy of Ireland hosted the first-ever partner meeting of the Vietnam Ireland Bilateral Education Exchange (VIBE) Programme.
Since 2015, the VIBE programme has provided catalytic grants to support 11 partnerships between 11 Vietnamese universities and 7 Irish higher education institutions in a wide range of co-operation, including curriculum development, academic staff and student exchange, and joint research.
Here are some examples of partnerships under VIBE:
Dr Nguyen Dang Hao, Dean of Business Administration Faculty of Hue College of Economics, talks to us about their partnership with the Institute of Technology, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland.
The University of Science and Technology Hanoi, in collaboration with University College Cork, Ireland, is developing a Long Range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) model that can be used to inform policy planning in the Vietnam energy sector.
The Vietnam National Economics University (NEU) and Trinity College Dublin are working together on a project to promote social innovation and support an eco-system for social entrepreneurship in Vietnam. We've asked Associate Professor, Dr. Truong Thi Nam Thang, Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE) of the NEU about the project.
Ms Nguyen Thi Anh Minh from the University of Science - Vietnam National University HCMC shares information about their exciting joint project with Dublin City University on promoting service learning and STEM in education.