The two-day event was co-hosted by Hanoi University of Industry and Vietnam Association of English Language Teaching and Research (VietTESOL Associaiton).
A variety of different kinds of sessions are planned for the event. There will be a focus on three major topics, firstly in training foreign languages including modern technologies in English Language Teaching (ELT). Secondly, English teaching and assessment methods and third and finally specialized English training with career orientations.
Dr. Bui Thi Ngan, Vice Principal of Hanoi University of Industry (HaUI) emphasized that the event has offered a good opportunity for the University’s staff and lecturers to raise their awareness about the role of foreign languages.
The hope is that by sharing methods and from lecturers with international experience they can improve the quality of training English for lecturers here.
The university has implemented a project to train foreign languages for students in the 2015-2018 period with a primary focus on improving professional skills and teaching methods for lecturers. This is so that students once graduate and enter the working world, can meet their businesses’ increasing demands.