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U.S. aids Vietnam to improve quality of higher education 

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training to help the latter improve the quality of higher education.

USAID will support the ministry with a new project that will provide direct technical assistance to review and improve higher education policies, helping advance university autonomy, quality assurance, digital transformation and innovation in key sectors.

The support is expected to make Vietnam’s higher education more innovative and competitive, the local media reported.

Speaking at the signing ceremony on September 9, USAID Vietnam Mission Director Aler Grubbs said that the first-ever MOU signed by the U.S. agency and the ministry demonstrated the former’s commitment to the long-lasting partnership with Vietnam in education.

USAID is aiding Vietnam to modernize the latter’s higher education system to benefit over 150,000 university students. These students will be equipped with essential skills to meet the global demand for recruitment.

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