Vietnam – United Kingdom Roundtable on Cooperation in Education

A roundtable on academic cooperation between Vietnam and Cambridge University Press & Assessment (UK) was held on April 5 in London.

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Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hong Long (Standing) During a Roundtable on Academic Cooperation between Vietnam and Cambridge University Press & Assessment in London


Photo: VNA / CVN

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is a department of the University of Cambridge. It is a global education and education publisher and a leading provider of educational ratings.

Participants in the roundtable on Vietnam-UK Cooperation in Education discussed the possibilities and opportunities for collaboration between Vietnam and Cambridge University Press and English Language Training in Assessment, Improving the Skills of Vietnamese Teachers, and developing and presenting textbooks and programs for public and universities. Accreditation of education, quality assessment and certification in Vietnam.

Attending the roundtable, Vietnam’s Ambassador to the UK Nguyên Hoàng Long stressed that the UK is Vietnam’s key partner in education, especially in higher education.

The Vietnamese embassy in the UK is doing everything it can to enhance this cooperation, he said.

Francesca Woodward, Managing Director of Cambridge Assessment English, for her part, said that over the past 15 years, Cambridge University Press & Assessment has organized seminars on a wide range of topics in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.

He also said that Cambridge University Press & Assessment supports English language teaching, math and science teaching in English, and training for Vietnamese teachers and students. In fact, its Teacher Professional Development Program has supported COVID-19 among over 600 teachers in 63 cities and provinces of Vietnam over the past two years. In addition, Cambridge University Press & Assessment supports thousands of Vietnamese teachers each year with courses and training.

Finally, Francesca Woodward announced that the Cambridge University Press & Assessment was developing the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) program in Vietnamese. The project is expected to be finalized in 2023 and its first review is likely to take place in 2026.



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