Within the framework of the Erasmus+ Project: European-Vietnamese Higher Education Network for Sustainable Forest- and Bio-Economy (BioEcoN), from March 11- 15, 2019, TUAF held the 4th Technical Meeting.
Attending the meeting, there were the presences of the leaders and lecturers of six universities participating in the project including Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF), Vietnam, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences Ltd. (XAMK), Finland, Vietnam National University – Hanoi University of Science (VNU-HUS), Vietnam, Vietnam National University of Forestry (VNUF), Vietnam, Universidad de Valladolid-INIA (UVa), Spain and Mr. Stefan Hase-Bergen - Head of DAAD Regional Office Hanoi for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
At the opening of the meeting, TUAF & VNUF signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the cooperation in training & research.
The BioEcoN project promotes ecological and economical sustainability in the bio-economy sector at the interface of academic concepts, offered graduate programs and required skills and professional expertise. It will support such value creation in the Bio-Economy sector as it equips universities and future graduates with the required skills, methodologies and innovation. The project addresses the level of academic, methodology and institutional skills among all universities through the design and development of a new graduate blended or e-learning programme. The objectives of the project are: (1) to design a new multidisciplinary M.Sc. curriculum on Sustainable Forest-and Bio-Economy (2) to develop, test and deliver learning materials for 18 modules with 6 ECTS credits or courses on Sustainable Forest- and Bio-Economy (3) to disseminate best practices in intercultural and inter-institutional settings and intercultural learning in the higher education sector on Sustainable Forest- and Bio-Economy and (4) to involve of local and regional stakeholders such as private business, professional bodies and associations from the sector and also national accreditations institutions for higher education. The project offers an opportunity to the lecturers and teaching staff as well as the current students to obtain knowledge and skills, on top of their regular curricula, in an international learning environment.
Some pictures of the meeting:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Dien - Rector of TUAF
TUAF & VNUF signed MOU
Mr. Stefan Hase-Bergen - Head of DAAD Regional Office Hanoi for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Group photo of the delegates