Within the framework of Aus4skills Program –an component of Aus4Vietnam Investment managed by Coffey International Development, a Tetra-Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government, Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture & Forestry (TUAF) and La Trobe University, Australia co-hosted the Workshop on “Strengthening teachers’ provision of academic support for students from ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged groups” from May 08 to 10, 2018 at the Hall of International Training & Development Centre, TUAF.
Attending the workshop were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Howard Nicholas; Ms Le Nhu Thuy from La Trobe University; the representative of Aus4skills Program Office in Hanoi and 50 lecturers from TUAF.
The objectives of the workshop are: (1) To achieve a common understanding on generic skills are needed for academic success of students with disadvantages, especially those from ethnic minority groups; (2) To raise awareness about different ways of supporting ethnic minority students to gain generic skills for academic success (3) To understand the strengths and weaknesses in choosing different ways in specific contexts of the trainees; and (4) To agree on the most suitable application;
At the workshop, the participants were divided into groups and discussed on setting goals to be achieved for students; the strengths of students and which of challenges they have to face; and clarifying the terms used to describe the strengths and difficulties mentioned above and the interrelationships between them.
Certificates are awarded to the participants after they complete the attendance.
Some pictures of the workshop:
Participants attending the workshop on May 08, 2018
Participants attending the workshop on May 09, 2018
Participants attending the workshop on May 10, 2018