The meeting was held with the participation of a large number of high grade leaders of Nghe An Province and related provincial departments.
Mr. Nguyen Dac Vinh, Secretary of Nghe An Provincial Party Committee chaired the meeting
Vinh University has been recognized as one of 20 national key universities of Vietnam by the Ministry of Education and Training. Starting with teacher training at the foundation, Vinh University was developed to multidisciplinary university in 2001 with pedagogical and engineering education in the grid of education innovation.
Along with the development of the country, north central Vietnam, Nghe An Province and the international integration, Vinh University is under the policy of restructuration to new university model composing of colleges. The colleges will be autonomous in their specialized mission and finance, but under the same administration. In the short term, Vinh University will create institutes and will develop these institutes to colleges in the long term.
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Duong, Vice Secretary of Nghe An Provincial Party, President of Nghe An People’s Committee gave his opinion at the meeting
Based on the project draft by professor Dinh Xuan Khoa, President of Vinh University, participants raised a number of comments on development policy; restructuration model; operation mechanism, organization, finance, management, etc. “Vinh University has chosen a new model of university. It should be served as sample for other universities in Vietnam. Vinh University should foresee challenges and suggest pertinent solutions. The improvement of education and research quality and the satisfaction of human resource requirements should be focused”, said Mr. Le Quang Huy, Vice Secretary of Nghe An Provincial Party.
Mr. Le Quang Huy, Vice Secretary of Nghe An Provincial Party gave his comments at the meeting
Several ideas focused on the quality of education and research, especially teacher education at Vinh University. Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Chi, Director of Education and Training Department, suggested Vinh University to be a “mother engine” of teacher training for the whole country. She highlighted that Vinh University should train teachers integrated methodology in order to improve their teaching quality.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thu Huong added that Vinh University should deal with thinking innovation, personnel retrenchment and training associated to socioeconomic development of Nghe An Province, especially keep vital attention to agriculture development.
Mr. Nguyen Huu Lam, Member of Standing committee of Communist Party, head of Personnel Division of Communist party, gave his opinion at the meeting.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Huong, Member of Standing committee of Communist Party, Secretary of Nghe An Provincial departments, commented on Vinh University’s policy.
Mr. Nguyen Dac Vinh once again confirmed that Vinh University should be built to be a multidisciplinary university of the North Central Vietnam. He also figured out that the current model of Vinh University is not very convenient, so the restructuration of Vinh University should focus on the main points and strength. To implement this mission, Vinh University should do investigations, surveys on actual social demands and trends, thence, it should make clear strategies; define model, professional structure, and training focuses.
Reported by Nghe An Newspaper