Vice-minister Ministry of Education and Training attends international scientific conference “Van Lang University Goes Global”

(Admission & Media Office - Van Lang, 09/4/2019) Morning, 9/4/2019, Van Lang University hosts opening ceremony of international scientific conference “Van Lang University Goes Global” with the participation of 82 scientists and 400 Vietnamese scientists. Especially, Van Lang University honored to have the attending of Vice-minister Education and Training – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hai An. The below is the full speech of Vice-minister to University.

“Dear Mr. Bui Quang Do, Chairman of Board of Trustee!

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu, President of Van Lang University!

Leaders of Van Lang University from many generations!

Scientists, delegates!

On behalf of Ministry of Education and Training, I would like to express the gratitude to all scientists from both domestic and international, Board of Trustee, Board of Management, lecturers with all the staffs, and students of Van Lang University my best wish.

Today, I am honored to be representatives of Education and Training Ministry leaders attending this international scientific conference “Van Lang University Goes Global” that celebrates 25 years of establishment.

Van lang MG 0999Deputy Minister of Education and Training – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hai An gave the leading speech at the opening ceremony of the scientific conference organizing at 3rd campus of Van Lang University (69/68 Dang Thuy Tram St, Ward 13, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, 9/4/2019).

Dear distinguished guests

Ministry of Education and Training noted, honored Van Lang University and participating units make this conference happen in a international scale, including 5 subcommittees: adapting climate change, sustainable tourism development, applied biotechnology, smart city and innovation covering all profession, important industry, which significantly influences on society, dedicates the vision and commitment of university leader on training for country development demand.

With all passionate, I warmly welcome over 500 high-profile scientists in many industries from 18 countries participating the scientific conference. Your present today is the commitment to the development, transformation and integration of Vietnam education.

I have faith that after this conference, your ideas and scientific knowledge exchange, you will be filled with will power to continue your journey. The educational and scientific research career is the endless journey.

Dear distinguished guests!

For years, the policy of Party and Government, Ministry of Education and Training together create the higher educational curriculum in nationwide which dedicated the great attempts, then achieve the positive results from the administrative office under macro scope of higher education institutes administration.

The adjusted law and add some points to the Law of Higher Education which are approved by XIV Parliament at the 6th Meeting and come the legal from 1/2/2019 with various points, create an environment for better transformation of higher education. In the beginning of 2019, Prime Minister had approved the higher education improvement scheme for the period of 2019-2025 (According to Decision No.69/QĐ-TTg on 15/1/2019), which emphasize many targets and solutions about globalizing education in the next 5 years.

Van Lang 6I7A5444Dr. Le Hai An, Deputy Minister, welcomes and appreciates the present of 500 scientists with multiple aspects from 18 countries participating this International Conference hosted by Van Lang University.

For Vietnamese education, especially higher education that has acquired many important achievements. The results of Vietnam educational transformation which organized by countries, international organizations receiving noticeable rating. This is the first-time, 2 Universities of Vietnam acquire the position in top 1000 universities according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS World University Rankings).

Dear distinguished guests

Due to those initial efforts, Vietnamese education is working tireless to implement the decision No.29 of Party about the basic transformation, completed education. Implementing the adjusted law, add some new points to higher educational law, in the coming time, the main responsibility is University Autonomy. Thus, it is meaningful that we witness universities, especially private University like Van Lang proactively address the acceleration in global integration issue. In this conference, as I have known, which have series of MOU signing between Van Lang Universities and many other international counterparts. I have the belief in this cooperation which build transform into the external strength for Van Lang University to step by step define their brand internationally.

Van Lang 2019 I7A5559Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri – Vice Chairman of Board of Trustee, M.A Vo Van Tuan – Standing Vice President of University with Deputy Minister – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hai An, Vice Director of 2nd Office of Ministry of Education and Training – Dr. Nguyen Xuan Truong and Dr. Hoang Le Minh – The Dean of Information Technology visit some categories of the 3rd Campus of University.

Dear distinguished guest!

Look into the list of scientists, speakers in this conference, I hope and believe that we are listening to the scientific research report, valuable idea exchange to sustainably develop training major that has crucial role in sustainable development. At the conference having many scientists, managers, and people working in educational field, especially Vietnamese education, I hope that delegates use this opportunity to discuss, and promote and open the detail co-training program, motivate lecturers exchange, student exchange, … simultaneously learning advanced higher education administrative model.

Beside that, I expect you have a good time to experience with one of the very first private University in Vietnam with the slogan “Morality – Will – Creativity”, the modern facilities that are leading other private university and especially the hidden beauty Ho Chi Minh City!

Dear distinguished guest!

Before ending my speech, let me quote the statement of Prime Minster of Socialist Republic of Vietnam – Nguyen Xuan Phuc “Communist Party and Government, local authority of Vietnam are ready to listen to the recommendations about 4.0 Industrialization” and the statement of Ministry of Education and Training – Prof. Dr. Phung Xuan Nha “Fully develop people in the 4.0 industrialization via educational approaches”… Once the affirmative belief and expectation of us toward the Conference in the transformation of Vietnam higher education.

Finally, I wish you health, happiness and success!

May Van Lang University become the leading University applying the applied training program in Vietnam, which is as good as other regional and international universities in training, researching and technology transformation.

Wish the successful Conference

Sincerely Thank you!

Ho Chi Minh city, 9th April, 2019

Deputy Minister – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hai An

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