THE-ICE Chief Executive Officer, Dr Craig Thompson, met with representatives from The Education Accreditation Center of the Vietnam Association of Universities and Colleges (CEA-AVU&C) to confirm their mutual understanding and commitment to quality assurance by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.
The signing ceremony took place on the 17th January 2023 in Hanoi, Vietnam, and was attended by Dr Le Viet Khuen – Vice President of Vietnam Association of Universities and Colleges; Mr Pham Quoc Khanh – Deputy Director General of Quality Management Department, Ministry of Education and Training; Ms Nguyen Phuong Nga – Director of Education Accreditation Center under the Association.
During the ceremony, discussion occurred around the feasibility of co-accreditation of tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts (TH&E) training programs in Vietnam, as well as improving the quality of general higher education within the country.
The Memorandum of Understanding marks the commitment of THE-ICE and CEA-AVU&C to the accreditation and quality assurance of tourism, hospitality, events and culinary arts (TH&E) training programmes in Vietnam, and the two agencies will collaborate to explore the possibilities of joint accreditation. THE-ICE is delighted to formalise this mutually beneficial relationship with a peer quality assurance centre and welcomes the opportunity to develop this strategic partnership with CEA-AVU&C for mutual growth and benefit.
THE-ICE & CEA-AVU&C Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony