Profession Oriented Higher Education arrives in Vietnam


On 18 December 2014, a National Stakeholder Forum was held in Hanoi, Vietnam which was picked up by national TV and other media. Experts from Saxion and three Dutch partners support the Vietnamese Ministry of Education & Training in developing Profession Oriented Higher Education.

Flags of Vietnam and The Netherlands

The term POHE represents also labour market relevant education, graduate employability, and good job prospects, aspects on which the Saxion education programmes rank highly. The POHE project has a focus on developing curricula jointly with representatives from the business sector, to assure up to date content and teaching methods. A large effort is put into training teachers to acquaint them with their new role. The Ministry creates a more favourable environment through regulations for universities to strengthen relations with business. The project is enable by NUFFIC funding in the NICHE programme.

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