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Quality Assurance in Vietnam’s Engineering Education

  • Hao V. Le
  • Kim D. Nguyen
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Abstract

The chapter first provides an overview of engineering education in Vietnam, and then describes the historical background of Quality Assurance in higher education in Vietnam and the role of government and its policies in regulating Quality Assurances practices at universities and colleges. Then, the current Quality Assurance scheme in higher education in Vietnam including engineering is presented. Strengths and weaknesses in implementing this scheme into engineering education are discussed. Initial efforts in applying international standards in engineering education, especially ABET criteria, at some universities are also considered. At last, recommendations for the future of Quality Assurance in engineering education in Vietnam are provided.

Keywords

Quality Assurance Engineering Education Accreditation Process Program Accreditation Curriculum Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational Quality Assurance & TestingNha Trang UniversityNha TrangVietnam

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