Ottawa, December 10, 2015: CBIE and AVUC are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that took place on November 24 at CBIE’s 49th annual meeting in Niagara Falls
This three year agreement will strengthen and expand the Vietnam-Canada bilateral relationship. Both associations will work collaboratively to build strong connections in education through English language training, higher education reform, student mobility, research and promotion of the partnership.
“We are delighted to be working side by side with AVUC to further build the relationship between our two countries and to achieve important goals in education” said Karen McBride, President and CEO of CBIE. “We consider our partnership with Vietnam to be extremely valuable.”
AVUC is Vietnam’s national association of universities and colleges, inaugurated in December 2014. AVUC represents over 450 tertiary institutions in Vietnam and over 2 million students. Its mission is to work with the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in Vietnam in higher education policy development and to address a variety of association wide issues.
CBIE is Canada’s national organization dedicated to making Canada a global leader in international education. CBIE’s pan-Canadian membership comprises 150 colleges, institutes, universities, school boards and language schools which enrol over 1.2 million students from coast to coast.
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