Vietnam has put cross-border education at the centre of bilateral talks with leading foreign partners since appointing its new prime minister, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, earlier this year. Student mobility, joint universities and vocational training were highlighted during state visits in the last month.
South Korea-based student recruitment company, iae Global, has earmarked Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia as markets offering significant opportunity for growth of its student counselling and placement business.
We’ve moved in the last 10 years from working with predominantly language and some pathway providers, especially in Australia, to working with universities and pathway. English is the enabling course now rather than the primary course.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Education has signed an agreement with the British Council in Vietnam and UK Higher Education International Unit to explore ways to increase student and staff mobility to the UK.