The Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology commenced their project, the Technical English Club, on March 16th, 2014. Organized by the HEEAP 2013 female group, the Technical English Club opened their first seminar on April 12th, and will continually open every Sunday. The purpose of the English Club is to establish a strong relationship between confidence and accuracy when conversing or speaking in a large group. Certain practices require the students to be participating in a mock situation where they will have to use English to convey their message.
On May 17th, 2014, the female HEEAP 2013 cohort from HVCT organized an exchange seminar between industry and students to compare the needs of foreign language and informatics knowledge with the needs of employers. This was a great opportunity for students to learn about the needs, as well as the requirements of employers.
On 12th April, 2014, the female HEEAP 2013 cohort from HVCT organized a seminar on engineering design in instruction. This was a great opportunity for the HEEAP alumni to share their knowledge on innovative teaching methods to their colleagues.
Intel Products Vietnam granted 109 scholarships Friday, November 29, 2013, awarding female university and vocational students a total value of 708 million VND. Intel awards these Vocational Female Students Scholarships annually under the umbrella of the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP).
The summer of 2013 saw HEEAP’s very first All-Female Vocational Cohort. 14 Female Vietnamese Engineering teachers from Cao Thang Technical College, Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology and the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City traveled to Arizona State University, where they spent four weeks completing HEEAP training.
VULII holds Vocational Rector’s Seminar in San Francisco
VULII holds Vocational Rector’s Seminar in San FranciscoFrom April 20 to April 24, threeRectors and Vice Rectors from Vietnamese vocational colleges participated in the first Vocational and University Leadership Innovation Institute (VULII) Vocational Rectors Seminar in San Francisco, California.
Engineering students learned more than just science during the 2011-2012 school year at Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT). As part of a HEEAP project entitled “Applying Soft Skills in Vocational Training Programs to Develop Students with Active Skills at HVCT,” students majoring in industrial electronics, mechatronics and mechanical engineering completed soft skills training that covered skills such as communication, creativity, presentation and teamwork.