PORTAL - On the morning of February 15, the delegation led by Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies visited and worked with Thu Dau Mot University.
Attending were Ms. Truong Thi Bich Hanh - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Head of Propaganda and Training Commission of Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Nguyen Loc Ha - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee (PPC) and leaders of Department of Education and Training, Department of Science and Technology.
Reporting to the provincial delegation, PhD. Nguyen Quoc Cuong - Rector of Thu Dau Mot University said that Thu Dau Mot University was established in 2009 on the basis of the College of Education. Each year, enrollment is about 4,500 - 5,000 targets. Up to now, the University has clearly shaped itself as a multi-disciplinary and multi-field school with 55 undergraduate majors, 11 graduate majors, and 19,000 students and learners. The University's teaching staff consists of 808 people, including 03 Professors, PhDs, 27 Assoc. PhD and 162 PhDs.
The University met the accreditation standards in 2017 and completed the second cycle of accreditation in January 2023. 50% of training programs meet MOET and AUN-QA (8 programs) accreditation standards. The accreditation results show that the University's operational aspects are comprehensive and stable; especially the quality of training is consistent with the national qualification framework and the requirements of the labor market, gradually integrating, compatible with the occupational competency framework in Southeast Asia.
Up to now, there have been 30,000 students and graduate students graduating from the University and participating in the labor market in Binh Duong province, the Southeast region and the whole country, highly appreciated by employers.
The delegation of provincial leaders visits the University's facilities
At the meeting, representatives of the Board of Directors and lecturers also presented some of the current difficulties of the University. Specifically, the University's classrooms are mostly renovated from the premises of the College of Education, lacking a sports ground, collective living space, and parking space for students. Foreign language capacity to meet the requirements of international integration and exchange of lecturers with foreign universities is still limited; the majors in humanities and social sciences and pedagogy have a small number of students. The University's leaders also made specific recommendations on facilities, autonomous activities, training ordered by address, funding for research, application, science and technology transfer, etc.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi highly appreciated the University's performance over the past 13 years, which has attracted a large number of students across the country to study. At the same time, he praised the efforts and trying of teachers and students' generations of Thu Dau Mot University, making worthy contributions to the general development of the province.
Provincial leaders also shared with the University's difficulties, in the near future, the province will continue to have working sessions to discuss solutions to overcome these difficulties. As for the limitations and shortcomings that still exist, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee asked the University to follow the spirit of "self-examination and self-correction" to grow stronger and stronger.
The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee said that Binh Duong province is developing in the direction of green, smart and sustainable, building a smart, livable, loving city, investing in modern infrastructure to serve the development. According to Resolution 24 of the Politburo, by 2030, provinces and cities in the Southeast region, including Binh Duong, strive to achieve a per capita income of over 14,000 USD. Binh Duong is determined to develop transport and urban infrastructure to meet development requirements. To do that, according to the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, human resources, especially high-quality human resources are the decisive factor and Thu Dau Mot University has an important role in training human resources for the province. The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee asked Thu Dau Mot University to continue to unite and take responsibility to develop the University into a smart university reaching the international level. Building a team of high-quality lecturers, focusing on scientific research to produce valuable products for the development of the province. At the same time, continuing to promote the effectiveness of the pedagogical training program to meet the human resource needs of the education sector in the province.
The Secretary notes that the University focuses on scientific research to produce valuable products for the development of the province
The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee assigned the PPC leaders to consider and proactively deal with the University's recommendations during its operation; coordinate with the University to strengthen the University Council. The Propaganda and Training Commission of Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Youth Union have an orientation on politics, ideology, ethics and lifestyle for students. The Department of Education and Training develops policies to support teachers, bilingual learning programs, and innovation. Regarding issues beyond its competence, the Provincial Standing Party Committee will consider and settle.
Provincial leader gives a souvenir to the University
Thu Dau Mot University presents a souvenir to the provincial leader
Provincial leaders take a souvenir photo with Thu Dau Mot University
Reported by Phuong Chi- Translated by Thanh Tam