College of Technology (TDC) Appointed Its Lecturer to the Course in Improvement
of Educational Research Competencies in Brunei Darussalam
From April 5 to April 20, 2014 – Master Phan Le Vinh Thong –
Dean of Faculty of English (TDC) has participated in the course in essential
research competencies for innovative policymakers under the fully-funded
scholarship offered by Ministry of Education and Training and in coordination
with SEMEO VOCTECH in Brunei Darussalam.
The training course was held in 2 weeks and consisted of a
variety of seminars related to: the relationship between educational research
and policies; aspects of educational research that a policymaker should know;
specific skills such as selection of research topics, research methods and
techniques, data collection and analysis, data presentation and interpretation;
skills in writing an individual action plan… In addition, course participants
could also enjoy the extracurricular activities, exchanges and learning of
cultures of Asian countries. It was compulsory for the course members to master
English and learning skills in order to catch up with the lectures, discuss
with foreign classmates and deliver presentations on the course topics.
It was a great honor that TDC was the only college on a
nationwide basis to be chosen to appoint its lecturer to the course. This
course has been of special interest to the Ministry of Education and Training of
Vietnam and the Brunei’s press. “This is a wonderful and useful course for
those conducting research on policies as well as for educational officers and
lecturers”, Mr. Phan Le Vinh Thong shared.
After finishing the course, all members have successfully
learned certain research methods, acquired skills in research completion and application
of research outcomes in the consultation of educational policies.
Lecturers and course members from different countries
Mr. Phan Le Vinh Thong was introducing Vietnam and Thu Duc College of
Technology to the course participants.
Pham Vu Luan – Minister of Education and Training - was visiting the
Brunei press delivered information about the course.
Group work in preparation for the presentation
Extracurricular activities and cultural exchanges
Certificate of Completion