MARCH 8, 2016 Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU) President, Dr. Nestor M. De Vera signed academic partnership contract with Hanoi Metropolitan University (HNMU) Vice Rector, Hon. Hong Cuong Do from Vietnam at the Conference Room, LSPU-San Pablo City Campus, 9 A.M.
The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) includes the sending of 12 English professors from HNMU to LSPU-San Pablo on July 2016 for Teaching English Training. Among the Vietnamese professors to arrive for training is Hon. Phan Thi Pong Lan, Foreign Language Coordinator at HNMU, who was present in the said contract signing. The agreed length of stay of the Vietnamese professors in the university will be from July 6 to July 27, 2016. Likewise, English professors from LSPU will be sent to HNMU to teach the English language.
Also part of the agreement was the exchange of English major students for academic internship which will be conducted for a period of three to five months. An evaluation among the internship candidates was taken into consideration by both parties.
Policies and expenses relevant to the said education programs were also settled.
Also present in the conference were the following LSPU officials: Dr. Eden C. Callo, dean of College of Teacher Education (CTE), Dr. Elaine Nachon, Associate Dean, Florhaida V. Pamatmat, Director for International and Local Affairs; Dr. Ricardo F. Wagan III, Vice President for External Affairs; and Prof. Leonor L. Dominguez and Prof. Zandra P. Mesina, Coordinators for International and Local Affairs.
HNMU Head of Financial Planning Department, Hon. Minh Tuan Nguyen, was likewise present at the event. After converging down to a consensus regarding matters of programs, policies and expenses, the contracts were produced right away and both parties advanced to the MOA signing. This was succeeded by the exchange of gifts among involved officials, followed by the photo opportunities. (lldominguez)