VUSTA’s approval for a project on integrating and advocating for Social-Ecological Transformation (SET) in Vietnam’s tertiary education, the year 2021
Vienam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) has approved the project “Integrating and advocating for Social-Ecological Transformation (SET) in Vietnam’s tertiary education, the year 2021” owned by Center for Development of Community Initiative and Environment (C&E), a scientific and technological under VUSTA.
The project is funded by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and is implemented at Dalat University (Lam Dong province) and Hoa Sen university (Ho Chi Minh City) from August to December 2021.
The aims of the project are as follows
Overall objective: the objective is not only about SET integration in education sector but also to promote ecological lifestyle and movement among Vietnamese youth (students and young lecturers university).
SET approach will be further documented, exchanged scientifically among university lecturers, policy makers, and practitioners at national level by 2021
SET module will be piloted and integrated in the curriculum of Hoa Sen university by 2021
SET network will be further expanded and maintained at national and international level by 2021
Expected outcomes of project:
Design and develop additional toolkit on SET.
One training of trainers (TOT) on alternative approaches to integrating social-ecological issues into education, such as SET theory, circular economy, eco space and sustainable agriculture
Integrating SET into education in universities and colleges. This will provide a training pilot program with 10 subjects for 3 months for 25 students and will be piloted at Hoa Sen university the end of 2021
Integrating SET education in universities
One 5-day Ecoweek for Da Lat University on ecological lifestyle
Key partners of the project are Dalat University and Hoa Sen University.