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Research Paper | Education Management | Vietnam | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016
Improving Accreditation of Higher Education in Vietnam in the Integration Process
Abstract: Globalization has a strong impact on the development of economic, society and education of all countries in the world. In this context, the issue of quality education, quality assurance and accreditation of education has become common for institutions of higher education. Accreditation of higher education in Vietnam began to be implemented with the establishment of the Department of Testing and Accreditation in 2003 and especially the issuance of the Education Act (2005) which stated Accreditation is performed periodically in nationwide and for each institution. The result of accreditation of education is announced publicly to society known and monitoring. Accreditation of higher education in Vietnam after about 10 years implemented has achieved important results such as the accreditation system of higher education has been formed, the legal documents system of accreditation is increasingly perfected, accreditation of higher education received the attention of the members of the universities and society. . . However, there are some restrictions of accreditation of higher education in Vietnam such as use of result of accreditation of education, number of accreditors and funds for accreditation of education are limited. . . In the context of regional and international integration, accreditation of higher education in Vietnam faces many difficulties and challenges in condition of accreditation of higher education in Vietnam is relatively new issue compared to other countries in the region and the world. Improving accreditation of higher education to meet the requirements of the integration process is an important task for higher education in Vietnam today. The article refers to the basic content of the accreditation of higher education, accreditation of higher education situation in Vietnam and proposes measures to improve accreditation of higher education in Vietnam in the integration process.
Keywords: accreditation, self-assessment, external assessment, higher education, quality
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,
Pages: 1978 - 1983