Director of Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange visits and works at NTU

On Wednesday, November 30, 2019, the Director of the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange Mr. Toshiki Ando had a visit and worked with the Board of Directors of Nguyen Trai University.

Mr. Toshiki Ando – Director of Japan Cultural Center in Vietnam

Visiting and working at the school in the presence of

Representative of Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange

Mr. Toshiki Ando – Center Director

Mr. Nobuta Osawa and Ms. Vuong Linh Chi – Personnel Center

Representative of Nguyen Trai University

Dr.. Trinh Thanh Binh – Managing Director

MSc. Tran Thi Lan – Head of International Relations Department and Vice Dean of International Studies Department

MSc. Nguyen Dieu Linh – In charge of cooperation with Japan, Japanese lecturer.

The two sides work seriously and appreciate this cooperation

Introducing the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange (国際 交流 基金 Kokusai Kōryū Kikin), also known in English as the Japan Foundation, was established in 1972 by a decision of the Japanese National Assembly, and is a special office  with a mandate of universalization to turn Japanese culture to international.

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange aims to develop comprehensively and effectively its cultural exchange programs in the following areas:

Promote cultural and artistic exchanges (Japan)

Promoting Japanese language education abroad (Organization of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test JLPT)

Promote Japanese research and intellectual exchanges.

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam was officially launched in March 2008 in Hanoi, and is the Foundation’s fifth representative office in Southeast Asia. Specifically, the center is located at 27 Quang Trung – Hoan Kiem – Hanoi.

Content exchange and work

During nearly 2 hours of work, Nguyen Trai University and the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange exchanged and discussed issues such as curriculum frameworks, lecturers, number of students attending, tuition, syllabus as well as location and time to learn Japanese …The two sides also agreed that in the coming time, it will promote many Japanese activities for lecturers and students of the school.The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange will also provide information about exchange programs and learn about the culture and people of the upcoming “Cherry Blossom” country so that students can know it.In addition, the Center also introduces more Japanese language training programs organized by the Fund or short-term courses in Vietnam so that the lecturers can participate in capacity building and innovation of  teaching method. The center also promises to provide advice on the framework of Japanese language training programs at the university to make the program more complete.