Local Partner IIG Vietnam to Deploy Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification and Adobe Certified Associate Exams in 600+ Vocational Schools Nationwide
Mr. Nguyen Tien Dung – General Director of GDVT and Mr. Ray Kelly – CEO of Certiport signing the MOU
San Diego, CA (Certiport’s Global Partner Summit) – August 9, 2011
Certiport, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the General Department of Vocational Training (GDVT) in Vietnam. The agreement will allow Certiport partner IIG Vietnam to work with the Vietnam GDVT to launch a new IT literacy program and offer technology certification at more than 600 vocational centers and colleges nationwide.
Approximately 350,000 students enroll in vocational training in Vietnam each academic year and one million students participate in the entire system. The IT literacy program will include the Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®) and Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) certification.
Mr. Nguyen Tien Dung – General Director of GDVT and Mr. Ray Kelly – CEO of Certiport shook hands
"We appreciate the cooperation between GDVT and Certiport to form this MOU," said Dr. Nguyen Tien Dung, Director General, GDVT. "The program will enhance Vietnam’s vocational development strategy greatly. I hope the partnership will further facilitate and enhance Vietnam’s vocational training quality, especially increasing innovation in IT and the assessment of students’ IT proficiency."
The GDVT plans to work with IIG Vietnam to rollout IC³ certification with courseware in Vietnamese towards the end of 2011.
Leaders of GDVT, Certiport and IIG Vietnam taking commemorative photos
"IIG Vietnam is proud to bridge the cooperation between Certiport and GDVT in Vietnam," said Mr. Doan Hong Nam, President, IIG Vietnam. "By representing Certiport in Vietnam, IIG Vietnam will help implement this project to enhance vocational training quality and improve the labor force in general."
Certiport, IIG Vietnam and dignitaries from the Vietnam GDVT signed the MOU at Certiport’s annual Global Partner Summit in San Diego, California.
"I commend the GDVT for recognizing the importance of ICT knowledge and implementing international IT standards in their education system," said Ray Kelly, CEO, Certiport. "Our partnership will help Vietnamese vocational students learn the skills necessary to compete in today’s global job market. Through our partner IIG Vietnam, we are confident that the Vietnamese education system will benefit greatly from localized certification solutions."