Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada


Vietnam-Canada Community College Project

Viet Nam | Asia

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), together with its team of member institutions (Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology; Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University; Institut de Technologie Agroalimentaire de St-Hyacinthe; and Malaspina University College) worked with the Vietnam’s Ministry of Education to establish a self-sustaining Tra Vinh Community College (TVCC) in Vietnam. TVCC was built on the Canadian model of community college which is characterized by a demand-driven curriculum development process to ensure relevance, accessibility, and responsiveness. CICan also assisted TVCC to become a strategic institution serving the Province of Tra Vinh and the Mekong Region by creating effective intitutional mechanisms.

Start Date:

February 1, 2001

End Date:

September 3, 2006



Establish a self-sustaining college through demand-driven curriculum development process

Key Outcomes

Established a self-sustaining college through the creation of the Tra Vinh Community College (TVCC)

Funded By

Canada International Development Agency

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