Dear English Teachers,

The Regional English Language Office and the University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS), Vietnam National University Hanoi (ULIS-VNU Hanoi) have the pleasure to invite you to register for the Community of Practice Forum to be held at ULIS-VNU Hanoi on June 10, 2017.

The Community of Practice Forum is a one-day professional development event for administrators and teachers representing English teacher-training colleges and universities throughout Vietnam. The forum will take place on June 10, 2017 at the University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS), Vietnam National University Hanoi and include keynote speakers, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking activities with the overall goal of increasing effective collaboration and professional development activities in the region. It will allow participants to access relevant resources, strengthen their network of professional contacts, and develop actionable steps for fostering a culture of professional development at their schools.

At the Community of Practice Forum, participants will be able to explore best practices, share insights, and compare experiences. The forum will also allow for the development of professional connections and the use of English for collaboration among participants.

The Community of Practice Forum is open to English language teachers currently residing in Vietnam. The application deadline is May 20, 2017. Priority will be given to teachers from outside of Hanoi who are nominated by their respective invited higher education institutions (click here: for the list of institutions invited to nominate participants) and to teachers from higher education institutions providing MA/BA programs in English teacher education. As many as 120 participants will be selected. Selection result will be announced no later than May 26, 2017.

A limited number of travel grants might be available for teachers from the invited institutions which are located outside of Hanoi.
To register for the forum, please complete the online form here: . We will let you know if you are invited to the forum as an official participant as soon as the selection is available.
If you have any questions or concern, please let me know.
Best regards,
Duong Le
RELO Specialist
Regional English Language Office
U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam