In order to promote common understanding of academic activities, conferences, and potential academic publications, on November 24, 2023, in Da Nang, the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism at Hanoi University of Industry, and the AsiaCALL Association jointly organized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation. The event marks the beginning of the development of a broad and deep collaboration between the two parties.
Attending the signing ceremony on behalf of the AsiaCALL Association was Professor Andrew Lian, the President of the Association. Representing the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism at Hanoi University of Industry was Mr. Le Duc Hanh, the Deputy Director of the Training and Development Cooperation Center, who officially handed over the signed agreement.
According to the signed agreement, the AsiaCALL Association, in collaboration with the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism at Hanoi University of Industry, will engage in cooperation on joint research projects, sharing educational resources and expertise, and creating conditions for exchanging ideas in the field of applying information technology in language teaching. Both parties agree to contribute research initiatives and seek opportunities to secure funding for collaborative research. Additionally, AsiaCALL will coordinate with the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism (SLT-HaUI) to promote academic publications, articles, books, and research materials. Both parties remain committed to organizing and participating in conferences, workshops, and specialized presentations on topics related to the application of information technology in language teaching.
Previously, AsiaCALL and the School of Foreign Languages and Tourism jointly organized the 19th AsiaCALL International Conference with the theme “Call in Asia and in the World: Promotion & Engagement in the Digital Era.” The conference attracted numerous experts, scientists, lecturers, and students from both domestic and international participants, both in-person and online. It featured 146 presentations from 254 authors representing 18 countries, including India, Japan, Australia, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United States, the Philippines, Nepal, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Bangladesh, Morocco, Ethiopia, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Vietnam.