“Developing a Competency-Based Curriculum” Workshop

In the morning of October 8th 2018, an opening ceremony of “Developing a competency-based curriculum” workshop under the subproject of "Improving the capacity of professional practical training based on competency standards to meet the requirements of integration and harmonization in education in new period” in the framework of FCB project and funded by Belgium Government, was taken in the Council Hall of the Hanoi University of Pharmacy (HUP). Attending the workshop, for HUP side, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Thi Thanh Hai- Vice Rector, together with Head/Deputy Head/officials of HUP departments/units. For FCB PMU side, there were Ms. Tran Thi Thanh Huong - the coordinator of Enabel and Ms. Nguyen Thi Lan Huong - the FCB educational counselor. For lecturers of the workshop, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pairote Stirayakorn and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bandit Suksawat, Dean and Deputy Dean of the Department of Technical Education, King Mongkut’ University of Technology North Bangkok.
The aim of the workshop was to provide an overview of how to design a competency-based training curriculum. Teaching methods and evaluation methods are designed together to assess learners’ study based on their performance on knowledge, attitude, skills, and habits compared to the requirements of each level. “Competency-based education” underscores the application of learners’ knowledge and skills into practice and has “students centered approach” as its fundamental concept. In addition, it is necessary to distinguish the difference between developing program and holding “Competency-based education” and “Contents-based education”. From that point, it would provide us the overview of “Competency-based education” and “Contents-based education” and overview of evaluation methods, lecturers’ role in “Competency-based education”; encourage them to apply advanced technologies and teaching tools to optimize the learners’ abilities.
At the end of the training course, the Certificates of Completion were awarded to 100% of learners. On behalf of HUP Directorate Board, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Thi Thanh Hai, at the closing ceremony, expressed her sincere thanks to the support of FCB in strengthening HUP lectures’ capacities in order to meet the requirements of educational integration. She highly appreciated Professors from King Mongkut’ University of Technology Northern Bangkok for their enthusiastic instruction on advanced teaching methods in order to meet the requirements of integration and harmonization in education in new period.
Sence of workshop

Group photo