British Council in Vietnam: EME/EMI in Higher Education (Conversation Series Ep. 8)

The British Council in Vietnam has just published a video on their YouTube channel about EME/EMI in Higher Education, with some of our research group members discussing the findings of their recent research in Vietnam. This video is also part of the Education and Society’s Communication project ‘The Conversation Series’ , which include a series of 10 conversations with nearly 40 UK and Vietnamese stakeholders who are policy leaders, policy makers, higher education leaders, researchers, etc.



Further information: The Conversations Series, Episode 8, is talking about English Medium Education in Higher Education (EMHE). Discover why English Medium Education (EME) has been described as a ‘growing global phenomenon’ and some of the challenges and opportunities it poses for higher education institutions here in Vietnam.

In this episode we are going to hear from:

  • Dr Nicola Galloway from the University of Glasgow and Dr Kari Sahan from the University of Oxford discuss the results of their recent British Council research, in collaboration with 12 Universities in Vietnam, entitled An investigation into English Medium Instruction in Higher Education in Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Dr Tran Thi Duyen, Director, Testing and Assessment Centre, Hanoi University of Industry, shares the experiences of one Vietnamese university that has been active in developing and implementing EME programmes.
  • Davide Guarini Gilmartin, EES (English for Education Systems) Academic Manager, British Council Vietnam considers how higher education internationalisation brings opportunities and challenges to Vietnam’s higher education sector, particularly to local universities, and the role the British Council plays in supporting EME development in Vietnam.
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