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Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking en technische Bijstand (VVOB)

Organization information

Add: Room 307, A3 building, Thao Vien Guest house; 1B Bac Son, Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Tel: +84- 4- 7344795/ 7347289

Fax:

E: jef.peeraer@gmail.com

W:

Key contact person(s): Mr. Jef Peeraer

For futher information, study VVOB’s Executive Summary of  the Programme operational plan with the core result areas of the education and agriculture programmes of VVOB in Vietnam

1.

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: Education Programme

Goals and objectives:

– Improvement of educational management competencies at provincial, district and school level to guide the Active Teaching and Learning (ATL) change processes

– Improvement of pre- and in-service Teacher Training at provincial level to guide the Active Teaching and Learning change processes at district and school level by means of Environmental Education and Information and Communication Technologies

– A strengthened relation between school, mass organizations (e.g. Women’s Union, Youth Union) and broader community in support of the Active Teaching and Learning change processes

Donor(s) Belgian Ministry of Development Cooperation

ESD programs/ projects/activities

Name:

• ATL competencies are enhanced

• Trainers in educational institutions of 5 provinces have the competencies to train the provincial district and school educational managers and inspectors in their support to the ATL change processes.

• Subjects in the NIEM curriculum are developed in line with and in support of ATL

• The open resource centre at NIEM is an ATL-environment

Objectives:

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

Status: ongoing

Location: Thai Nguyen, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance

Target groups:

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

2.

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: ICT in Education and Management (ICTEM)

Goals and objectives:

Donor(s) Belgian Ministry of Development Cooperation

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name:

Staff of pilot schools and Teacher Training Colleges can train teachers in integrating ICT in teaching and learning

 

Management teams make effective use of ICT for school management and administration

 

Teachers of pilot schools make effective use of ICT

Objectives:

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

– ICT

– Curriculum

Status: ongoing

Location: Thai Nguyen, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance

Target groups:

School students, Teachers

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

The main results of the IMIH project are the training of HRCTEM-staff and the managers/ teachers of the 17 pilot schools:

• The staff of HRCTEM are effective ICT-trainers

• Management teams make effective use of ICT for school management and administration

• Teachers of pilot schools make effective use of ICT for teaching and learning

• HRCTEM is an ICT-resource-centre

3.

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: Implementing ICT in schools of Hanoi (IMIH)

Goals and objectives:

Donor(s) Belgian Ministry of Development Cooperation

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name:

Objectives:

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

– ICT

– Curriculum

Status: ongoing

Location: Thai Nguyen, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance

Target groups:

School student, Teachers

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

• Teachers of pilot schools share experiences and know-how on integrating ICT in teaching and learning

• Staff of pilot schools and Teacher Training Colleges can train teachers in integrating ICT in teaching and learning

• ICT is integrated in teacher training: EMTC2, pilot schools and teacher training colleges work in an active teaching and learning environment.

• Project management

National Institute For Educational Science (NIES)

 

Organization information

Add: C4 room 403, Vu Ngoc Phan Street, Ha Noi

Tel: 04.62661797

E: duongtlanhuong@yahoo.com

Key contact person(s): Duong thi Lan Huong, 4 Trinh Hoai Duc, Ha Noi,

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: The sustainable development towards the learning contents in the Community Learning Centres in Viet Nam

Goals and objectives:

The learning contents in improvement of health care, environment protection, economic development and law and socio – cultural awareness

 

Donor(s) It’s a personal reasearch 

ESD programs/ projects/activities

Name: Develop learning materials for the CLCs

Objectives:

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

Material development and training course conducting.

 

Stakeholders:

Status: ongoing

Location: Some CLCs 

 

Sustainable development themes:

Sustainable production/consumption, Energy management, Poverty reduction, Indigenous knowledge and ethnic groups, Natural resources management

Target groups:

Civil society and NGOs, Youths/volunteers, Government officers, Local people, Teachers

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.


Organization information

Add: 18A Nguyen Du street, My Binh ward, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province

Tel: +84 – 763 – 956 486

Fax:

E: Viet.nt@care.org.vn,   tinh.hq@care.org.vn

W:

Key contact person(s): Nguyen Thanh Viet (PM), Huynh Quoc Tinh

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: Participatory Community Development in An Giang and Soc Trang (PACODE)

Goals and objectives:

Living conditions of poor communities with Khmer population in the Mekong Delta improved

Donor(s) CARE Danmark, Danish Organisation for Renewable Energy, Danish Vietnamese Association

 

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name:

         Women’s Development Group (WDG)

         Commune Planning and Implementation

         Community Development Network

Objectives:

1). Women in the program area, including poor Khmer women, have knowledge and access to services and participate actively in community development processes,

2). Communities, the Women’s Union, NGOs, and local authorities have the capacity to plan and implement participatory community development activities in areas with a large Khmer population,

3). An institutional structure exists for exchange and dissemination of experiences from poverty reduction in communities with a large Khmer population

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

         Train women in health & hygiene issues, business planning and production skills

         Carry out action research and baseline studies on community development issues and formulate a strategy for greater gender awareness

         Carry out IEC campaigns related to health & hygiene, clean water& sanitation, local energy solutions,…

         Train and support Village Health Volunteers and facilitative skills for facilitators and group leaders.

         Train staff and provide basic equipment

         Formulate and implement capacity building plan for Women Unions on participatory community development.

         Train relevant officials of local authorities on “Grassroots’ Democracy” and how to get the participation of community, including gender sensitization.

         Establish feedback systems from Women’s Development Groups and villages, and document lessons learned, sharing lessons from PACODE and other projects through Community Development Network

         Public awareness of Khmer poverty problems raised and present findings and recommendations to policy target groups

         Stakeholders: The poor people in areas with large Khmer population in An Giang and Soc Trang including: women in WDGs, women, men and children with new water and sanitation facilities,

         Women Union staff, Village Health Volunteers, Women Union Group Facilitators, Local authorities all levels from district to commune, CDN members, provincial leaders and other target audience.

 

Status:  ongoing

Location: Da Nang city, Hanoi, Nation-wide network

 

Sustainable development themes:

Poverty reduction, Citizen participation and good governance, Energy management

 

Target groups:

Government officers, the Khmer ethnic group, Civil society and NGOs, Local people

 

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

WDGs established and functioning

– Women’s awareness of domestic and environmental health issues increased

– Positive behaviors on clean water and sanitation begin to be implemented by WDG’s poor members.

– WU capacity to establish and support well functioning  WDGs increased

– CPTs and CBDs capacity to prepare and progress participatory village and commune plans increased

– Commune and district officials ’ understanding and support of participatory planning processes increased

– Community awareness of safe and efficient energy options increased and applied.

– Community knowledge and skills in environmental improvement increased

A model on composting and waste management based on community established and functioned in area with a large Khmer population

Knowledge and skills of Village Health Volunteers and commune health workers increased.

– Community Development  Network established and in operation effectively

 

Organization information

Add: 16 Mai Hac De, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Tel: +84 4 3945 4406

Fax: +84 4 3945 4405

E: vietvx@ohk.org.vn

W:

Key contact person(s): Vu Xuan Viet – Humanitarian Programme Officer

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: Participatory Disaster Preparation and Mitigation Project in Dong Thap and Tien Giang Provinces (2006 – 2010)

 

Project Goal: To mitigate the negative impact of floods on rural men, women and children.

Project Purpose: To reduce the risk of floods to rural men, women and children in Tien Giang and Dong Thap by decreasing their vulnerability and increasing the capacity of communities and institutions

Donor(s) AusAID

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name: Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Objectives:

 

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

Participatory training workshops with educational games

Designed traning hand-outs and Journal diary for volunteers

 

Stakeholders:

Status: ongoing

Location: Tien Giang, Dong Thap

 

Sustainable development themes:

Sustainable production/consumption, Poverty reduction, Indigenous knowledge and ethnic groups, Climate change, Natural resources management, Disaster prevention and mitigation

Target groups:

School student, Teachers, Local people, Government officers, Public audience, Youths/volunteers, Civil soviety and NGOs

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

 

Organization information

Add: Room 120, La Thanh Hotel, 218 Doi Can str, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Tel: 0084-4-038325943

Fax:0084-4-037626277

E: marco@carswi.org.vn  ; Thanh@carswi.org.vn ; giap@carswi.org.vn

W: http://web.caritas.ch

Key contact person(s): Marco van Grinsven, Vuong Dinh Giap, Tran Nha Thanh

 

 
 

CLICK HERE for details of ESD projects implemented by Caritas Switzerland

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

1.

Name: Quan Ba District Integrated Community Development Project, Ha Giang province

Goals and objectives: “Setting up sustainable livelihood for the poorest households and the poorest community with attention to indigenous knowledge, strengthening the culture which is facing a risk of oblivion, and obtaining sustainable maintenance of the environment resources”.

  • Increasing incomes
  • Improving living quality
  • Minimizing the insatiability of life
  • Improving food security
  • Maintaining sustainable usage of the natural resources

 

Donor(s) Caritas Switzerland – Caritas Luxembourg

2.

Name: Tree Planting Campaign

Goals and objectives:

To raise awareness for Hanoi public and farmers in Quan Ba project areas on the importance of tree plantation.

To generate income for farmers through tree planting activity

 

Donor(s) Caritas Switzerland

3.

Name: Organizational Climate Change  in collaboration with Action for the City, Catholic Service Relief

Goals and objectives:

  • Participating organizations in Vietnam implement behaviour change strategies within their own offices to reduce their CO2 emissions and move toward carbon neutral operations
  • Global Action Plan (GAP) International, Action for the City and participating organizations produce training materials for use by other offices in Vietnam as part of a climate change adaptation strategy.

 

Donor(s) Caritas Switzerland , Action for the City, Catholic Service Relief

 

Organization information

Add: 23 Cao Ba Quat, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Tel: 84 4 3747 0275

Fax: 84 4 3747 0274

E: Ph.hoa@unesco.org

W: www.unesco.org

Key contact person(s): Phan Hang, Hoa

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: HIV Education Program

Goals and objectives:

UNESCO aims at creating the conditions to equip young people with knowledge, skills to prevent for HIV and to reduce stigma to PLWH through interventions in policy development, curriculum development, teacher training and non-formal education.

Donor(s) JFIT

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name: Lesson Plans Competition Project

Objectives:

Overall Objective: To ensure that a larger cross section of teachers in selected provinces have the tools, incentive and resources available appropriate for a language or cultural context to generate interactive and factual lesson plans on HIV and AIDS.

Specific Objectives:

  • To create a resource website that provides basic information on HIV and AIDS, sample lesson plans on HIV and AIDS and the competition kit that encourages teachers to join the competition and generate their own lesson plans on HIV and AIDS.
  • To provide an incentive for teachers to teach their own lessons on HIV and AIDS to their students and to increase the knowledge of their students on HIV and AIDS related to aspects of prevention, treatment and care.
  • To recognize the role that teachers play in HIV and AIDS prevention by providing recognition to the award winning lesson plans.
  • To establish a website section that could be extended and expanded through inclusion of the winning lesson plans on HIV. These lesson plans could be downloaded by teachers interested in teaching lessons on HIV and AIDS.

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

One of key criteria for this competition is “To apply active learning methodology”. Therefore a lot of different methods are present: role play, group discussion, word games, learning games, brainstorming, visualized lecture, etc.

 

Besides, since these lesson plans will be uploaded in MOET’s website, they are electronic lesson plans with powerpoint support, very much visualization with pictures, diagrams and also movies of how HIV penetrates into human body, how HIV develops inside human body, etc.

 

By doing this, the best lesson plans will be shared with a huge number of teachers all around the countries where they can access internet. This competition is at low cost but high coverage and high effectiveness.

Stakeholders:

Education and Times Newspaper, Ministry of Education and Training

Status: Finished

Location: Ha Noi, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh city

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance

Target groups:

Media, Teachers, Government officers, School students

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

11 best lesson plans were selected among 705 entries. All of them promoted maximum participation of pupils.

The Education & Times Newspaper and MOET will produce a DVD with the best entries and they reserved 2,500 US$ of their own budget for this. These DVDs will be delivered to all DOETs of 64 provinces and cities of Vietnam. This means with a limited budget, the final products of project can be shared with a great number of beneficiaries who are teachers and schools in the whole country.

There has been a lot of advocacy for teaching on HIV. Thanks to the competition aspect there was a lot of media attention. At the same time, some media was sensitized for the HIV and education issue. VTV1 wishes to produce a longer and more intensive report on HIV education and asked for our cooperation.

Here is some electronic article links about Lesson Plans Competition

http://www.khampha24h.com/modules.php?name=News&opcase=detailsnews&mid=4705&mcid=20&menuid=175

http://www.cpv.org.vn/print_preview.asp?id=BT2510883531

http://www.gdtd.com.vn/gdtdroot/2008-056/bai03.htm

http://www.vnagency.com.vn/TrangChu/VN/tabid/58/itemid/233627/Default.aspx

http://www.giaoduc.edu.vn/?cat=6&news=5985

http://www.giaovien.net/content/view/1247/2/

http://www.dangcongsan.vn/details.asp?topic=187&subtopic=362&leader_topic=105&id=BT2820868145

http://vietnamgateway.org:100/vietnamese/phat_trien_xa_hoi/hiv_aids/news_page.dot?inode=51473

Organization information


Add: Pacific Place, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet, 14th Floor

Tel: +84-4-3946-1428

Fax: +84-4-3946-1417

E: Ford-Hanoi@fordfound.org

W: www.fordfound.org

Key contact person(s): Mr. David Hulse, Representative

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

CLICK HERE for details of ESD projects funded by The Ford Foundation

 

1.

Name: Discovery and re-discovery of the Muong Culture through Education in Tu Ne Commune, Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province

Goals and objectives:

  • Provide school teachers with student-centered learning approach.
  • Raise cross-generational community-based self-awareness through stories sharing about the Muong culture values, such as family values, environmental values, life and death and how these values have changed over time.
  • Help students learn how to draw using local materials, and to use the camera and recorder.
  • Help teachers and students develop spatial and logical concepts
  • To build confidence for the local students /teachers.
  • To provide teachers and students with different methods to collect data/stories, which will later be shared with other oganizations.

Donor(s) The Ford Foundation


2.

Name: To develop new graduate-level programs linking natural resource management and poverty alleviation with Hanoi Agricultural University and Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry

Goals and objectives:

The Asia Institute of Technology (AIT) staff will work together with faculty from HAU and HUAF to identify the natural resources research and training issues in the highlands areas of Central and Northern Vietnam in order to conceptualize the subject matter and direction for a new graduate program in integrated natural resources management that would be offered at both Vietnamese universities. The masters degree curricula will be jointly prepared by AIT, HAU and HUAF faculty, and a detailed program will be developed that outlines activities for the first three to five years of the new graduate program.  An important feature of the program will be the collaborative sharing of research, policy dialogue, and publications.  As part of the research process, one faculty member each for HAU and HUAF would develop a doctoral dissertation on a selected issue at AIT.

Donor(s) The Ford Foundation


 

3.

Name: For preparation of a participatory regulatory process to facilitate development of community-based eco-tourism activities within a national park located in a high poverty area in Central Vietnam

Goals and objectives:

This grant supports Fauna & Flora International’s Vietnam Program to develop a consultative and participatory regulatory process, based on clear and simple criteria and guidelines, to facilitate the development of community-based eco-tourism activities within the World Heritage Site at Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, Central Vietnam

Donor(s) The Ford Foundation


 

4.

Name: To conduct a leadership institute on Creative Responses to Global Climate Change

Goals and objectives:

This grant supports George Washington University’s Program for International Studies (PISA) to set up a Leadership Institute on “Creative Responses to Global Climate Change” for a select group of public servants, business leaders, influential members of civil society organizations, and journalists in Vietnam

Donor(s) The Ford Foundation


 

5.

Name: To organize a conference that addresses corporate and public responsibility around the issue of climate change in Vietnam

Goals and objectives:

This grant to The International Center will cover the organizing costs for a conference that addresses the corporate and public responsibility around the issue of climate change

Donor(s) The Ford Foundation

 

 

 

 


Organization information

 Add: No 30, Lane 32/26, To Ngoc Van street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +844 37185930  

E: vietnam@livelearn.org

W: http://www.livelearn.org/

Key contact person(s): Do Van Nguyet

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: Youth and Sustainable Development Program

Goals and objectives:

  • To contribute to develop sustainable people who care and take positive actions toward community and environments;
  • To raise awareness of sustainable development themes in Vietnam, and promote sharing of knowlege, skills and actions for the benefit of the physical and human environment
  • To mentor and support the development of civil groups, youths and volunteers

Donor(s) Toyota Motor Vietnam, self-finance from volunteers groups

 

ESD programs/ projects/activities

 

Name:

 1. Training courses on sustainable development, environmental education for youths, volunteers:

Objectives:

  • Challenge young people with issues of sustainable development, who they are, what they think and what they could do to promote sustainability
  • Equip youths and volunteers with team-builidng, system-thinking skills and participatory methods
  • Provide basics of project development and management

2. Mentoring the development of volunteer groups, for better program development, networking and leaderships

3. Materials development to target youth on sustainability issues: Journey Diary for Cycle for Environment across Vietnam, and a website under design for promoting sustainable lifestyles


Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

  • Participatory training workshops with educational games
  • Training hand-outs and journal diary for volunteers
  • Web-based interactions
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Stakeholders: Da Nang Green Ocean groups; Green Action Viet Nam, Cycle for Environment, Go green club, Young Volunteer Network, Green Generation Network of volunteers…

 

Status: ongoing 

Location: Da Nang city, Hanoi, Nation-wide network

 

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance, Urban development, Sustainable Production/Consumption, Natutal resource management


Target groups:

Youths/ Volunteers

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

  • Over 150 key members youths, volunteers increased their understanding about environment and sustainable development issues and enhanced team-building skills
  • Over 5 volunteer clubs get close coaching and mentoring
  • Training materials and journal diaries

 

 

Organization information

Add: 163/A9 Huynh Thuc Khang, P. Binh Khanh, T.P. Long Xuyen An Giang

Tel: 07. 63853888

E: Tien.Tong@pacificlinks.org
W: http://mekongcommunity.org/

Key contact person(s): Tien Tong

 

General information of the project and program which have ESD related activities:

Name: “Mekong Women for Community Development Program (MWCD)”

 

Goals and objectives:

Mekong Women for Community Development (MWCD) seeks to empower women in the Mekong Delta through leadership development and engagement in grassroots community development projects. With an emphasis on capacity building, MWCD provides leadership training that equips women with skills, resources, and other tools to design and implement their own local projects that promote the growth of healthy communities and the investment in young girls and women.

 

Donor(s) US Department of State and the Bureau of East Asian Pacific Affairs (EAP)

ESD programs/ projects/activities

Name: “Mekong Women for Community Development Program (MWCD)”

Objectives:

Mekong Women for Community Development (MWCD) seeks to empower women in the Mekong Delta through leadership development and engagement in grassroots community development projects. With an emphasis on capacity building, MWCD provides leadership training that equips women with skills, resources, and other tools to design and implement their own local projects that promote the growth of healthy communities and the investment in young girls and women.

 

Describe educational and learning methods/tools applied:

Phase 1: ToT (Training for Trainers) 40 women selected from three provinces in the Mekong Delta participate in leadership trainings on community development including needs identification and assessment, resource mobilization, proposal writing, and team building.

Phase II: The 40 women from Phase 1 in turn become Lead Trainers and replicate trainings for groups of 5 women each from their own local communes and villages. Following the trainings, each group writes a project proposal addressing a pressing issue identified through a community needs assessment

The MWCD program endorses:

  • Education that promotes critical thinking and problem solving skills: Community women in rural areas, who often have little to no academic education, have established their own project groups for community development, written out their own proposals and plans to carry out projects, and carried out their plans to help many needy members in their communities.
  • Education that encourages and stresses participatory decision-making responsibility: The women’s groups consist of approximately 7 members, each with assigned titles and tasks. They work together to prepare reports, presentations, community activities, etc.
  • Education that is locally relevant and culturally appropriate: All projects take place within the local communities and all are culturally appropriate, especially groups such as the clay stove-pot vocational training group, for example, have been established with the objective to provide community members with skills to make stable incomes while preserving the clay stove-pot custom of the culture.

Stakeholders:

Pacific Links Foundation; MWCD donors, including US Department of State and the Bureau of East Asian Pacific Affairs (EAP); the Women’s Unions of Kien Giang, An Giang, and Can Tho; other organizations and groups that have expressed interest and devoted support for the women’s groups, including SODIS and Horizon Capital Group.

Status: ongoing

Location: An Giang, Kien Giang, Can Tho

 

Sustainable development themes:

Citizen participation and good governance, Poverty reduction, Sustainable urbanization, Sustainable production/consumption.

Target groups:

Local people

Outputs and final outcomes of the ESD activities.

The MWCD community women’s groups have helped to pull families out of poverty, providing opportunities for many families to build sustainable income, regain health, and have allowed women considering to seek employment abroad to stay locally by providing them with other employment options and spreading awareness of the growing issue of human trafficking. Please visit the MWCD website at: http://www.mekongwomen.org for success stories, more information about the women’s groups, and about MWCD.