Opening Ceremony of Communicative English Training Course for Journalists and Media Professionals
On September 16, 2021, SEAMEO RETRAC successfully held the virtual Opening Ceremony of Communicative English Training Course for Journalists and Media Professionals. The training course was conducted by SEAMEO RETRAC and sponsored by Public Affairs Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City within the grant of American Center – Journalism Club. The course will last from September 16, 2021 to February 01, 2022 with 180 periods of instructions and 08 periods of enhancement activities.
The course aims to equip the participants with English language knowledge and skills needed in their profession, such as communication & interview skills, written English and grammar. Simultaneously, it provides them with an environment where they can exchange, share and learn from other experienced journalists and media professionals.
At the Opening Ceremony, Dr. Ho Thanh My Phuong – Director of SEAMEO RETRAC welcomed all the participants of the course and expressed her sincere thanks to Public Affairs Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City for their sponsorship and collaboration. Also, Ms. Bintu Musa-Harry, Information Officer, U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City expressed many thanks to SEAMEO RETRAC for professionally conducting this meaningful training course, she also hoped that the participants will take away useful knowledge and skills from the course, and expand their professional network.
31 participants who are journalists, editors, media profesionals and students from many news agencies and other organizations in Ho Chi Minh City are selected to join the training course.
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