Vietnam, Microsoft Cooperate in IT Training

The Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training and Microsoft Group on Mar 18 signed an agreement to continue an IT training cooperation program in the 2010-2013 period. Under the “Partners in Learning” (PiL) program, Microsoft will help local students and teachers access latest IT knowledge and applications in education and teaching, the Ha Noi Moi newspaper reported. Launched in Vietnam in 2005, the PiL program had offered IT training courses for 50,000 teachers and two million students. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to bring Internet to all schools by the end of 2010.