Signing MOU between ITC and KCU on Academic Collaboration

This Memorandum of Understanding is entered into by Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) from Cambodia and Korea Soongsil Cyber University (KCU) and Konyang Cyber University (KYCU) from Republic of Korea.

H.E. Dr. Om Romny, Director General of Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) and Dr. Hun Soo Han, President of Korea Soongsil Cyber University (KCU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for implementation of the ASEAN cyber university (ACU) on behalf of their respective institutes. 

ASEAN Cyber University (ACU) project was first proposed at the ASEAN – South Korea Summit in 2009. The project is expected to help establishing a foundation for sharing experiences, knowledge, and skills in higher education and long-distance education among ASEAN countries and South Korea. In 2011, ITC was selected by the selection committee from Korea for setting up ASEAN Cyber University (ACU) and also mandated by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) of Kingdom of Cambodia to implement the ACU Project. In the project, an e-learning center and multimedia studio had been installed in 2012 with a content development room, an operation room and learning management system (LMS) servers to host the e-learning course contents.

The MOU signing ceremony took place in the Institute of Technology of Cambodia in the presence of 

  1. H.E. Dr. Om Romny           Director General of ITC 

  2. Mr. Hean Samboeun         Director of e-Learning center of ITC

  3. Prof. Dr. Kim Eum Gui       Dean, KCU

  4. Mr. Shin JongHong    Professor, KCU

  5. Mr. Shin Hangseok            Video Producer, KCU

  6. Mr. Jung Ki Jin                   Team of Content Development, KYCU

  7. Mr. Kim Dong Woo            Planning Support Team, KYCU

Commenting on the signing of the MOU, H.E. Dr. Om Rommy, Director General of ITC mentioned the background of ITC and briefly introduced the future developing plan of the institute. He also highlighted the credit transfer in e-learning and expressed his optimism in establishing a strong e-learning or online learning in Cambodia in the future. Talking about the collaboration, Prof. Dr. Kim Eum Gui, Dean of KCU emphasized that this collaborative effort between the two universities would enhance e-learning, boost capacity building and further improvement and expansion of both institutes.  In their speeches, they highlighted the satisfaction of the enlargement of the cooperation between the countries, through intensifying the collaboration between the two institutes. 

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