Call for proposals on Information and Communication Technology in Education in Vietnam for financial year 17/18

The UK Vietnam Fund is a flexible and effective tool enabling the British Embassy to support projects linked to the UK government’s priorities in Vietnam.

The British Embassy is pleased to announce the call for project proposals focusing on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education in Vietnam of financial year 2017/18 to achieve:


To support Vietnam’s education system in embracing new forms of digital learning through the provision of high quality content for on-line learning.


Education is one of the seven pillars in the Vietnam-UK Strategic Partnership and the UK government has provided extensive support to the development of education and training in Vietnam. With a specific focus on ICT in education, the Embassy intends to support the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET)’s new pedagogical approach in delivering its new curriculum and textbooks through its “connected schools” website (

Bidding information:

Potential bidders are encouraged to initiate discussions with the Deputy Director General of Secondary Education Department of MOET at to learn more about how to improve the content of the website when preparing their bids. You are also encouraged to keep in touch with the British Embassy to discuss your proposal before submitting the bid, notably in order to make sure it has fits well with the strategic priorities outlined above. For any inquiry regarding this call, please contact Mr Nguyen Giang – Education Advisor of the British Embassy at

The total funding available for this package is up to £60,000. Project activities should be ready to start from June 2017, or as soon thereafter as the grant contract has been signed. The activities should end by January 2018 at the latest. At least 85% of project budget must be spent by 15 Dec 2017.

You are invited to fill in the Project Proposal Form. A full breakdown of costs in an Activity based budget must also be submitted with all proposals and following the expenditure rules set out in UN-EU cost norm 2015. Proposals with a value of less than £5,000 are not eligible.

Bids should be submitted by email to: Ms Hoang Hong Hanh - Programmes and Projects Coordinator at by 10 May 2017 at the latest.

Bid result will be notified during the week commencing 22 May 2017.

If successful bidder is government, not for profit organisation, NGOs and civil society, we will sign a standard grant contract. For businesses, this might be in the form of commercial contract. The clauses in the commercial contract and grant contract are by default, not negotiable and exceptions are seldom approved. Sample contracts are for your reference. Please ensure that you read and are happy with their terms before applying for funds.

Please find related forms and documents here.

Published 13 April 2017