The Vietnamese Association for English Language Teaching and Research, (VietTesol Association for short), is a non-profit socio-professional organization aimed to create a trusted platform for those who are interested in, and committed to, English Language Teaching and Research. We are headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Mission Statement

As a socio-professional organization, VTA is committed to enhancing the quality of English language education in Vietnam through professional development, dissemination of teaching expertise and research and information to support and transform practice, policy in ELT, and community service. In particular, we will be

  • Carrying out professional development activities for ELT practitioners in Vietnam, including but not limited to an annual VietTESOL international convention, regular workshops, training courses, and webinars to members and non-members, and an open social media site with online teaching resources;
  • Offering research-based consultations on issues related to ELT and cultural studies, publication of an peer-reviewed academic journal, books, policy papers, research papers on aspects of ELT, and resources;
  • Undertaking policy advocacy work related to activities that influence the decision making process, and activities involved in ELT, public education, capacity building, relationship building, forming networks, and leadership development.

VTA's Mantra

"Connecting Teachers, Engaging Communities”

VTA's Core values

  • Professionalism
  • Lifelong learning
  • Inclusion