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Vietnam expects the switch in education workforce

Vietnamese teachers currently spend too much time on administrative tasks instead of focusing on teaching which restrains the country’s education sector from unleashing its potential. 

Education quality accreditation should operate independently

PhD Pham Xuan Thanh, former deputy director of the Department of Testing and Quality Assessment, under the Ministry of Education and Training, talks on the need to let the education quality agency work independently.


Education Ministry vows to step up university accreditation

To date, only 144 out of thousands of training programs and 121 out of 268 higher education establishments have been recognized as meeting standards.

Vietnamese people lose the reading habit

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese people read an average of one book a year, according to reports. 

Circular guides FDI in education sector

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) issued Circular No. 34/2014/TT-BGDDT (October 15, 2014) guiding foreign investment and co-operation in education. The circular provides guidance

Men with doctorate, master’s degrees fail civil-service exams in Hanoi

Failing the civil service examination, an unidentified person who had received a PhD in physics from France, and another person who had a master’s degree from a British university failed their civil service exams in Hanoi.

Poor-performing students receive high marks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese parents complain that the general school curricula is too extensive, even though many students receive excellent marks.

Ministry removes floor-mark mechanism, vows to ensure input quality

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training has decided to remove the controversial floor-mark mechanism. However, it is still unclear what mechanism would be applied instead to ensure the quality of the universities’ input students.

Red alarm bell rung over nursery school teachers’ qualification

 VietNamNet Bridge – The surveys conducted by the Pre-school Education Faculty of the Hanoi University of Education all showed big problems in the training of teachers for nursery schools.

PISA tests makes MOET surprised, students proud and embarrassed

The high results that the Vietnamese 15-year old students gained from the PISA tests is the Vietnamese pride and joy. However, this has also made Vietnamese embarrassed: why is Vietnam still poor, though its people are very intelligent?

Draft law targets wastefulness

VietNamNet Bridge – Many National Assembly deputies yesterday, June 18, agreed that sanctions in the amendments to the Law on Thrift Practice and Wastefulness Prevention were not punitive enough, which tended to make the law unfeasible.

Vietnam’s educational technology produces many bad products

Despite the big budgets and the heavy investment, Vietnam’s education still churns out many error products.