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For the past four years, a special English class has been held in Hai Ba Trung District in Hanoi for students 60 to 90 years old.

UK helps Vietnam fulfill national target for English proficiency by 2025

The British Council’s English Programs are designed to have lasting and meaningful impacts on education systems in countries such as Vietnam

“Speak to Inspire, Vietnam” announces tournament champions

Following a three-month long nationwide contest, “Speak to Inspire, Vietnam”, the first English public speaking and debate competition in Vietnam, has unveiled its Top 15 tournament champions.

More Vietnamese universities require IELTS and other international tests for admission

The 'fever' for getting an IELTS certificate has reached even rural areas as many families are sending their children to Hanoi to attend IELTS courses. Many parents see ILETS as a passport to enter the top universities in Vietnam.

Three Vietnamese students win IELTS Prize 2021

Three Vietnamese students are named in the list of 26 candidates across East Asia to win the IELTS Prize 2021, presented by the UK's international educational and cultural organization - British Council.

Foreign volunteer impressed with free English classes for Vietnamese in Singapore

Volunteers from many countries in Tina’s free English classes made a strong impression on Ralph Schopen – an American teacher, a volunteer accompanying Tina’s free English classes for Vietnamese people in Singapore, which are organized by Tina Yuan.

VN woman - only Asian lecturer in English teacher education at Australia university

At an interview for the post of lecturer at Flinders University, Ngo Tuyet Mai, when asked why the university should choose her, said in addition to her knowledge and experience, she also has empathy and understands international students.

Vietnam's English proficiency index continues falling

Vietnamese proficiency in using English has continued to drop this year, being listed among countries in the low-proficiency category.

National exams reveal poor English

English continued to be the subject which saw the lowest scores in the national final exams this year.

Ministry removes ABC foreign language testing system

The Ministry of Education and Training has decided to remove the ABC foreign language testing system used at local language training centres from January 15.

 

Universities concerned about graduates’ foreign language proficiency

Most schools require IELTS 4.5 English skill level for their graduates in non-linguistics majors, but this is seen as too low by many educators.

Conference highlights industry 4.0’s key role in English teaching

Globalisation is driving multinationals across the world to review and innovate their production methods based on industry 4.0, experts said.

Minister of Education concerned about low English teaching quality

The efforts to improve English teaching and learning quality have been disappointing. English was one of two subjects with the lowest scores at the 2019 high school final exam.

Can Tho’s English teaching troubles

Teaching English in primary and secondary schools in Can Tho under a Government project called Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages in the National Education System between 2008 and 2020 still faces hurdles,

Education Ministry criticized about plan to offer many foreign languages at school

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has been told that it will put a heavy burden on students by including multiple foreign languages in the curriculum at general schools.

Students, parents confused about English study requirements at HCM schools

VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City parents and students are frustrated that the city’s education department has made many new decisions related to English teaching and learning. 

Education Ministry sets new goals for English teaching at schools

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha said the textbooks for teaching English at Vietnamese schools will be textbooks of a certain country that will be ‘localized’ to fit Vietnamese conditions, rather than ones compiled by Vietnam

Foreign man teaches English for free in Nha Trang

  One Brit in Nha Trang provides free English classes to anyone who's interested, after recognizing how important language skills are in the beach city.

Concerns about ineffective English training

 Local education experts have pointed out widespread failuresin the teaching of English, explaining the currently poor results among Englishlanguage students.

HCM City loses control over preschool English teaching

VietNamNet Bridge - It is unclear if teaching English to preschool children has been prohibited or permitted. The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) says ‘yes’ sometimes, and then says ‘no’ at other times.