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As of September 16, more than 80 universities had announced required benchmarks for admission.
Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son has signed a decision allowing three foreign centres for education quality accreditation to operate in Vietnam.
The biggest headache for state agencies compiling talent training plans is that the recipients, after finishing courses overseas, do not return to Vietnam to serve at state agencies as they had previously promised.
Educators in Vietnam need to share resources, materials and experiences to enhance educational outcomes, said Do Van Dung, former rector of the HCMC University of Technology and Education.
A total of five local universities have been named among the global list of the world’s top 2,000 universities for the 2021 to 2022 edition, as released by the Center of World University Rankings (CWUR).
There are over 73,000 university lecturers, but only 28.8 percent of them have a doctoral degree.
In the next 10 years, Vietnam's higher education sector needs to train about 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degrees and more than 300 lecturers majoring in culture, arts, physical training and sports with master degrees.
Four Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Universities nationwide are paying more attention to educational quality accreditation and assurance from domestic and international organizations and centres.
In 2021, about 20 universities in the southern region of Vietnam will enroll students based on their IELTS and international certifications.
As more and more top Vietnamese universities consider prospective students' English language ability for admission, concerns have been raised about inequality for students in rural areas.
For the first time a public university in Vietnam will offer golf training to its students. This will be a subject that students can choose to practice besides football, swimming, badminton, table tennis, and other sports.
On the list of 500 leading universities in emerging economies recently announced by the UK’s Times Higher Education (THE), Vietnam has three representatives:
Dominique Altner, Senior Program Specialist at IIEP (International Institute for Educational Planning), spoke to VietnamNet about the development of Vietnam’s education system in the last five years.
The demand for doctors and medical workers is high, but the workforce for the healthcare sector is produced only by several public schools. This has prompted private schools to jump on the bandwagon.
Thirteen years after establishing a network of universities and junior colleges in the 2006-2020 period, the number of university lecturers with doctorate and master’s degrees has increased by twofold.
Do Thanh Lam from Ba Ria – Vung Tau tried to apply for work at the world's leading tech firms, even though her English was not very good and she had studied only in Vietnam.
Three additional member universities of VNU-HCM universities will become autonomous next year, Dr Nguyen Minh Tam, the university’s vice chancellor, said at an annual meeting held on Tuesday.