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Three foreign education quality accreditation centres licensed in Vietnamicon

Three foreign education quality accreditation centres licensed in Vietnam

SOCIETY
18/06/2021

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.

New scholarship policy to ensure return of trainees who go abroadicon

New scholarship policy to ensure return of trainees who go abroad

FEATURE
03/06/2021

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.

Former rector says universities should share lesson plans, resources to improve qualityicon

Former rector says universities should share lesson plans, resources to improve quality

FEATURE
25/05/2021

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.

Five Vietnamese universities make World University Rankingsicon

Five Vietnamese universities make World University Rankings

SOCIETY
09/05/2021

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).

PhD project: what if lecturers overseas don’t return to Vietnam?icon

PhD project: what if lecturers overseas don’t return to Vietnam?

FEATURE
01/05/2021

There are over 73,000 university lecturers, but only 28.8 percent of them have a doctoral degree.

Vietnam aims to have 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degreesicon

Vietnam aims to have 7,300 lecturers with doctoral degrees

SOCIETY
26/04/2021

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 enter THE’s Impact Rankings 2021icon

Four Vietnamese universities enter THE’s Impact Rankings 2021

SOCIETY
22/04/2021

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).

More universities seek quality accreditation from domestic, int'l organisationsicon

More universities seek quality accreditation from domestic, int'l organisations

SOCIETY
13/04/2021

Universities nationwide are paying more attention to educational quality accreditation and assurance from domestic and international organizations and centres.

20 universities in southern VN recruit students based on IELTS, int’l certificatesicon

20 universities in southern VN recruit students based on IELTS, int’l certificates

SOCIETY
08/04/2021

In 2021, about 20 universities in the southern region of Vietnam will enroll students based on their IELTS and international certifications.

Universities' English language requirements may hinder rural students, experts warnicon

Universities' English language requirements may hinder rural students, experts warn

SOCIETY
30/03/2021

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.

First public university to offer golf as subjecticon

First public university to offer golf as subject

SOCIETY
17/03/2021

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.

Three Vietnamese universities named among top universities in emerging economiesicon

Three Vietnamese universities named among top universities in emerging economies

SOCIETY
12/03/2021

On the list of 500 leading universities in emerging economies recently announced by the UK’s Times Higher Education (THE), Vietnam has three representatives: 

UNESCO expert: Vietnam education reform on right path, recommends better allocation of fundsicon

UNESCO expert: Vietnam education reform on right path, recommends better allocation of funds

FEATURE
28/01/2021

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.

Private schools in Vietnam rush to enroll students in healthcare majorsicon

Private schools in Vietnam rush to enroll students in healthcare majors

SOCIETY
15/01/2021

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.

More than 28 percent of university lecturers have doctoratesicon

More than 28 percent of university lecturers have doctorates

SOCIETY
11/01/2021

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.

Vietnamese woman offered jobs at Facebook, Google after two refusalsicon

Vietnamese woman offered jobs at Facebook, Google after two refusals

FEATURE
01/01/2021

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 more VNU-HCM universities become autonomousicon

Three more VNU-HCM universities become autonomous

SOCIETY
31/12/2020

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.