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One out of every three students is a victim of cyberbullying in Vietnam, according to a study by Tran Van Cong from the University of Education, a member school of the Hanoi National University, and his co-workers.

Commercialization of university research findings faces obstacles

VietNamNet Bridge - Only a few research works conducted at universities can be applied in reality. 

What’s behind the Vietnamese desire to study overseas?

VietNamNet Bridge - Some Vietnamese people attach too much importance to foreign university degrees, according to Prof Neal Koblitz from University of Washington in Seattle.

What should be done with ineffective provincial universities?

VietNamNet Bridge - The sharp increase in the number of provincial universities in the last decade has led to an oversupply.

The greatest achievements in the education sector in 2018

Two of Vietnam’s universities were listed among top 1,000 best universities in the world, marking a milestone in Vietnam’s tertiary education. Vietnam also won high prizes at international competitions for general school students.

Provincial universities are in a dark period, struggling to exist

VietNamNet Bridge - While universities in large cities have been developing well, schools in provinces have not been able to enroll enough students.

High ranking in EF is no cause for celebration as English levels still low outside cities

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts say there remains a big gap in English proficiency level among provinces and cities.

Will CCTV cameras help eliminate physical abuse incidents at schools?

Many parents have urged schools to install CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras in classes to prevent teachers’ abuse of students, but experts say the it will not solve the problem.

Student sexual abuse goes unreported, students scared to talk: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - Sexual abuse cases discovered recently show that Vietnamese students lack knowledge about the issue and do not know where to go for counseling.

Vietnam education sector struggles to adapt to 4.0 era: expert

“Vietnam is still in the 1.0 education development period. The 4.0 digital era in education is still on paper,” Pham Do Nhat Tien, PhD, former assistant to Minister of Education and Training, has said.

Vietnamese universities set international standards for training programs

The national standards for tertiary training quality set by the Ministry of Education and Training includes minimum requirements, but schools have actually committed to higher quality standards for their training programs.

‘Achievement disease’ crushing Vietnam’s education: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - Emulation movements aim to encourage teachers and students to improve, but the so-called achievement disease will kill national education, experts say. 

Are schools at fault for student-abuse cases?

VietNamNet Bridge - Under current regulations, state-owned schools do not have the right to recruit teachers, as this is the job of the Ministry of Interior Affairs.

What is the real English profiency level of Vietnamese?

VietNamNet Bridge - While an education organization has ranked Vietnam in the seventh position among 21 Asian countries in proficiency of English, some experts call the result ‘flashy’.

English teaching quality at universities, junior colleges

VietNamNet Bridge - A survey of 294 students conducted by Ngo Thi Ngoc Hanh from the HCM City Food Industry University found alarming problems in teaching English.

Kids as young as 18 months recruited as models

VietNamNet Bridge - Urban parents are sending their children to model and singing classes at a very early age.

Vietnam faces shortage of native English-speaking teachers

VietNamNet Bridge - The shortage of teachers of English in Vietnam has become so serious that some language centres are employing native English speakers without qualifications.

Vietnamese professor in the US uses online games to teach classes

VietNamNet Bridge - Dr Vu Hoang Phu from UNK (University of Nebraska at Kearney) is using games to train future teachers.

“Invisible” waste in training at Vietnam’s universities

VietNamNet Bridge - Only 40 percent of university students understand what they should do in school to obtain high results and find good jobs, a survey has found.

Education “crisis”: a media exaggeration?

VietNamNet Bridge - Many problems face Vietnam’s education sector, but they do not represent the entire system, analysts say.