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The number of scientists working at research institutes is high, but the volume of research work is modest.
Upgrading higher education quality rrequires restructuring the university system and shutting down low-quality establishments, experts say.
The University of Science under the Vietnam National University-HCM City has set up the first greenhouse gas monitoring station in the buffer zone of the Lang Sen Wetland Reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training is considering allowing schools to print university degrees instead of using blank template forms provided by the ministry.
VietNamNet Bridge – Weak English skills are a major problem for university students, with many of them unable to graduate despite good results in their majors.
VietNamNet Bridge – Vague regulations and hard realities often prevent disabled students from getting into their desired universities, confusing educators.
VietNamNet Bridge – Famous universities with a high number of registered applicants saw low rates of exam participation this year.
VietNamNet Bridge – Up to 30% of university graduates are attending vocational schools and additional courses after being unable to find a job in their chosen profession.
VietNamNet Bridge – While non-state owned universities feel happy about the new enrolment mechanism set up by the Ministry of Education and Training, intermediate and vocational schools get gloomily sad about it.
Up to 207 majors of 71 universities in Vietnam will not be allowed to recruit students in 2014 due to lack of permanent lecturers, according to a dispatch signed by Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga.
The Ministry of Education and Training has turned the green light on, allowing universities to enroll students in their own ways, instead of following the ministry’s plan. However, schools still keep hesitant about this.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on September 25 sentenced three members of a drug trafficking ring to death.
People-founded universities keep complaining that they cannot enroll students. However, more and more universities still have been established, while junior colleges have been insisting on being upgraded into universities.