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Universities told to change enrollment methods

Universities need to organize standardized tests and apply specific methods to enroll students instead of relying on the high school finals to select students.

A bachelor's degree is no longer a must

Going to a vocational school was long deemed an unthinkable idea for many Vietnamese parents that wanted their kids to go to university, but now, young adults are standing up to defy the old-fashioned notion.

Physics teacher makes instructional models from discarded materials

Teacher Ngo Van Thieu collects lollipop sticks, old electrical wires, bottle caps, used straws and other discarded materials to make models that demonstrate scientific theories in his physics classes.

Vietnamese schools to face shortage of art, music teachers next year

High schools are expected to face a shortage of music and art teachers when the new education programme begins in the 2019-21 academic year.

VN team wins ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2019

Team AWM from Vietnam took first place at the Regional Final of the ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2019 held in Bangkok on Thursday.

HCM City lacks teachers for students with disabilities

The lack of teachers for students with disabilities in HCM City is posing concerns to educational experts.

Teacher helps eradicate illiteracy in remote Hoa Binh areas

With love for teaching and a desire to help others, Ha Thi Hang has helped all ethnic students of a school in the northern mountain province of Hoa Binh’s Mai Chau District escape illiteracy.

Five charged in Ha Giang school exam scandal

Ha Giang Province People’s Court sentenced five people for allegedly cheating on the 2018 national high school exams at a first instance trial on Friday.

Students at HCM City primary schools win top prize at Robothon

Students at Le Ngoc Han and Luong The Vinh primary schools won the top prizes in the annual Robothon Contest 2019 for students at primary schools throughout HCM City held on October 20.

Former top educator in Son La detained in exam fraud

Police in Son La have arrested Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of the provincial Department of Education and Training, for his alleged involvement in the manipulation of test scores in the national high school exam last year.

Hai Phong to offer free education

Hai Phong is planning to provide free education to all pupils from preschool to high school level including further education.

Southeast Asia educational experts meets in Da Nang City

The sixth version of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Polytechnic Network Meeting began in Da Nang City on October 17, with the participation of 160 delegates from 64 regional educational organisations.

Partnership brings Italian educational approach to Vietnam

Italy’s Reggio Children on October 16 announced a partnership with Vietnam-based Embassy Education to introduce and implement Reggio Emilia Approach, a world-renowned Italian early-childhood educational approach, in Vietnam.

HCM City seeks solutions to promote education universalisation

A variety of solutions to improve recruitment and incentive policies for teachers were proposed by representatives from 24 districts at a recent conference on education universalisation and illiteracy eradication in HCM City.

Hanoi university named in world top 400 in engineering and tech

Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) has been listed among the world's top 400 strongest universities for engineering and technology.

Education deputy minister dies after falling from ministry building

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Le Hai An was found dead after falling from the eighth floor of the ministry’s building this morning, October 17.

Downsizing plan causes teacher shortages

The new school year is already nearly a month old, but many schools are suffering teacher shortages.

Teacher spends 17 years teaching children with disabilities for free

They all shared two things in common: they suffered from a disability and were members of a free class taught by Le Thi Hoa.

Education investment catching attention

Local and foreign investment is being poured in greater volumes into Vietnam's education sector given the interest among Vietnamese people in quality education.

Preschool skills build the foundation for lifelong learning skills.

Since childhood is often the best time in people’s lives, playing and learning are very important. Choosing a suitable broadcast media programme for children is also important, as the number of entertainment channels is increasing significantly.