Investment in education in Vietnam tended to increase steadily over the past decade, according to a report by the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences (VNIES).
Having never applied for a scholarship to study abroad and never taken an IELTS or TOEFL exam, Nguyen Thi Hoa did not think she would have an opportunity to study in Germany.
A program that helps hundreds of young Vietnamese become postgraduates at prestigious schools in the US has been successful because of assistance from former doctoral students and scholarships granted abroad.
Having scientific articles published in Nature and Science is a lifelong dream of many scientists, including countries with developed science sectors, according to Prof Ta Thanh Van, President of Hanoi Medical University.
It is not easy to attract talents to schools for the gifted.
The news that Hoa Binh province is willing to spend VND1 billion to attract professors and associate professors to teach at the provincial school for the gifted has raised controversy.
Scandals are commonly seen every year when professor and associate professor titles are granted, which raises doubts about the qualifications of scientists and the talented of the society.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has just released a circular on determining enrolment quota for doctoral, master, bachelor degrees as well as college degree in preschool education (Circular No.3).
Phan Ngoc Chau Anh, a student at Tran Dai Nghia High School in HCM City for the gifted, received the maximum score of nine for three subjects: English, Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
A group of scientists has sent a letter of denunciation to the State Professorship Council, naming some candidates who published articles in so-called predators.
School authorities and parents in Hanoi are worried about the rising number of Covid-19 infections among students and teachers.
Of the 19 students winning medals at the 2021 international Olympiads, only two will study abroad. They mostly chose natural sciences for tertiary education – physics, chemistry, mathematics and information technology.
Some candidates for the titles of professor and associate professor in mathematics have been weeded out. The surprise that the figure was nearly 60 percent of the total.