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HCM City aims high in teaching foreign languages to school children

Ho Chi Minh City wants 50 percent of high school graduates attaining certifiable international standard proficiency in foreign languages by 2020, according to the city Department of Education.


Hanoi announces 11 approved international schools

The Hanoi Department of Education and Training has just announced a list of 11 foreign-invested schools which have been registered for operation.

Schools ready for new school year in early September

With the new school year set to start on September 5 most schools around the country are fully prepared to welcome students though a few others are worried about a shortage of classrooms.

Vietnam’s private universities steadily improving

Unlike in the past, many private universities have higher cut-off scores for admission this year than many public ones.

Children in flood-hit areas struggle to go to school

While most students nationwide are eagerly preparing for the new academic year, which will officially start next month, many children in flood-stricken areas will struggle to return to school.


Education quality accreditation should operate independently

PhD Pham Xuan Thanh, former deputy director of the Department of Testing and Quality Assessment, under the Ministry of Education and Training, talks on the need to let the education quality agency work independently.


Education ministry vows to fix shortage of pre-school teachers

With just a few weeks to go for the start of the new school year, there is a worrying shortage of pre-school teachers in many localities nationwide.

Winners of British Council's IELTS Prize announced

The British Council in Vietnam has awarded the British Council IELTS Prize for 2018/2019 to three outstanding IELTS students, valued at $7,755, $6,465 and $5,170 for first, second and third prizes, respectively.

Vietnam wins big at international astronomy competition

Vietnam finished fifth at the 13th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) in Hungary, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.

More and more schools in HCM City have green space

Kids at the private Sao Viet Kindergarten in HCM City’s Hoc Mon District are happy to put vegetable seeds in styrofoam boxes and water them in the garden.

Vietnamese student wins big at International Physics Olympiad

Proactive, humorous and intelligent from a young age – that is how friends, family and teachers describe Nguyen Khanh Linh, a former student of physics at Lam Son High School for the Gifted in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Big difference between universities in term of quality revealed

As most of universities across the country announce their enrolment results, it is easy to recognise gaps in quality.

Vietnam enters top 5 at South African Int’l Mathematics Competition

Vietnam won two champion cups, four gold and five silver medals at the recent 2019 International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in South Africa, entering top 5 of the competition.


Vietnam determined to deal with educational scandals

Between July 2018 and February 2019, criminal investigations were launched against 12 officials in Ha Giang, Son La and Hoa Binh provinces for falsifying exam results.

Revised law on tertiary education confuses universities

The Revised Law on Tertiary Education (aka Law No.34), came into effect on July 1, 2019. However, until now, there is no guiding decree to materialize the law. Being

Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management accredited by NASPAA

The HCM City-based Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management has received accreditation from NASPAA, becoming the first accredited public policy school in Southeast Asia.


HCM City innovation hub requires universities to train human resources

HCM City’s plans to set up an innovation hub and become a smart city mean opportunities for universities to train human resources and related challenges.

Vietnam in fifth place at 51st Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

Vietnam won two gold and two silver medals at the recent 51st International Chemistry Olympiad, ranking fifth among participating nations and territories, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.


Education ministry encourages greener year-start ceremonies

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has encouraged schools not to release balloons on their new academic year events.

Conference highlights industry 4.0’s key role in English teaching

Globalisation is driving multinationals across the world to review and innovate their production methods based on industry 4.0, experts said.