Education

Bac Giang to allow foreign teachers to teach English at schools

Bac Giang to allow foreign teachers to teach English at schools

A project to use foreign teachers for teaching English at schools will be implemented at primary and junior and senior high schools in the northern province of Bac Giang in the 2016-2017 academic year.

Central region face challenges persuading pupils back to class

Schools in some remote areas of the central region are facing difficulties attracting students back to schools after the Tet holiday as many prefer staying at home to help their parents with new farm crops.

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France helps Vietnam evaluate universities

Four Vietnamese universities will be the first to be evaluated and tested by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (Hceres) from France.

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Ministry to revise policies on international schools in Vietnam

The Ministry of Education and Training has proposed new regulations which will loosen the limit on the age and number of pupils at international schools, but raise the required level of investment capital.

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Human resources shortage key bottleneck in Vietnam’s IT revolution

Vietnam needs 1 million workers in information technology and digital content creation but now there are only 300,000 people in this field, pointing to a need to improve the quality of education and tailor it to the need of companies.

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Universities fail to post accurate data

Universities and educational institutes must publicize their achievements, such as the rate of their graduates who have found jobs, before the national high school entrance exam of 2018, experts said at a recent conference.

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Shock increase in school violence

Education and Training Minister Phung Xuan Nha said he would take responsibility for a 13-fold increase in school violence over the past 10 years.

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Brutal nursery teachers sacked

Two teachers at a kindergarten in Hanoi have been sacked for being rude and physically abusive of the children.

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