Education

Nearly 860,000 candidates registered for national high school exam

Nearly 860,000 candidates registered for national high school exam

Registration for the 2017 high school graduation and college entrance exams has drawn to a close after 20 days, with nearly 860,000 students registered, the Ministry of Education and Training announced.

Parents interfere in children’s career selection

Many Vietnamese parents want children to study majors which are thought to be easy to get a well-paid job after graduation, but often ignore what the children actually want to study.

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 Vietnam makes strides in child education

Vietnam has made major strides in caring for, educating and protecting children over the past 27 years since the country became the first in Asia and second in the world to ratify the implementation of the UN Convention on

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Student awarded for winning full scholarship from Stanford

Nguyen Le Hoai Anh, a 12th grader from Lao Cai provincial High School for Gifted Students, was awarded by the provincial People’s Committee, on April 17, for winning a full scholarship from Stanford University worth USD 286,000.

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Students lack skills to meet job demands

Only 30% of graduates are able to do their work sufficiently well for their employers, said Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong from the ICT Department of Navigos Search, provider of executive search and management consultancy services in Vietnam.

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Hanoi fails to control motorbike use of pupils

Schools and police alike in Hanoi have been unable to keep up the ban to prevent pupils from using motorbikes to go to schools.

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University students struggle with English certificate for graduation

Weak English skills are a major problem for university students, with many of them unable to graduate despite good results in their majors.

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Nearly 60 institutions gather in International Higher Education Day

The Ministry of Education and Training has just held the International Higher Education Day in Vietnam 2017 in HCM City, gathering 58 education institutions worldwide.

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