Education and training

Education policy and administration

Learners in a state of anxiety as tuition fees keep escalating

Learners can’t help feeling worried about tuition fees when looking at the current tuition fees at autonomous public universities.Present tuition fees are not only many times higher than those of non-autonomous schools, but also between training systems, especially high quality training programs, tuition is double ...

Translated by Anh Quan

Da Nang to provide free schooling for next year

The People’s Council of central Da Nang city has approved free schooling for students from kindergarten to high school in the 2023-2024 academic year with a budget of 408 billion VND (16.3 million USD). The decision was ratified at the council’s working session earlier this ...

Hanoi’s 40,000 non-public school staff suffer pay cut due to COVID-19

Nearly 40,000 teachers and employees working at non-public education institutions in Hanoi have been subject to salary cuts owing to school closures because of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Thousands of them are not receiving any salary during this period, according to the municipal Department ...

Report on education human resources transformation in Asia released

The Education Commission has released a report on the transformation of human resources for education in Asia.Ju-Ho Lee, a commissioner of the Education Commission and former Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Korea, said that many countries are facing shortage of teachers and unequal allocation of the ...

Primary schools and teachers not ready for new general education cirriculum

The new general education programme issued by the Ministry of Education and Training at the end of last year will be applied for the 2020-21 school year. But preparations for the major transition are lagging behind schedule and with teachers unprepared for the new curriculum, ...

New general educational curriculum unveiled

The Ministry of Education and Training on Thursday unveiled a new general educational curriculum which aims to reduce pressure on students and allow them to choose subjects they enjoy.The new curriculum, which focuses on students’ activities to develop their competence, is divided into two phases. The ...

No more school on Saturdays: parents big yay, schools refuse

A recent proposal by the Committee on Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children to stop schooling on Saturday received applause from parents and students, but was frowned upon by schools over fears of breaking curriculum guidelines.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

All secondary, high schools to offer professional career counselling by 2025

All secondary and high schools in the country will offer professional career counselling to students that would match employment demands of local businesses by 2025, according to the Ministry of Education and Training. The schools will also have teachers trained in offering career counselling by ...

VNS Reporter

New curriculum puts pressure on teachers

One of the goals of the new general education programme issued by the Ministry of Education and Training is to reduce pressure on students and give them more practical experience. But after a month-long pilot programme in six provinces and cities, experts and teachers have ...

VNS Reporter

Draft of amended Law on Education raises concerns

Proposals for draft amended Law on Education by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), especially regulations on private nurseries, are raising concerns among the public, including parents and nursery school teachers. According to the proposals, the number of children in a private nursery classroom ...

VNS Reporter

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