Education and training

Higher education

PhD production plan: Will Project 89 go a new way?

Before launching Project 89 that aimed to produce 7,300 more lecturers with a doctoral degree, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) ran two projects on preparing human resources with doctoral and master’s degrees, worth trillions of VND.The state spent VND2.5 trillion on the project ...

Phuong Chi

Universities' English language requirements may hinder rural students, experts warn

As more and more top Vietnamese universities consider prospective students’ English language ability for admission, concerns have been raised about inequality for students in rural areas. At least 30 universities have announced they would prioritise or enroll students who have IELTS certificate scores from 4.0 to ...

Universities with autonomy lack right to hire lecturers

Covered by the Law on Public Employees, universities with autonomy don’t have the right to make decisions in recruitment, increase pay for talented lecturers, or dismiss incapable workers.The state wants to transfer autonomy in personnel to universities, but requires universities to recruit civil servants only. ...

Le Huyen

Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam facing challenges

Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam is facing challenges, particularly accountability and finances, according to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son.Christophe Lemiere, Human Development Programme Manager of the World Bank in Vietnam, said despite the fact that Vietnam’s higher education had been ...

Can returning students from overseas follow Vietnam’s academic programs?

If the educational environment changes, training quality improves, and teaching methods are more reasonable, students will choose to stay in Vietnam to follow tertiary education instead of going abroad, educators believe.Universities in Vietnam all state that they are ready to admit students who have returned ...

Le Ha

University enrolment regulations for 2020 declared

University enrolment regulations for the 2020 intake will be adjusted to improve limitations in the university entrance exam last year, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) declared in a conference on May 8 in Hanoi.The regulations will be applied for all university and college ...

Universities launch new majors to meet labour trends

Many public and private universities throughout the country in the 2020-2021 academic year will launch new majors to meet labour market trends and demands. Public universities have created new programmes following a regulation that expanded university autonomy in the amended Law on Higher Education that took effect last July.Keep reading ...

ASEAN forum discusses quality culture in higher education institutions

More than 250 delegates, from over 150 higher education institutions of 15 countries in the region and around the world, discussed quality culture in higher education institutions at the ASEAN-Quality Assurance Forum 2019 which opened in Hanoi on November 7. The event, entitled “Networking for Building ...

Seminar discusses ways to improve tertiary education quality

A seminar was held in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on October 25 to look into shortcomings at tertiary education establishments and ways to address them amid the urgent demand for better quality in higher education.Participants in the seminar focused on ...

Equity, quality and lifelong learning eyed as the heart of Education Development Strategic Plan 2011-2030

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha chaired the meeting on September 17 with representatives from UNESCO Institute of Educational Strategies and UNICEF’s Education Program in Vietnam and members of the Editorial Team of the National Education Development Strategic Plan 2011-2030, with a vision ...

Linh Lan

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