Higher education

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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

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 ...

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 ...

High-school graduates turn away from higher education

Statistics from the ministry showed that over 886,000 students have registered for the national high school exam this year whose results will be used for high school graduation and university entrance consideration. Of the number, 279,001, or 27.8 per cent, did not register to apply ...

Universities, firms join hands in training high-quality agriculture workforce

Delegates at a seminar in Hanoi on April 21 discussed the need to connect higher education institutions with businesses in training high-quality agricultural workforce.Given that up to 46 percent of the workforce in the local farming sector does not satisfy the requirements of scientific and ...

Dutch-funded educational cooperation project for sustainability launched

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 10 to launch a project on educational cooperation for sustainable changes in Vietnam’s deltas, attracting the participation of the project’s Vietnamese and Dutch partners.Funded by the Dutch government, the project will run between 2019-2021. The project revolves around ...

New university recruitment regulation raises concerns

A new regulation concerning recruitment quotas for public tertiary education institutions in Vietnam has been at the centre of debate among educators and lawmakers.The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) recently decided to use the percentage of students that gained employment after graduation as the ...

Changes in tuition fee in 2019

As per the decree No. 86, public schools and self-financing facilities are entitled to raise tuition fee once every two year whereas other public higher educational institutions subsidized by the government will change tuition fee annually. Tuition fee in subsidized schools is VND700,000 – VND900,000 higher ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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