Ban on English names in class sparks debates
9/20/2017 5:27:59 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnamese students with English names are not rare in English classes in Viet Nam, especially in those taught by native English speakers. But HCM City’s Education and Training Department does not approve: 

HCM City social sciences lecturers receive less than $200 a month
9/20/2017 7:34:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - A survey of lecturers’ incomes has found that 70 out of 984 lecturers at the HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities are paid less than VND4 million a month.

Q2 sees extra 44,000 college graduates unemployed
9/19/2017 3:39:53 PM (GMT+7)
 While the country’s unemployment in general declined slightly, the jobless rate among young people and those holding bachelor’s or master’s degrees surged by 44,000 people in the second quarter of 2017.

More students apply to vocational school instead of university
9/19/2017 7:25:00 AM (GMT+7)
While many universities complain they cannot find enough students, some vocational schools have unexpectedly filled enrollment, though they set relatively high exam score requirements.  

HCM City sets strict rules for foreign English teachers
9/19/2017 1:16:02 PM (GMT+7)
 The authorities in HCM City have set up a number of rules for foreign English teachers including banning pupils from adopting English names.

Education Ministry in surprise school inspections
9/19/2017 11:42:41 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Education and Training conducted a surprise inspection of the educational establishments in four cities and provinces to review the collection of tuition fees this academic year.

HCM City continues VNEN, other provinces reject teaching model
9/18/2017 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
The argument about whether to continue the VNEN teaching model has resurfaced after the World Bank released a report, affirming the great advantages of the model, and HCMC’s decision to continue the model at local schools.

Commercialized education
9/17/2017 2:28:27 PM (GMT+7)
Public education, especially at elementary level, is free in principle as the Government wants to ensure that all children can go to school, and has earmarked sizeable funds for education, estimated at 20% of the country’s annual State budget. 

Vietnamese in Top 5 for student numbers in New Zealand
9/17/2017 1:54:54 PM (GMT+7)
 Over  2,200 Vietnamese are currently studying in New Zealand, putting it among the Top three Southeast Asian countries in terms of student numbers, Education New Zealand revealed at a recent conference in HCMC on studying abroad.

‘Rare’ books evoke love for reading in remote areas
9/17/2017 11:09:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Thi Phuong of Nghia Lo Town in the northern province of Yen Bai, wanted a collection of stories to gift her daughter on her birthday.

Young Highlands students struggle with boarding life
9/16/2017 11:43:11 AM (GMT+7)
Parents of more than 40 Dao-ethnic students at Tran Boi Co Primary School in Dak Mol Ward, Dak Song District rent houses near schools for their children to stay while they study.

Border guard teaches island kids
9/16/2017 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – In a quiet corner of Hon Chuoi Island of the southernmost province of Ca Mau, a teacher and students are beginning a new school year, like their peers across the country.