Doctoral dissertation on typography stirs controversy
10/19/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - “The art of typography in designing book covers in 2005-2015”, the theme of a doctoral dissertation, has stirred controversy among the public, but academics have defended it. 

12 Vietnamese students earn ASEAN scholarships
10/19/2017 3:19:53 PM (GMT+7)
 Twelve outstanding Vietnamese students aged 14-16 were presented with ASEAN scholarships at a ceremony held on October 18 in Hanoi.


 
Universities lack funds for research
10/19/2017 2:06:08 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Lack of funding is a serious obstacle for lecturers doing research at universities in Viet Nam.

Online education booms in Vietnam
10/18/2017 7:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - E-learning or online education appeared in Vietnam 10 years ago, but has only been flourishing in the last three years.


 
Vietnamese universities remain in Asia top 150
10/18/2017 3:17:20 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam National University, Hanoi has maintained its 139th ranking and Vietnam National University, HCM City climbed five places to 142nd in the QS Asia University Rankings 2018.

Four first Vietnamese universities receive HCERES certificates
10/18/2017 11:55:01 AM (GMT+7)
 Four first universities of Vietnam have been recognised by France’s High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) for meeting international standards.


 
Should Vietnam increase the number of schools for the gifted?
10/17/2017 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators believe that the restriction on the number of schools for the gifted in each province is no longer reasonable in new circumstances. Vietnam needs to have more schools to promote more talented students, he said.

Universities ‘take a roundabout route’ when transferring technology
10/16/2017 9:43:23 AM (GMT+7)
The HCMC National University earns VND180-200 billion a year from technology transfer deals. However, in most cases, the transfer is conducted in unofficial way; thus, the revenue is not commensurate with the real value.


 
Education ministry asked to delay new education curriculum
10/16/2017 3:23:31 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly Standing Committee agreed to delay the implementation of the new National Curriculum for Primary and Secondary Education, 

PhDs in Vietnam: Just what does the doctor order?
10/15/2017 11:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Whatever the merits or demerits of the recent brouhaha over a PhD dissertation, the time is opportune to take a seriously critical look at some post-graduate academic practices and “traditions” in the country.


 
Children flock to Hai Duong reading garden
10/14/2017 2:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
Most children in the modern age spend much of their spare time playing games on smart phones or tablets. Reading for pleasure and knowledge seems to have become a habit of the past.

An English teacher for poor kids in HCM City
10/14/2017 9:14:00 AM (GMT+7)
In the past three years, Rich, a 66-year-old American man, spends nearly one hour every day riding to his workplace, Binh An Center for Development in District 8, HCM City, where he works as an English teacher for disadvantaged kids.


 

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