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.

When will Vietnam universities nominate professors?
10/13/2017 7:11:00 AM (GMT+7)
The title of professor and associate professor can only be granted by the State Professorship Title Council. However, experts say it would be better to allow universities to nominate their professors.


 
“Teachers are afraid of parents”, educators say
10/12/2017 7:09:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Many teachers complain of ‘monster-parents’ who deeply intervene in teachers’ education activities and complain about teachers.

Slow progress on building national standard schools
10/12/2017 4:50:13 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The capital city has managed to build only 17 out of 80 schools that meet national standards as per this year’s plan.


 
Vietnam targets higher pre-school education quality
10/12/2017 10:28:16 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam should learn from advanced early childhood education models of foreign countries and apply best practices in order to achieve its set target in developing pre-school education, heard an international workshop in Hanoi on October 11. 

In Vietnam, tuition for tertiary education lower than K-12
10/11/2017 2:16:29 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Tuition for 4-5-year training at university is just equal to tuition for one year at k-12 schools.


 
Reported high proportion of excellent students raises doubts
10/10/2017 7:47:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - While the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) reports that students’ performance has improved considerably, many teachers and parents doubt the figures.

Vietnam to host 19th Asian Physics Olympiad
10/11/2017 10:13:51 AM (GMT+7)
The Prime Minister has approved a project to organise the 19th Asian Physics Olympiad in 2018 in Vietnam, which is hoped to help encourage the study and teaching of physics in schools, thus seeking and nurturing talented students in the subject.


 

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