• Vietnamese students turn their backs to social sciences

    Vietnamese students turn their backs to social sciences

    22/04/2011 05:00

    Educators have, once again, rung the alarm bell over the indifference of Vietnamese students to social science majors after they realized that the number of students registering to study social sciences is at a record low this exam season. Parents tell...

  • The “read and write down” education

    The “read and write down” education

    21/04/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s education has been described as the “read and write down” education (lecturers read lectures, students write down on their notebooks), which is believed to stifle the creative capacity of learners....

  • Experts criticise new higher education bill

    Experts criticise new higher education bill

    21/04/2011 05:00

    Educational experts have criticised the draft Tertiary Education Law for being virtually indistinguishable from existing regulations. Students participate in an IT class at...

  • “Price storm” makes nursery school kid’s meals more abstemious

    “Price storm” makes nursery school kid’s meals more abstemious

    20/04/2011 05:00

    Most of the private run nursery schools in HCM City have asked parents to pay more for their kid’s meals, since the food price has been increasing so sharply. Meanwhile, it is not easy for state owned schools to persuade parents to pay additional money for...

  • Many lecturers get doctorates with plagiarized dissertations

    Many lecturers get doctorates with plagiarized dissertations

    19/04/2011 05:00

    A lot of doctoral theses have escaped the defending council’s eyes, even though they are copied works. Using colleague’s documents Dr Tran Thi Mai Nhan, Lecturer of the HCM City University got angry when discovering that her master...

  • Intel to support higher technical education in Vietnam

    Intel to support higher technical education in Vietnam

    19/04/2011 05:00

    Intel Corporation along with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Arizona State University (ASU) announced the implementation of a Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) through 2014 to improve higher technological...

  • Vietnam, Belgium to jointly found education website

    Vietnam, Belgium to jointly found education website

    19/04/2011 05:00

    Vietnam and Belgium will launch a joint website dedicated to education to help further strengthen the ties between the two countries and promote the former’s academic environment, Belgian ambassador to Vietnam, Hubert Cooreman, said last week. The...

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