• SEA education ministers to meet in Hanoi

    SEA education ministers to meet in Hanoi

    18/03/2013 04:32

    This is the second time Vietnam will have hosted such event which is expected to attract around 300 delegates from 21 countries. In a press briefing on March 15, Deputy Minister of Education and Training (MoET) Pham Manh Hung said the conference will help boost regional cooperation in...

  • Dirty toys attack schools

    Dirty toys attack schools

    18/03/2013 04:30

    Selling "stink bomb" in a store in Nguyen Khuyen street, Hanoi The city’s education department has released a strange document, saying that Hanoi’s students must not buy “stink bomb.” However, the dangerous toys still have been sold at all the toy shops in Hanoi,...

  • Non-fiction book plagiarism gets more problematic in Vietnam

    Non-fiction book plagiarism gets more problematic in Vietnam

    15/03/2013 01:07

    Cases of plagiarism Dr. Prof Nguyen Mau Banh said he is so surprised about the high number of non-fiction publications. He has found 3,120 reference books for general school students, including 448 books for 12th graders alone, 442 for 11th graders and nearly 400 for 10th graders....

  • Universities forced to halt training programmes

    Universities forced to halt training programmes

    14/03/2013 02:36

    As a result, training will be halted for programmes, including food technology, plant protection, library science and electronics at Luong The Vinh University, as well as the Chinese language programme at Chu Van An University. The ministry also made public a list of universities that will...

  • Vietnamese children take lessons with foreign books

    Vietnamese children take lessons with foreign books

    13/03/2013 04:23

    A domestic publishing house was compelled to recall a book meant for children of six years old because it contained the image of Chinese flag. The book, which was designed for children preparing to enter the first year of primary education, was published by Dan Tri Publishing House in...

  • Journalist continues kindergarten crusade

    Journalist continues kindergarten crusade

    11/03/2013 03:15

    Tran Dang Tuan had previously asked about the slow provision of meal support for kindergarten children in disadvantaged areas. This time, he raised concerns over the poor incentives and wages for the teachers in those areas. Tuan pointed out that low compensation for the jobs would lead to...

  • Educator says 30 percent of math knowledge given at general schools useless

    Educator says 30 percent of math knowledge given at general schools useless

    07/03/2013 03:59

    The information has been provided by Professor Van Nhu Cuong, Headmaster of Luong The Vinh people founded High School, a well-known educator in Vietnam, to the National Assembly’s supervision delegation. Cuong said he cannot understand why students need to learn about complex number,...

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