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8/18/2018 10:45:08 AM

No more school on Saturdays: Parents big yay, schools refuse

A recent proposal to stop schooling on Saturday received applause from parents and students, but was frowned upon by schools over fears of breaking curriculum guidelines.

  • Tuition fee exemptions for poor secondary pupils

    Tuition fee exemptions for poor secondary pupils

    Public: 8/18/2018 10:40:00 AM

    The government has approved tuition fee exemption for students at state-owned secondary schools and children aged five at nursery schools.

  • 10 mistakes to avoid in MBA applications

    10 mistakes to avoid in MBA applications

    Public: 8/14/2018 9:57:21 PM

    Don't ignore the business school's essay prompt.

  • HCMC students to represent Vietnam in F1 in Schools World Finals

    HCMC students to represent Vietnam in F1 in Schools World Finals

    Public: 8/3/2018 11:17:47 AM

    Nam Phong Racing team from the British International School (BIS) HCMC, with sponsorship from Audi Vietnam, will represent Vietnam in the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge World Finals taking place in Singapore from September 9 to 13, 2018.

  • Asian students take part in Summer University in HN

    Asian students take part in Summer University in HN

    Public: 8/3/2018 11:13:06 AM

    Seventy students from six countries in Asia and the Pacific (Cambodia, China, Korea, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam) are learning more about France and Vietnam, right here in Hanoi.

  • Francophone students attend summer school in Vietnam

    Francophone students attend summer school in Vietnam

    Public: 7/31/2018 5:20:16 PM

    As many as 70 Francophone students from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, China, Thailand, and the Republic of Korea are joining a summer school program held in Hanoi from July 30 to August 4.

  • 20 Korean students completes Vietnamese language and culture course

    20 Korean students completes Vietnamese language and culture course

    Public: 7/31/2018 5:10:02 PM

    (VNF) – The third Vietnamese language and culture course for students of Keimyung University (Korea) was concluded on July 27.

  • Vietnamese students reap two golds of the International Physics Olympiad

    Vietnamese students reap two golds of the International Physics Olympiad

    Public: 7/30/2018 4:47:03 PM

    (VNF) - Five members of the Vietnamese team participating in the 49th International Physics Olympiad have made home country proud by their recent outstanding achievements.

  • Vietnamese students shine again at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

    Vietnamese students shine again at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

    Public: 7/30/2018 4:40:37 PM

    (VNF) - Vietnamese team have reaped four medals from the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO 2018) which took place in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from July 19-29, with the participation of 304 contestants from 82 countries and territories.

  • Price of textbooks to remain same for 2018-19 school year

    Price of textbooks to remain same for 2018-19 school year

    Public: 7/27/2018 11:14:24 AM

    Textbooks for the 2018-2019 school year are selling at the same prices as last year, according to the Viet Nam Education Publishing House Limited Company.

  • US helps Vietnamese students get first-hand experience in robotic programming

    US helps Vietnamese students get first-hand experience in robotic programming

    Public: 7/23/2018 4:47:46 PM

    (VNF) - 46 Vietnamese students gained first-hand experience in robotic building and programming, and 3D printing techniques, thanks to the Robotics Camp 2018 held by the U.S. Embassy and the GreenAms Robotics Team from July 16 to 20.

  • Get rid of smartphone addiction, Vietnamese schoolgirl gets scholarships from 13 American universities

    Get rid of smartphone addiction, Vietnamese schoolgirl gets scholarships from 13 American universities

    Public: 7/22/2018 6:47:15 PM

    (VNF) – Like many of her peers, Hanh Phan, a teen girl in Nghi Xuan district, Ha Tinh province used to be a smartphone addict. Fortunately, she later realized the negative impact of the addiction and was determined to get rid of it. Hanh even made use of her past experience with smartphone addiction to successfully convince 13 universities in US to admit her with scholarships of great value.

  • Norway helps Vietnam improve physical education

    Norway helps Vietnam improve physical education

    Public: 7/17/2018 5:38:53 PM

    (VNF) - The Community Football project in Vietnam (Norweigian Football Federation), in coordination with the Faculty of Physical Education, Hue University on July 16 inked a Memorandum of Understanding to kick start a project themed "Rennovating physical education."

  • Vietnam to host Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2018

    Vietnam to host Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2018

    Public: 7/6/2018 3:00:14 PM

    Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently made several requests regarding the organization of the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2018 (ABU Robocon 2018), scheduled for August 26 in the northern province of Ninh Binh.

  • 147 ethnic minority students in Dong Nai received scholarships

    147 ethnic minority students in Dong Nai received scholarships

    Public: 7/5/2018 9:03:39 PM

    On July 4th, 147 ethnic minority students from Dong Nai province received scholarships from the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, Dong Nai Youth Union, VinaCapital Foundation, and Nam A Bank.

  • Vietnam, Singapore expand cooperation on education

    Vietnam, Singapore expand cooperation on education

    Public: 7/2/2018 9:22:29 AM

    (VNF) - Vietnam’s International Business Management Institute (IBM Institute) and Singapore Specialist Training Center (SSTC) signed a cooperation agreement in Ho Chi Minh City on June 30.

  • Modern infrastructure needed to improve physical education

    Modern infrastructure needed to improve physical education

    Public: 7/2/2018 9:11:50 AM

    In big cities like Hanoi and HCM City, it is not unusual to see people taking part in physical activities in parks, lakesides, and gardens early in the morning or late in the afternoon. However, while it is clear that sports are beneficial for the health of people of all ages, it seems that many students are not aware of the importance of physical education (PE). Many have ended their sports hobbies while others claim they feel bored during their PE classes.

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