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4/23/2018 3:41:26 PM

Academic pressure is turning children into robots

Director of the Institute for Social Development Studies Khuat Thu Hong spoke to The World and Viet Nam Report newspaper after a student committed suicide due to the pressure of studying.

  • Alternative education approaches proving popular in Vietnam

    Alternative education approaches proving popular in Vietnam

    Public: 4/23/2018 2:54:38 PM

    Modern Montessori International (MMI), a Singaporean company specializing in early childhood education, opened its largest overseas pre-school campus at the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) in southern Binh Duong province in mid-2017. The new campus was built with initial investment of $2 million and is the company’s first in Vietnam directly owned by MMI Singapore. According to Mr. Steven Kho, Country Manager of MMI Vietnam, they intend to almost double student numbers to 170 by September.

  • Vietnamese students champion Israeli technological contest

    Vietnamese students champion Israeli technological contest

    Public: 4/22/2018 8:52:33 AM

    Le Hong Phong High school from Ho Chi Minh city has won the first prize of Rube Goldberg machines organized by Technion. This year topics toward to 70th anniversary of State of Israel.

  • Vietnam to allow universities to set independent admission standards

    Vietnam to allow universities to set independent admission standards

    Public: 4/20/2018 9:10:16 AM

    After many delays, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has decided that from 2018, it will not set floor marks, or minimum required standards, on students applying for universities.

  • Registration for national high school exam to run until April 20

    Registration for national high school exam to run until April 20

    Public: 4/17/2018 8:47:10 AM

    The Departments of Education and Training in provinces across the country have developed plans to prepare for the 2018 national high school exam, with registration for the exam concluding on April 20.

  • Vietnam-Ireland joint project helps sow the seed of entrepreneurial mindset in university

    Vietnam-Ireland joint project helps sow the seed of entrepreneurial mindset in university

    Public: 4/13/2018 2:02:13 PM

    (VNF)- The course "Building capacity of lecturers and administrative officers of Vietnam National University (Hanoi) was kick started on April 12, aiming to equip trainees with entrepreneurial mindset and innovation spirit, in preparation for the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2019 opens for Vietnamese candidates

    Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2019 opens for Vietnamese candidates

    Public: 4/11/2018 4:37:00 PM

    (VNF) - The U.S. Mission in Vietnam seeks qualified candidates for the 2019-2020 Fulbright Vietnamese Visiting Scholar Program (VSP).

  • Teacher offers free classes for 40 years

    Teacher offers free classes for 40 years

    Public: 4/10/2018 9:02:58 AM

    For 71-year-old retired teacher Vo Thi Son, teaching and going to the pagoda every day are important routines to stay healthy and enjoy peace of mind.

  • Vietnamese student admitted to 4 top US universities

    Vietnamese student admitted to 4 top US universities

    Public: 4/9/2018 10:05:55 AM

    Hai Dang Nguyen Duy (alumni at Asian International School, Ho Chi Minh city) at the same time was accepted by 4 prestigious universities in American, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis and Irvine.

  • Canada continues supporting Vietnamese vocational colleges in multi fields

    Canada continues supporting Vietnamese vocational colleges in multi fields

    Public: 4/8/2018 11:20:53 AM

    (VNF) - In March and April, colleges in the South of Vietnam continue to be benefited by the Vietnam Skills Employment development programme (VSEP) by the Canadian government.

  • Students battle for high school spots

    Students battle for high school spots

    Public: 4/5/2018 2:28:22 PM

    The national high school entrance exam is still two months away, but Vu Minh Hien, a senior secondary school student in Hanoi, has started feeling the pressure.

  • Nearly VND700 million to be awarded for educational initiatives

    Nearly VND700 million to be awarded for educational initiatives

    Public: 4/5/2018 11:37:35 AM

    Educational initiatives with practical applications to improve teaching, learning, and research will be awarded a total of VND700 million under the 2018 Young Intellectual for Education Programme.

  • Two Vietnamese PhDs listed top 100 Asian scientists  2018

    Two Vietnamese PhDs listed top 100 Asian scientists 2018

    Public: 4/4/2018 3:39:10 PM

    Vietnam has two names in the list of top 100 Asian scientists 2018. They are Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Son Nam, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Associate Professor. Dr. Nguyen Sum, Quy Nhon University.

  • Ethnic language barriers should be removed

    Ethnic language barriers should be removed

    Public: 4/2/2018 3:00:26 PM

    For students at Nguyễn Bá Ngọc Primary School in Central Highland province of Đắk Lắk’s Krông Pắc District where 90 per cent of students are ethnic, Êđê language lessons are always the ones they love most.

  • Work starts on first international education city in Vietnam

    Work starts on first international education city in Vietnam

    Public: 4/2/2018 9:31:53 AM

    The construction of a green education ecosystem - the International Education City (IEC) invested by Nguyen Hoang Group (NHG), commenced in Quang Ngai city, the central province of Quang Ngai on March 31.

  • National University of Vietnam and Singapore discuss on upgrading partnerships

    National University of Vietnam and Singapore discuss on upgrading partnerships

    Public: 3/31/2018 11:03:54 PM

    (VNF) – Upgrading the relations between the Vietnam National University (VNU) and National University of Singapore into comprehensive strategic partnerships was discussed by leaders of two sides in the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) annual conference and exhibition held in Singapore from March 25-30.

  • Vietnamese universities combat plagiarism

    Vietnamese universities combat plagiarism

    Public: 3/30/2018 3:46:13 PM

    (VNF) – A number of universities have started acting to combat plagiarism, which has become an alarming issue among students and instructors in Vietnam.

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