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.
(VNF) - Always the busiest month of the year for the British Council in Vietnam, this year October culminates with the biggest music festival in Vietnam, the finale of the UK in my eyes competition, the biggest UK Education Fair and a film week to follow.
(VNF) - The Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh city, in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada in Hanoi, announced the 2015 Canada Education Fairs on October 17th-18th, with a record number of 78 participating Canadian institutions.
(VNF) - Vietnamese citizens between 18-25 years old are now able to apply for the 2016 Young Southeast Asian Initiative (YSEALI) academic fellows on civic engagement and social entrepreneurship & economic development.
(VNF) - Vice Minister of Health (MoH) Nguyen Thi Xuyen recently led a Vietnamese delegation to Germany to study information technology (IT) for medical knowledge transfer - IT and continuous medical education.
(VNF) - On October 1st, the Western Australian Minister for Education Hon Peter Collier MLC announced a series of new scholarships for Vietnamese students to study in Western Australia.
In 2015, the Russian Government will put aside 795 scholarships for Vietnamese students as part of the project “Russian universities”.
(VNF) - Nearly 270 Australian students will undertake short term study or internships in Vietnam in 2016 under the New Colombo Plan’s mobility program.
(VNF) - The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) on September 7th inaugurated the Thuan Mang secondary boarding school in Ngan Son district, Bac Kan province.
(VNF) - Outstanding Vietnamese candidates are now able to participate in the 2015-2016 Fulbright distinguished awards in teaching program.
(VNF) - The Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam and Japan International Cooperation Agency on August 19th launched the application process for Japanese grant aid for human resource development scholarship (JDS) 2015.
(VNF) - The United World Colleges National Committee in Vietnam (UWC Vietnam) invites grade-11 students to apply for the 2016 entry to the United World Colleges (UWC) scholarship program. There are twelve offers from ten UWCs worldwide.
One hundred and twenty extremely disadvantaged children in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on August 16th were granted scholarships worth VND2 million each from the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) in collaboration with the provincial Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs.
(VNF) - A joint education project has provided home-based sign language education for 255 Vietnamese deaf children under six years old in four cities and provinces to prepare them for formal schooling.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received New Zealand’s Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce on August 5.
(VNF) - New Zealand’s Minister of Economic Development, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, is undertaking his second visit to Vietnam during August 5th-7th, following his visit to Vietnam in March 2014.
The fourth National Children’s Forum is slated to run later this week in Hanoi, heard a press conference held on August 3.