Foreign languages key for development of education Society

Foreign languages key for development of education

Foreign-language instruction could greatly improve the quality of the educational system, but language-proficiency outcomes in recent years have been disappointing, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha has said.
Seminar talks human rights promotion Society

Seminar talks human rights promotion

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, remains relevant today, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 14.
SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Education minister questioned at Q&A session Videos

Education minister questioned at Q&A session

The implementation of a project to teach foreign languages in the national education system was among major issues raised by National Assembly deputies for Minister of Education and Training
Education minister questioned at NA Politics

Education minister questioned at NA

The progress and solutions to implementing a project to teach foreign languages in the national education system through to 2020 was among major issues raised by deputies at the 13th NA.
HCM university to instruct in English Society

HCM university to instruct in English

All students at the Vietnam National University-HCM City (VNU-HCM) are required to study in an intensive English programme at the school, according to the VNU-HCM's English Project Committee.
Trial bilingual teaching in natural science subjects to start Society

Trial bilingual teaching in natural science subjects to start

Bilingual teaching in Vietnamese and English of maths and natural science subjects will be conducted on a trial basis at senior high schools for the gifted and those meeting certain conditions, in the 2014-2015 academic year, according to the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).
Great expectations for new education reforms Society

Great expectations for new education reforms

Vietnam News Agency reporters spoke to experts about both the prospects and challenges of a resolution on the fundamental and comprehensive reform of education and training adopted by the Communist Party of Vietnam's Central Committee earlier this month.
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Nation short of trained workers

Vietnam needs to focus on developing high quality human resources to ensure that the process of integrating into the world economy can be sustained, experts said at a conference held recently in HCM City .
PM emphasises importance of education Society

PM emphasises importance of education

The Party and State of Vietnam always cared for the development of education and considered it a top priority in the country’s development strategy, and a decisive element for poverty reduction, industrialisation and sustainable development.