National reforms make teachers redundant Society

National reforms make teachers redundant

There will be more than 40,260 redundant teachers when the new national curriculum for general education is implemented from 2019, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines World

Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines

Indonesian Deputy President Jusuf Kalla on February 1 received a delegation of the south Philippines-based Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which is visiting Indonesia to learn from the successful peace process in Aceh province.
Vietnam National University continues to adopt CDIO Society

Vietnam National University continues to adopt CDIO

The Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) will continue to adopt conceiving-designing-implementing-operating (CDIO) as the framework for its member universities’ curriculum planning and outcome-based assessment until 2020.
Innovation in medical education highlighted Society

Innovation in medical education highlighted

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education including university curricula and approaches to teaching and learning, according to medical professors.
Tertiary crisis: are more students’ copping out? Society

Tertiary crisis: are more students’ copping out?

In Vietnam, getting into a university has been described as a national obsession and getting admission seen as a cut-throat competition. However, despite getting through such a tough initiation, more students are failing to stay in college until graduation, and the steady increase in their numbers is worrying educators.