History discriminated against in favor for other subjects at high schools

history-discriminated-against-in-favor-for-other-subjects-at-high-schools-521936-20120829073646-edu-100x100

VietNamNet Bridge ' History teachers at high schools complain that their students sit nodding in history lessons. Meanwhile, culturists and historians have warned that Vietnamese people may become '"history illiterate.'" A teacher of the Bao Loc High School in Lam Dong province contacted the editorial board of Tien phong newspaper, talking about the discontent she and other colleagues have to bear as the history teachers. … [Read more...]

Red Sunday: just a quick pinch and a cinch

Meet and greet: Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets and talks with young people from colleges and universities who participated in the Red Sunday event on January 17 in Ha Noi. The eighth Red Sunday was co-organised by the Ha Noi Youth Union and Tien Phong (Vanguard) Newspaper. — Photo VNA Pham Kien

Blood donors, both young and old, signed up for this year's Red Sunday blood drive in Dak Lak Province. Some have donated more than a dozen times. Thien Nga reports. More than 2,000 people registered to donate blood for this year's Red Sunday event on January 23 in Ea Kar District, which was one of three locations hosting this year's blood donation drive for the third time in Dak Lak Province. From Xuan Phu Commune, a Tay ethnic minority girl named Nong Thi Nguyet, who was donating blood for the first time, said more than 20 students from class 12C4 at Tran Nhan Tong High School had registered to take part in Red Sunday as soon as they found out it was being held in Ea Kar. Attending the opening ceremony, Lam Thi Phuc Dung, head of Ea Kar District's Office of Education and Training, said that 114 officials and teachers from the branch had volunteered to give blood. While attending the event, she met Y Dhok Knul, an E De ethnic teacher at Nguyen Dinh Chieu Secondary School in Cu … [Read more...]

Microsoft office specialist competition launched in Thai Nguyen

Nguyen Thi Gia Hien (second from right) wins bronze medal at MOSWC 2015

The Hanoitimes - A conference was held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on January 26 to launch the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC). The event was organised by Thai Nguyen University of Information and Communication Technology, the Ministry of Education and Training, IIG Vietnam and the military-run telecom Viettel. In addition to launching the competition in 63 education and training departments, universities and colleges nationwide, the organising board also encourages the involvement of other contestants from 13 to 22 years old. The competitors will compete in Microsoft Office software skills, including Word 2010 and 2013, Excel 2010 and 2010 and 2013, and PowerPoint 2010 and 2013. The National Final is scheduled for May 15. The top six scorers at the national competition will represent the country in the World Finale in Orlando, Florida, in the US from August 7 to 10. Candidates’ competence will be assessed through an online … [Read more...]

KinhCong, Thai Nguyen raise concerns about medical training

1796783-20151222104159-edu-kingkong

VietNamNet Bridge - Many problems found at the Hanoi Business & Technology University, called KinhCong by Hanoians and the Thai Nguyen Medical & Pharmacy University, have sparked worries about medical training quality in Vietnam. The information that KinhCong, which has never been listed among big and prestigious schools in Vietnam, has a license to provide medical training despite doubts about staffing and facilities has caused public concern. Local newspapers reported that 22 students following the training course jointly provided by the Thai Nguyen Medical & Pharmacy University and Hai Phong Medical University were prohibited from sitting finals, just days before the exam took place. "The loose management over medical training will kill people," (a reader) Hundreds of other medical students have been found submitting counterfeit documents when registering to attend the training course. "What would have happen if the students’ cheating had not been … [Read more...]

Prof. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan and her contributions to Vietnam’s veterinary sector

Professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan at work

VietNamNet Bridge – Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former Vice Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry and one of Vietnam’s leading veterinary specialists, is among the delegates selected to attend the 9th National Patriotic Emulation Congress that opened in Hanoi on Monday. In her 40 years of working and teaching, professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan has conducted numerous research studies to help farmers fight diseases in animals. She is also the author of numerous publications now used as reference sources by veterinary students. Ms. Lan told VOV: "I’ve always been determined to put all my passion and devotion into everything I do. Once I start a project, I’ll try my best to achieve the best possible result. I think that was how I did well in all my research and training activities." One of Professor Lan’s studies was on epidemiological features and the application of a diagnostic kit for testing trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma … [Read more...]

Professor and her contributions to Vietnam’s veterinary sector

Professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan at work

(VOV) - Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former Vice Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry and one of Vietnam’s leading veterinary specialists, is among the delegates selected to attend the 9th National Patriotic Emulation Congress that opened in Hanoi recently. In her 40 years of working and teaching, professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan has conducted numerous research studies to help farmers fight diseases in animals. She is also the author of numerous publications now used as reference sources by veterinary students. Ms Lan shared,"I’ve always been determined to put all my passion and devotion into everything I do. Once I start a project, I’ll try my best to achieve the best possible result. I think that was how I did well in all my research and training activities." One of Professor Lan’s studies was on epidemiological features and the application of a diagnostic kit for testing trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma evansi in cattle in … [Read more...]

VN Professor and her contributions to Vietnam’s veterinary sector

Professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan at work

(VOV) - Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former Vice Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry and one of Vietnam’s leading veterinary specialists, is among the delegates selected to attend the 9th National Patriotic Emulation Congress that opened in Hanoi recently. In her 40 years of working and teaching, professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan has conducted numerous research studies to help farmers fight diseases in animals. She is also the author of numerous publications now used as reference sources by veterinary students. Ms Lan shared,"I’ve always been determined to put all my passion and devotion into everything I do. Once I start a project, I’ll try my best to achieve the best possible result. I think that was how I did well in all my research and training activities." One of Professor Lan’s studies was on epidemiological features and the application of a diagnostic kit for testing trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma evansi in cattle in … [Read more...]

Professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan and her contributions to Vietnam’s veterinary sector

1787986-ngaynaychandungnugiaosudatgiaithuong-1

Professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan at work (VOVworld) - Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former Vice Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry and one of Vietnam’s leading veterinary specialists, is among the delegates selected to attend the 9th National Patriotic Emulation Congress that opened in Hanoi on Monday. VOV’s Minh Huong reports… In her 40 years of working and teaching, professor Nguyen Thi Kim Lan has conducted numerous research studies to help farmers fight diseases in animals. She is also the author of numerous publications now used as reference sources by veterinary students. Ms. Lan told VOV:"I’ve always been determined to put all my passion and devotion into everything I do. Once I start a project, I’ll try my best to achieve the best possible result. I think that was how I did well in all my research and training activities." One of Professor Lan’s studies was on epidemiological features and the application of a … [Read more...]

Vietnam gets 52 new professors

The National Committee on Professorship Titles yesterday gave certificates to 52 new professors and 470 new associate professors. Attending the ceremony, Dinh The Huynh, member of the politburo, secretary of the party central committee and chairman of the party central committee's commission for publicity and education, said he was happy that more and more people were becoming professors and associate professors at younger ages and had better knowledge of foreign languages and abilities. They also have done valuable scientific research that has been publicised in prestigious magazines across the world. The research has been applied effectively in daily life, Huynh said. Professor Tran Van Nhung, general secretary of the National Committee on Professorship Titles, said more than 80 per cent of the new professors and associate professors this year were university and college lecturers, whereas in the year 1991-92, nearly 60 per cent of the professors and associate professors were … [Read more...]

Viet Nam gets 52 new professors

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan (fourth right) gave certificates to new professors and associate professors. — VNA/VNS Photo Quy Trung

HA NOI (VNS) — The National Committee on Professorship Titles yesterday gave certificates to 52 new professors and 470 new associate professors. Attending the ceremony, Dinh The Huynh, member of the politburo, secretary of the party central committee and chairman of the party central committee's commission for publicity and education, said he was happy that more and more people were becoming professors and associate professors at younger ages and had better knowledge of foreign languages and abilities. They also have done valuable scientific research that has been publicised in prestigious magazines across the world. The research has been applied effectively in daily life, Huynh said. Professor Tran Van Nhung, general secretary of the National Committee on Professorship Titles, said more than 80 per cent of the new professors and associate professors this year were university and college lecturers, whereas in the year 1991-92, nearly 60 per cent of the professors and associate … [Read more...]

Over 500 newly-recognised professors and associate professors honoured

The second female mathematics professor after 35 years Le Thi Thanh Nhan honoured at the event on Thursday morning. (Image credit: laodong.com.vn)

NDO – The State Council for Professor Title held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 12 to announce and grant certificates recognising 52 professors and 470 associate professors in 2015. Among those granted the titles, Dr. Nguyen Van Hieu, 43, in Physics, Deputy Head of International Training Institute for Materials Science under the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, is the youngest professor. Dr. Hien’s colleague, Dr. Nguyen Duc Loi, 69, in Mechanical Engineering, is the oldest professor. The youngest associate professor is Ho Khac Hieu, 31, in Physics, from Duy Tan University. This year also witnesses the second female professor of Mathematics recognised after 35 years. Dr. Le Thi Thanh Nhan, 45, Vice-Rector of the Thai Nguyen University of Science. The first female mathematics professor is Prof. Hoang Xuan Sinh, who was granted the professor title in 1980 at 47. Dr. Nhan is also the youngest new female professor in 2015. Together with her, there are four … [Read more...]

Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration: Improving Training Quality for Int’l Integration and Competition

1774275-2015111215213-bb-1

In the context of international integration, the University of Economics and Business Administration - Thai Nguyen University (TNU- UEBA) has defined international cooperation in training and scientific research as a key development strategy, helping strengthen its development background and lift its position and image at the international level. Hence, in the past 10 years, the university has accelerated international cooperation and achieved significant results. On the occasion of "Vietnam - Korea Economic Forum", Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Dr Tran Chi Thien, Secretary of the TNU- UEBA Party Committee. Duy Binh reports.Would you please introduce some outstanding results of the university in the 2014 - 2015 academic year? And, what are the major orientations for 2016? The University of Economics and Business Administration - Thai Nguyen University, set up 11 years ago, has made tireless endeavours under its operating principle: Take training quality as a prime target, … [Read more...]

Experts exchange experiences with students during career seminar

Viet Nam has paid increasing attention to the need to train engineers in information security. — Photo thituyensinh.com

HA NOI (VNS) — Experts shared today their learning and working experiences with informatics students from the country's 12 northern universities. At the seminar, held in Ha Noi's Polytechnic University, experts affirmed that passion was the key to success for students wishing to pursue a career in information security. They told the students it was very important for them to be able to learn on their own, to master the English language and to be honest. Information security studies are still quite new in Viet Nam and in some other countries. Ten years ago, the Academy of Cryptography Techniques of Viet Nam was the first university in the country to train students specialising in information security. One thousand engineers have been trained over the last decade. Last year, the prime minister approved a national plan on the development of digital information security up to 2020. One of the key tasks of the project was the training of information security engineers, as the … [Read more...]

More teachers promoted to professors and associate professors

Second mathematics professor of Vietnam, Prof. Le Thi Thanh Nhan - Thai Nguyen University. Photo: tuoitre.vn

PANO – 52 lecturers and 470 others have been promoted to professors and associate professors respectively in 2015, according to a decision signed by Minister of Education and Training and Chairman of the State Professor Title Council, Professor, Doctor Pham Vu Luan. Among the newly-promoted professors, the youngest person is Nguyen Van Hieu, 44, from the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and the oldest is Nguyen Duc Loi, 70, also from the university. Meanwhile, the youngest associate professors are 35-year-old female lecturers, Do Thi Hong Tuoi from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy and Nguyen Thi Phuong Thuy from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Hanoi National University. Translated by Pham Huy … [Read more...]

Vietnam recognises second female professor in mathematics

Prof. Le Thi Thanh Nhan (right) received the Kovalevskaia 2011 Award.

NDO – Lecturer Le Thi Thanh Nhan of the University of Science under Thai Nguyen University has been recognised as the second female professor of Vietnam in the field of mathematics, after Prof. Hoang Xuan Sinh. Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training and Chairman of the State Council for Professor Title, signed a decision on October 22 to recognise 52 teachers as professors and 470 others as associate professors. The field of medicine saw the most newly-crowned professors with a total of nine, followed by the security science (6), military science (3) and earth science (3). The youngest professor and associate professor are both working in the field of physics, including Nguyen Van Hieu of the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, 43, and Ho Khac Hieu of the Duy Tan Private University, 31, respectively. According to Prof. Pham Vu Luan, the professors and associate professors recognised this year, most of whom are university lecturers, are of a higher calibre … [Read more...]

More Australian students coming to Vietnam under New Colombo Plan

(CPV) - Nearly 270 Australian students will undertake short term study or internships in Vietnam in 2016 under the New Colombo Plan’s mobility program. This represents a 66% increase on this year and makes Vietnam the ninth largest recipient of New Colombo Plan students. These students will study a broad range of subjects including business management, agriculture, environmental studies, health, education, and anthropology at various universities and gain experience of Vietnam’s workplaces through internships with local businesses. Around 30 universities, organizations and businesses in Vietnam will host the students, including the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Foreign Trade University, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh city, Thai Nguyen University; University of Da Nang, Bach Mai Hospital; Cho Ray Hospital and FPT Vietnam. "I am very pleased to see the high and growing level of interest shown by Australian universities and their students in coming to Vietnam, as … [Read more...]

Workshop studies Vietnam-RoK economic ties

The impact of the Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) free trade agreement (FTA) in solidifying the two countries’ economic ties was the main topic during a workshop in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on August 17. The event was jointly held by the Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration under the Thai Nguyen University, the Korean Association of Trade and Industry Studies, the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, and the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade. Participants, including policy researchers, professors and doctors from the RoK, the Philippines and Vietnam, focused on discussing post-FTA economic prospects, the balance of Vietnam-RoK trade, the impact of changes in the global value chain on the two countries’ businesses and international cooperation in integration. They also exchanged opinions on a strategy to enhance economic cooperation between the two countries. Many delegates suggested Vietnam … [Read more...]

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Wrestling is a popular folk games at village festival

(VOVworld) - A number of youth festivals have been and will be held in many localities in Vietnam involving a large number of young people from many countries. These activities have drawn the interest of our listeners who want to know whether students from their country participated. B: Indian listener S.B Sharma listened to a news item on the 2015 International Summer Camp in Thai Nguyen province on June 22 which was part of activities celebrating the 20th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the US. He wrote: "We are happy to learn of the normalized relationship between Vietnam and the US. There were students from the US, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam. I wish more foreign students could participate in this event. How many countries participated? Have Indian students ever participated in this camp? How are students selected for the Vietnam summer camp?" A: This summer camp is not an annual event. It was organized to mark the 20th … [Read more...]

UEVF organizes voluntary activities in Vietnam

Photo: vov.vn

A voluntary student delegation of the Vietnamese Student Association in France (UEVF) collaborated with the Student Association of the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry to carry out voluntary activities in Cao Bang province on July 5th. After 10 years of establishment and philanthropic activity, this is the first voluntary activity UEVF has organized and carried out in the homeland of Vietnam. The activity aims to contribute to an exciting and significant summer vacation for students after studying stressfully. At the same time, this was also an opportunity for overseas Vietnamese students to demonstrate their affection for the homeland, which they are willing to share and help the people in remote areas. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Chairman of the Student Association of the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry Nguyen Truong Giang said that along with the annual activities of the Student Association and Youth Union of the Thai Nguyen University of … [Read more...]

Flashback: Volunteers devote themselves to helping Vietnam’s national exam contestants

1700750-telokist

The national high school exam taking place in major towns and cities across Vietnam ended Saturday afternoon with the last test on biology. Instead of taking part in the traditionally separated high school graduation and university entrance exams like previous years, from this year on, students will only sit for one national exam, called the national high school exam. During the 2015 exam contestants were required to take tests on four subjects, including the three compulsory papers on mathematics, literature, and a foreign language; as well as another subject selected from physics, chemistry, biology, history and geography. Candidates were allowed to do extra tests chosen from the specified subjects for a better chance to get into their favorite universities and colleges, as the results of the national exam will be used for both high school graduation and university admission. The exam which is considered the most important of the school student life this year began on July … [Read more...]