Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Ministry of Education and Training is to implement the Vietnam National Qualifications Framework (VQF). This will stipulate the minimum learning outcomes for a tertiary level, meaning all majors at one level must meet the minimum output standards specified in the framework. “The biggest social responsibility of a higher education institution is the production of people with professional skills and soft skills to effectively serve the development of society,” said Nguyen Thu Thuy, Acting Director of Higher Education Department, Ministry of Education and Training. “We are not only training human resources for the domestic market but also towards the regional and world markets. “The objectives of the VQS is the equivalent recognition of Vietnamese diplomas, certificates and qualifications to those of regional and international diplomas, certificates, and degrees. Consequently, Vietnam can source our manpower to the world.” According … [Read more...] about Ministry develops standard for universities
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At its conference to review ten-year implementation of the project “ Renovating and improving fund to help farmers for the 2011-2020 period” yesterday, the Farmer Association announced to loan 38,804 farmers VND859 billion to develop their household businesses as well as assist cooperatives to expand more. … [Read more...] about Farmer association loans members US$37 million to develop home businesses
In the year of ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam has really worked in the “cohesive and responsive” manner as the theme of the chairmanship’s year. It has helped ASEAN member states stay united in fight against the pandemic and in recovery plans that are partly revealed through the regional Covid-19 response fund and reserve of medical supplies. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
“We would like to express our sincere thanks to USAID for the financial and technical assistance during the project's implementation over the past four years. It has helped improve the capability of our management staff, while creating sustainable livelihoods for the community and protecting natural resources,” Thanh said. … [Read more...] about People benefit from Green Annamites Project
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam is facing challenges, particularly accountability and finances, according to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son. Speaking at the annual event Vietnam Education Conference, Son said that since 2014, 23 universities in Vietnam had joined a pilot programme on autonomy under a Government resolution. Most of the participating universities have made breakthroughs in their training and research, which helped improve the performance of national higher education, he said. For example, the universities had attracted more lecturers with PhD degrees, enrolled more students, launched more training programmes and the number of their studies published in international academic scientific journals increased 10 times, accounting for 45 percent of the country’s total internationally-published studies. Under the autonomy programme, the universities reported their revenue and spending increased 1.5 times … [Read more...] about Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam facing challenges