HÀ NỘI Michelin-starred chef Alain Dutournier has shared his views on ‘green cooking’ during a recent meeting with local media. The famous chef is in Hà Nội to introduce his newest food creations during the Festival of Flavours taking place at La Table du Chef Restaurant. Born in a small village in Landes province in the southwest of France, Dutournier has been familiar with different varieties of fruit and vegetables grown in his family’s garden, free-range cattle and poultry, and fresh seafood from a young age. His passion for cooking was inspired by his grandmother and mother’s recipes, which were created from fresh ingredients available from their garden and farm. When he became a famous chef, Dutournier continued to visit the market by himself to select the seasonal, fresh and finest ingredients for his food creations. “I have a very high demand on the quality of … [Read more...] about Michelin-starred chef shares views on ‘green cooking’
Tran Kieu, chair of the Vietnam Psychology – Education Association, noted that the new general education program (Program 2018) is designed to develop learners’ personal capabilities. “In the past, personalization was not, or very rarely mentioned, while we attached much importance to collectivism. Students’ personality is the important factor to develop humanity,” Kieu said. If the education sector doesn’t change the way of testing and examination, the progressive ideas of the new general education program won’t be implemented. However, positive reform depends on many factors. Bui Manh Hung from the HCM City University of Education, said testing and examination are considered the steering wheel of the innovative ship. If the education sector doesn’t change the way of testing and examination, the progressive ideas of the new general education program won’t be implemented. Ha Lan Education ministry vows to fix shortage … [Read more...] about New education program: teachers’ competence plays key role
Most of the 990 students attending the exams for the sixth grade at the Hanoi-Amsterdam School for the Gifted had a GPA of 10 for all five grades at primary school, which some say is a reflection of a dysfunctional school system. The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) will begin applying the new general education program for first graders next year. However, it still doesn't know how to train primary school teachers to make them ready for the new program. Mr Do Duc Thai There are 400,000 primary school teachers. According to Thai Van Tai, acting director of the MOET’s Primary Education Department, there are three obstacles of teacher training. First, it is difficult to mobilize teachers who are not official civil servants who receive a salary from the state, to the training courses. They are mostly teachers of informatics, English, music and arts, accounting for 15 percent of total teachers. Meanwhile, the teachers who retire in 5-7 years account for 10 percent. The … [Read more...] about ‘How to teach primary school students’ under new system: are educators qualified?
Rachel Duan, chairman and CEO of GE Global Growth Organization Globalisation has created an era of growth and interconnectedness among economies that drives progress around the world in areas such as transportation, healthcare, and communications. As the world has grown “smaller”, new partnerships have been formed, new wealth was created, and new opportunities emerged for both developed and developing nations. But growth in these partnerships was not always equal. Some countries fared better than others, and in general, developed nations tended to get the better end of the bargain with their robust local markets, established supply chains, and skilled workforces. Now, however, leverage in connected economies is shifting and the Bloomberg New Economy Forum this week dives into just this topic. Nations previously known as “developing” have established firmer financial footing and have moved to more valuable parts of the supply chain. I believe that the benefits … [Read more...] about CEO of GE shares views about partnership for new economies
Nguyen Tuan Anh, a standing member of the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, talks to Vietnam News Agency about how to make best use of e-government to speed up administrative reform. E-Government is the right choice for Vietnam Finance Ministry remains on top of E-Government Development Index 2018 National Assembly deputy Nguyen Tuan Anh from the Long An Province's delegation, a standing member of the National Assembly on Science, Technology and Environment. — VNA/VNS Photo What are the advantages of the National e-Document Exchange Platform? The National e-Document Exchange Platform is a positive step towards a modern and new-look government. All 31 ministries and ministerial level agencies, plus 63 provinces and centrally run cities and the Party Central Committee Office, have adopted the platform, with e-documents being sent and received quickly and safely. The legal corridor for IT application and the development of e-government … [Read more...] about Vietnam needs legal framework for e-government