A new government decree stipulates that domestic and foreign teachers involved in integrated education programmes need to provide sufficient evidence of their qualifications. A new government decree stipulates that domestic and foreign teachers involved in integrated education programmes need to provide sufficient evidence of their qualifications.— Photo dantri.com.vn Under Decree No 86/2018/NĐ-CP, foreign teachers must hold a bachelor’s degree level in their chosen subjects and teacher training certificates or equivalent. Vietnamese teachers are also required to meet standard qualifications for the grade they teach. All teachers involved in integrated education programmes must have foreign languages proficiency at level five out of six in accordance with Vietnamese law. The decree allows private kindergartens and schools in Vietnam to link up with legal and accredited educational establishments abroad. Incorporated foreign educational programmes must be … [Read more...] about Foreign teachers ordered to provide proof of qualifications
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The revenue generated from inbound tourism has not been commensurate to the tourism potential. At a symposium of the second Vietnam Travel and Tourism Summit 2019 held in Hanoi on Monday, many experts and business executives in the field listed some reasons why foreign tourists are not opening their wallets in Vietnam. According to Deputy Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Ngo Hoai Chung, the sector has witnessed a rapid growth in the number of international holidaymakers, however, they spend less in Vietnam compared to other Southeast Asian countries due to the shortage of tourism products and services. Tourism services are not diversified and attractive enough to meet the demand for entertainment, shopping and experience of international visitors. Other issues relating to the environment, human resources, application of information technology and infrastructure at tourist sites were also mentioned as the reasons preventing the tourism industry from generating … [Read more...] about Why foreign tourists hesitate to spend big in Vietnam?
Minh, an Associate Professor and Doctor of Science, is now working as an advisor for the reading room of Russia world under the Department of International Relations of the National University of Hanoi. Ass. Prof. and Dr. Nguyen Tuyet Minh (Source: vnu.edu.vn) Addressing the ceremony at the headquarters of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that Mrs. Nguyen Tuyet Minh was among those who 60 years ago began teaching Russian language in Vietnam. She has educated many talented experts in the Russian language, he said. The Vietnamese female scientist spent 26 years completing the Grand Vietnamese-Russian Dictionary, a joint project between the former Soviet Union Science Academy, now called the Russian Science Academy, and the Social Science Committee, commonly known as the Vietnam Social Science Academy. The Vietnamese female scientist is among the four foreign citizens, namely a Pakistani, a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese female scientist receives Medal of Pushkin
The snow fell outside her window in Paris, exactly like in the French movies she used to see back home in Vietnam. Nguyen Phuoc Huyen Anh had been besides herself with excitement when she left home to live in one of the most romantic cities in the world. Years later, as the snow fell, Anh was not feeling romantic. She yearned for home. "After seven years of living in France and one year in Australia, I decided to come back to Vietnam. I didn’t love my job there, I never felt like I belonged there, and I didn’t feel like I was myself there," the 37-year-old said, happier in Ho Chi Minh City than in Paris. She returned to Vietnam three years ago. Anh used to dream of living in a more developed country for a life-changing experience. But, like many other Vietnamese, she felt out of place in a completely different cultural environment. A 2016 World Bank report said Vietnam was among the top 10 emigration countries in the East Asia and Pacific as of 2013, with 2.6 … [Read more...] about For homesick Vietnamese, the grass is not greener on the other side
Tran Vinh Du, deputy director in charge of M&A counselling at EY Vietnam Tran Vinh Du, deputy director in charge of M&A counselling at EY Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Anh Hoa about what, in this context, would attract foreign investors to buy into the state-owned enterprises bound to be equitised this year. Foreign investors are not voracious at the moment, due to Brexit and the US withdrawal from the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement). Does this affect the Vietnamese M&A market? The Vietnamese M&A market is in an active period. Investors have high expectations. In comparison with other ASEAN economies, Vietnam is amongst the most attractive ones to foreign investors. From the sellers’ point of view, there are three factors we need to consider. First of all, there is a huge wave of governmental divestment from many big state-owned enterprises and they became attractive targets for strategic foreign investors. Secondly, private sector firms … [Read more...] about Vietnam in “golden period” for M&A