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?
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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
Education Number of Vietnamese pursuing education in U.S. continues to rise By Pham Nhat Thursday, Nov 21, 2019,16:56 (GMT+7) Number of Vietnamese pursuing education in U.S. continues to riseBy Pham Nhat HCMC – The number of Vietnamese higher education students in the United States has increased over the past year, marking 18 consecutive years of growth, according to the Institute of International Education’s annual “Open Doors” report. The report, released on November 18, showed that the number of international students in the United States has set an all-time high for the 2018-2019 academic year, the fourth consecutive year with more than one million international students. The total number of international students, 1,095,299, is a 0.05% increase over last year. Vietnam remains the sixth leading country of origin for all international higher education students in the United States, with 24,392 … [Read more...] about Number of Vietnamese pursuing education in U.S. continues to rise
The MoU was also signed by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, representing the Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA). Under the MoU, the VCCI will support the city in organising research, surveying the business environment, consulting on administrative reform, helping with business start-ups, and enhancing corporate governance capacity and the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized enterprises. The VCCI will offer training courses, conferences, seminars, workshops and trade networking. The VTFA and VCCI will also work with authorities to organise training courses on market research; support enterprises in e-commerce development; and promote technological application, innovation, brand building and trade promotion. “We would like to collect all support policies and programmes from local authorities that create trade benefits for the local business community. From such policies, one action plan … [Read more...] about City, int’l partners to improve TPP education
Bitel will help schools improve their services for the education and training sector in Peru. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Bitel, a brand of Viettel Peru has won a 27 million USD contract to provide information and technology infrastructure for 1,837 schools in Peru. Accordingly, Bitel would help the schools improve their services for the education and training sector in Peru, Thoi bao Tai chinh (Financial Times) reported. The project includes four packages and would be implemented in 25 cities and provinces in the country. This is the largest project which Bitel has won so far. The project proposed by Bitel was evaluated to be better than current plans used in the country. Do Manh Hung, General Director of Viettel Global, said Bitel has been given trust from its partners thanks to added values and reasonable costs to customers. This has brought new opportunities for Bitel in the future in Peru. Bitel took four months to win the contract. Its revenue in 2018 rose by 82 percent from … [Read more...] about Viettel wins 27 million USD contract in Peru