Countries, in order to develop, need elite universities, schools which produce outstanding talent for the society. Le Mai Lan, vice president of Vingroup, said: "Every country wants to create talents, outstanding individuals who can help change the nation's destiny." Le Mai Lan (right), vice president of Vingroup Countries, in order to develop, need elite universities, schools which produce outstanding talent for the society. “The mission of elite university is to produce talent. This is very costly. We do not expect profit. VinUni University will be a non-profit education establishment, which will strive to become a university of international stature,” Lan said. In related news, two Vietnamese universities have been named in the 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings released recently by the US News & World Report. The Hanoi National University is ranked 1,059th in the list, and the HCM City National University the 1,176th. Le Ha Vietnam National … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives for “elite” university
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Some of Vietnam’s universities have found their names in prestigious rankings of the world’s best universities. The Hanoi University of Science and Technology and the Vietnam National University, Hanoi have been listed among the Times Higher Education’s (THE) list of top 1,000. Some of Vietnam’s universities have found their names in prestigious rankings of the world’s best universities. Le Truong Tung, president of FPT University, while lauding the new achievements, commented that the number of schools listed in prestigious rankings remains modest compared with the Vietnamese population. Strengthening cooperation with well-known universities in the world and international experts and carrying out R&D projects are the ways to improve the grades of Vietnam’s universities. Le Huyen Vietnamese universities listed in THE World University Ranking Two Vietnamese universities have been selected for the first time in Times Higher … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s universities among top 1,000
In 2018, research institutes and education establishments in Vietnam had published 6,707 scientific research works on ISI journals, according to Web of Science (WoS). By early August 2019, the total international publications was equal to 70 percent of that of the whole year 2018. Though Vietnam’s universities and academies have made a big jump in scientific research, their achievements are very modest compared with top-tier universities in the region, according to DTU Research Infometa Group. Statistics show that Vietnam’s universities are among mid-tier schools in Southeast Asia, ranking below the leading schools of Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The number of published scientific research works by the top 3 in the region are five times, three times and two times, respectively. Mai Lan Arrest warrant issued for Dong Do University’s chairman The Ministry of Public Security on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Tran Khac Hung, 47, chairman of … [Read more...] about International ranking of Vietnamese universities in publications
Most of the buyers of bachelor’s degrees in English from Dong Do University hold important positions in state agencies, and most followed training courses to upgrade their education levels, which helped them get job promotions. The president of Dong Do University and his co-workers last week were prosecuted for selling degrees for many years. Most of the buyers of bachelor’s degrees in English from Dong Do University hold important positions in state agencies, and most followed training courses to upgrade their education levels, which helped them get job promotions. Degrees in English are the prerequisite condition for anyone to follow training courses for master’s degrees or a doctorate. However, the degree holders don’t have real knowledge. Dong Do University has not been allowed to train students to grant bachelor’s degree in English as dual degree. But the school still continues enrolling students for the training courses. The tuition was … [Read more...] about How did Dong Do University sell bachelor’s degrees?
Professor Nguyen Phuong Nga, Director of the Centre for Education Accreditation, talks to VietTimes online newspaper on the need to have effective measures to ensure fairness for all students sitting examinations. Dong Do University in Hanoi. — Photo vietnamplus.vn What requirements do universities have to meet when teaching post-graduate students? A key objective of Viet Nam’s Law on Higher Education in 2012 is to reform and regulate higher education in order to develop human resources for the nation to move towards a knowledge-based economy. The training of students for their second degree was mentioned in Decision No.22/2001 issued by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), and the validity of that decision remains the same. The 2012 Law on Higher Education allows institutions to manage their academic affairs within the curriculum set by the Ministry of Education and Training. The law also allows them to choose the education quality accreditation agency … [Read more...] about Ensuring a fair playing field in academia