Richard R. C. Shih speaking at Taiwan Excellence 2018 In the 4.0 era, how important are smart technology applications in our day-to-day lives? Are these applications suitable for use in Vietnam? We have various emerging technologies that impact our lives in different ways today. Take smart technology for example, it makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enable a level of cognitive awareness. The technology employs machine learning and Big Data analysis to perform functions that have traditionally been done by humans. This boosts the efficiency, productivity, and functionality of almost anything it is applied to, hence creating a smarter and more comfortable life for us. Vietnam is both qualified and motivated to take the lead in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Smart applications can be applied in various fields in Vietnam, ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to education or home appliances. It also attracts great attention from users in Vietnam. In Vietnam, real … [Read more...] about How does technology make lives faster and easier?
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Rooting out corruption, developing education and science and technology, and speeding up administrative reforms were priorities, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the legislature Monday. Resolutions, programs, and plans had all been put in place by the central government, ministries, and provincial governments to fight corruption and waste, he said on the final day of question time at the National Assembly. "What is needed now is action." … [Read more...] about Corruption, red tape, education, science top agenda: Vietnam PM
The people behind the first Vietnamese translation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "Emile ou De l'education" and John Dewey's "Democracy and Education" hope these acclaimed Western philosophers' ideas would grow here. But that day may lie very far ahead. "Vietnamese education's chronic illness is that there is nobody to test an idea once it is believed to be good," said Pham Anh Tuan, who has translated Dewey's work for the Phan Chau Trinh Culture Foundation's world classics library project. Mr. Tuan, who will receive the foundation's prize for his translation this month, said the local educational system has advantages that it does not know how to make use of. Unlike the decentralized American system, Vietnamese schools are run by the central government which should make it easy to test an idea on a large scale. "Of course, if that idea turns out to be bad, the results will be disastrous," he said. "But if it is indeed good, Vietnamese education can progress rapidly in a short time." … [Read more...] about To follow Rousseau and Dewey, Vietnamese education needs leap of faith
NDO – Today, September 5, the whole nation enters the new school year 2017-2018, with a focus on improving the quality of education and training at all levels in order to meet the fundamental and comprehensive reform requirements of the education sector. Prof, Dr. Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education and Training, granted Nhan Dan newspaper an interview concerning the issues raised for the new school year 2017-2018. >>> Students nationwide begin new academic year Q: The last 2016-2017 school year was the first year of carrying out the set tasks and objectives on renovating the education sector in the spirit of the 12th National Party Congress’s Resolution. What innovative solutions have the education sector implemented to bring about practical effects and what problems still exist? A: In the previous academic year, the education sector deployed nine main and five basic groups of tasks in order to implement the basic and comprehensive reform of education … [Read more...] about Education minister stresses importance of improving education and training quality Most Recent News
(CPV) - On October 3, the Sail Group, under the sponsorship of the House of Knowledge Publishing, and in conjunction with the Phan Chau Trinh Culture Foundation and the French Cultural Centre in Hanoi held a seminar titled "Self Study - Self Educated" at the French Cultural Centre in Hanoi (L'ESPACE), 24 Trang Tien street. Sail Group aims to evaluate and improve the country's education system by attempting to solve problems such as children's apathy towards learning and a premature loss of childhood. Sail Group specializes in education, volunteering as a positive force against negative problems. They do this through the creation of new textbooks which aim to present a concrete and vivid plan to solve the most problematic issues of education reform. This group have so far published 16 new books on education reform in 2011, including The Literature and Vietnamese language books from the first grade to fourth grade and Lifestyle and Science and Technology books from first grade to … [Read more...] about Conference titled “Self-Study – Self-Educated” opens in Hanoi