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Employers, educators lament Vietnamese students' poor soft skills

Vietnamese recruiters and educators have expressed concern about the poor soft skills of students, saying it might prevent them from finding international jobs.

Former US first lady to visit Vietnam, back sustained education for girls

Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama said Friday she will visit Vietnam in December to promote the message of girls continuing their education.

Proposal to scrap ranks in university degrees receives mixed response

Educators agree that students’ academic performance should not be indicated in their college degree certificates, but fear this could pose difficulties for recruiters.
October 12, 2019 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Ton Duc Thang University ranked among world’s top 1,000

Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City has become the first in Vietnam to be ranked in the Academic Ranking of World Universities’ top 1,000.
August 17, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

High school exam the most testing of times

In Vietnam, national high school exams are a seminal event deciding whether or not one will make it in life.
June 27, 2019 | 07:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese student wins third prize at US science competition

A 12th grade student has won third prize at the world’s largest pre-college science contest in the U.S.
May 21, 2019 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam to teach good touch, bad touch in elementary school

First graders are set to be taught the "underwear rule" about not allowing strangers to touch them and how to react and seek help.
May 01, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Ethics teacher gets life in jail for raping minor girls

A former primary school teacher in Da Nang will spend the rest of his life in jail for raping third-grade girls.
April 09, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

English as an official language in Vietnam: would it work?

Opinion is not divided on the desirability of learning English, but making it an official language is easier said than done.
December 20, 2018 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Vietnamese students spend $881 million on US education in 2017

Despite the administration’s hardline immigration policies, the U.S. remains a popular overseas study destination for Vietnamese students.
November 15, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Vietnamese families splurge $4 billion per year on education abroad

Japan, U.S. Australia, China and U.K. are top destinations, parliament hears.
June 07, 2018 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Everything is awesome at this Lego-shaped kindergarten in Saigon

The chief architect says he wants the building to inspire creativity not only in the kids but the teachers as well.
May 21, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese student gets US visa for global science fair after double denials

He was grilled for three minutes in English before getting the green light.
May 08, 2018 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese high school inventor denied visa for US science fair

The U.S. embassy in Hanoi has not explained why his visa application has been rejected twice.
May 03, 2018 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Fulbright University Vietnam assigns new chair to replace controversial predecessor

A 72-year-old scientist will succeed Senator Bob Kerrey who was involved in a Vietnam War massacre.
May 02, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7
 
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