Education

Hour of Code Vietnam reaches the highest record

Hour of Code Vietnam reaches the highest record

Microsoft and Vietnet Information Technology and Communication Center (Vietnet-ICT) have announced a “Minecraft” coding tutorial for students and educators, created especially for the third-annual Hour of Code, a campaign to broaden global participation in computer science.

Vietnamese-Danish project linking schools and companies kicks off

A workshop for the Danish-Vietnamese Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Project began on January 17, promising new opportunities for schools, companies, and workers.

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Vietnam’s first university takes international quality verification

The University of Science at the Vietnam National University–Hanoi (VNU University of Science) has become the first in Vietnam to undergo quality verification based on the ASEAN University Network–Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) standard.

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Unemployed grads could be resource for new startups

While some analysts are pessimistic about the prediction that 200,000 university graduates will remain jobless in 2017, others believe that graduates could provide a valuable resource for startups.

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 Tôn Đức Thắng University among top 200 global green facilities

Tôn Đức Thắng University has been ranked 156th out of 516 universities worldwide for its green educational environment and sustainable educational facilities, according to the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking (GreenMetric) of Universitas Indonesia.

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Struggling pupils take care of siblings in class

Many children in a remote mountainous commune in the central province of Quang Nam are struggling at school, after being given responsibility by their parents to look after younger siblings.

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PM: Vietnam desires to boost educational cooperation with US

Vietnam always wants to further educational cooperation with the US as it is deploying three breakthrough tasks, such as improving qualifications of human resources, for rapid and sustainable development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

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International vocational training implemented

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs spent VND212bn (USD9.4m) buying training programmes from foreign countries last year.

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