Vietnamese students have performed well in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Samsung Vina Electronics company on November 27 handed over a hi-tech library to Chu Van An high school in Hanoi, raising the number of such libraries to 28 and offering more than 40,000 books to 22,000 pupils across the country.
New models for higher education that could change the face of universities in the future were discussed at a Global Education Dialogue 2013 in HCM City on November 26-27.
(VOV) - Duy Tan University, Danang City, held the opening ceremony for the 22nd Vietnam Informatics Olympic Contest for Students (OLP’13) and the ACM Int’l Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM/ICPC) on November 27.
(VOV) -Around 500 Southeast Asian educators gathered for a seminar during Singapore’s 2013 Education Exhibition over November 20–22.
The US’s Microsoft Corporate will provide Vietnam’s education sector with application software and training programmes in 2013-2014 to help improve IT application in teaching and management.
(VOV) - The Green Heritage Culture and Tourism Week- a connection between people and nature opened at the Vietnam Culture-Art Exhibition Centre in Hanoi on November 19.
(VOV) - A competition on climate change was launched at Phan Chu Trinh Junior Secondary School in Hanoi, on November 18, by the British Council, the Ministry of Education and Training, the UK Embassy and Live &Learn Centre.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the US Department of Education jointly launched an International Education Week 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
(VOV) -November 17 has been designated a Day of Remembrance for the victims of traffic accidents, reminding the public of the importance of traffic regulations and the tragic consequences of failing to heed them.
An exhibition on healthy sexuality for Vietnamese adolescents and young people, the first of its kind, has opened at the Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi.
(VOV) - Falling petrol prices prevented the Consumer Price Index (CPI) going up in October, rising 0.48% above its end of September readings, according to the domestic market watchdog.
Hanoi has increased the rate of children wearing helmets when riding motorbikes from 9.1% to 52.9% thanks to the “Children also need a helmet” campaign initiated in 2011.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Welfare (MoLISA) on October 9 signed a plan on cooperation in child protection, care and education until 2020.
(VOV) -The 43rd Universal Postal Union (UPU) International Letter Writing Competition for Young People 2013 themed “Write a letter describing how music can touch lives”, was launched at Trung Vuong High School in Hanoi on October 9.