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Vietnamese spend US$1.5 billion a year on studying overseas

17:07 | 04/15/2015

The US$1.5 billion Vietnamese spend every year on overseas study, in the eyes of analysts, is a reflection on the poor education at local schools.

PM approves plans for US$36m textbook reform

09:26 | 04/13/2015

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a national project to reform textbooks and curriculum for schools.

Vietnam, Italy universities helped to seek partnerships

09:11 | 04/10/2015

A conference was held in Rome, Italy on April 9 for Vietnamese and Italian universities to explore opportunities for training partnerships.

Parents face fines if their kids don't don helmets

09:51 | 04/02/2015

Parents of children who ride electric bikes or ride pillion without wearing a helmet will be fined between VND100,000-200,000 (US$4.60-9.30) from next month, Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee has said.

Vietnam promotes cultural heritage education

08:41 | 03/25/2015

(VOV) - Experts and educators gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on March 24 to discuss how to include intangible cultural heritage in education for sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Minister advises high school students to stop worrying

09:15 | 03/20/2015

The Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien has advised students to not worry too much about their national high school graduation.

Quang Nam takes part in Helmets for Kids programme

10:54 | 03/19/2015

The central province of Quang Nam is the 26th locality to take part in the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundations road safety programme of Helmets for Kids, which began in 2000.

National Microsoft Office Championship launched

00:31 | 03/16/2015

The national round of the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) 2015, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam, was officially kicked off during an announcing ceremony in Thai Nguyen city, northern Thai Nguyen province on March 14.

More Vietnamese raise voice against primary education reform

10:59 | 03/13/2015

Though the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has put an end to the debate about the primary education reform by refusing to amend Circular No 30, parents are still protesting against it.

HCM City, Denmark boost cooperation in education

17:31 | 03/06/2015

Denmark will continue its efforts to strengthen education cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City in a bid to generate a high-calibre workforce and meet the demand of domestic and international enterprises.

Agencies enhance teaching Vietnamese to expatriates

16:24 | 03/06/2015

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has recently ordered relevant agencies to take concrete measures to increase access to Vietnamese language education for overseas Vietnamese.

High school scores to be used for university entrance

17:55 | 02/28/2015

In a major change in Vietnamese education, the national high school graduation and the university admission exams have been fused into one.

Encyclopedia compilation steering council set up

16:19 | 02/25/2015

The Prime Minister has approved the establishment of a council steering the compilation of a Vietnam encyclopedia.

UN highlights significance of native language education

12:48 | 02/24/2015

On the occasion of International Mother Language Day, the United Nations in Vietnam has emphasised the significance of language in ensuring quality education for all.

Festival makes traffic safety fun in HCM City

12:41 | 02/13/2015

(VOV) - Road traffic safety doesn’t have to be dull said organisers of a traffic safety festival in HCM City attended by nearly 900 students from the Truong Dinh Primary School in district 12 earlier this week.