Many universities in HCM City offer programmes in English to enable their students to communicate in that language when they work elsewhere in the ASEAN Economic Community, within which the bloc’s nationals can freely migrate.
The 2019 White Paper on Vietnam National Defence highlights peace and self-defence as basic principles of the country’s defence policy.
Ho Chi Minh City wants 50 percent of high school graduates attaining certifiable international standard proficiency in foreign languages by 2020, according to the city Department of Education.
The Ministry of Home Affairs is drafting a national programme on foreign language training for cadres and civil servants to help them improve their language proficiency and performance at work.
D2C X Inc., the operator of a Japanese travel information website for foreign tourists, has recently launched its Vietnamese version.
VOV.VN - Strengthening ties through people-to-people diplomacy has greatly contributed to promoting the image of Vietnam worldwide as well as people's movements in the region and the wider world.
Several universities have included English as one of the criteria in their enrolment plans for the 2019-2020 academic year.
VOV.VN - On October 12, 30 speakers from 10 nations and territories around the world attended an international seminar in Hanoi themed ‘English language education in the Industrial Revolution 4.0: Meeting the needs of the dynamic labour market’.
With average monthly earnings of US$2,000, teaching English as a second language is a lucrative deal for many foreigners.
An article published on The Diplomat magazine has looked for the reason behind an increasing number of people in the Republic of Korea learning Vietnamese, a less familiar language compared to English.
Nearly 500 students will compete at the 15th Hanoi Open Mathematics Competition (HOMC) from March 26 to 30, with foreign contestants joining for the first time.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to have all students learn English since the first grade starting in the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Nguyen Quang Vinh, head of the primary education division at the city’s Department of Education and Training.
VOV.VN - The Prime Minister’s decision to create an industry-driven workforce development task force couldn’t have come at a more critical time, said Vu Hong Dan from the Vietnam National Productivity Institute.
With job vacancies available all year round offering high salaries, Vietnam has been ranked the second best place in the world to teach English by TEFL Exchange, a community for teachers of English as a foreign language.
A project to use foreign teachers for teaching English at schools will be implemented at primary and junior and senior high schools in the northern province of Bac Giang in the 2016-2017 academic year.
A project to use foreign teachers for teaching English will be piloted at a number of primary schools in the central province of Khanh Hoa from February.
The Prime Minister has approved a master plan for the media system serving external relations to 2020 with a vision to 2030, which defines the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) as the main national media agency in the field.
Books from Vietnam are now available at the “Vietnam Book Corners” which were inaugurated on November 4 at the National Library and Jadavpur University in the eastern city of Kolkata, India’s West Bengal State.
VOV.VN - Hanoi’s Department of Tourism and the Vietnam-Hanoi Tourism Joint Stock Company have inaugurated a Center for Tourist Information and Support at 28 Hang Dau street.
Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha said the textbooks for teaching English at Vietnamese schools will be textbooks of a certain country that will be ‘localized’ to fit Vietnamese conditions, rather than ones compiled by Vietnam.