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.
VOV.VN - A unique music event themed “Voice of Autumn” has been held to mark the launch of a professional music classroom at the Foreign Language Specialized School in Hanoi.
Ho Chi Minh City and Japan hold great cooperation potential in areas of mutual concern, including experience sharing in flood prevention and startups, said Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on July 26.
English fluency targets set by a national project are too high and not backed by sufficient inputs, experts say.
The 11th Investment-Trade and Tourism Promotion Forum of the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 18.
Hanoi faces a shortage of high school teachers that can teach in English, requiring universities to train more students adept at the language to meet demand.
The HCM City Department of Transport has asked for approval from the Ministry of Transport to use English on street signs to serve foreign tourists.
The U.S. Mission Vietnam has recently announced the 2018 competition for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program.
Vietnam is drafting a new education program to introduce foreign languages into its first grade curriculum, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
VOV.VN - Few countries have as many of their citizens working abroad as Vietnam, or depend so greatly on labour exports for economic vitality, says the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
‘No speak English’: After many millions of dollars spent and years of struggling, Project 2020 appears to have met its doomed fate.
The rapid increase in the number of Vietnam-trained PhD holders over the past decade coupled with shortcomings revealed in training have stirred public concern, urging the Ministry of Education and Training to tighten management over doctoral training.
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.
With four years remaining, Vietnam’s twelve-year plan to improve foreign language teaching and learning by 2020 will be subject to a thorough review, the country’s education minister has said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has put cross-border education as the centrepiece of its bilateral economic cooperation talks with the UK since the election of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc earlier this year.
A group of youths in Hanoi have been setting up a free multilingual information spot to answer tourists’ queries while grabbing the chance to practice their foreign language skills.
Duong Bao Ngoc spends some US$35,000 every year on her daughter’s study at a college in the US. She considers it a major investment that will certainly pay off.
Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga spoke to the newspaper Kinh te & Do Thi (Urban & Economic Affairs) about Vietnam’s efforts to attract foreign students.
Recruitment demands for mid-level and senior managers for enterprises nationwide rose dramatically during the first quarter of the year, according to recruitment companies.
(VOV) - On January 13, the Ministry of Education and Training hosted an online conference reviewing three years of implementing a project to develop a learning society from 2012 until 2020.