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High school graduation rate at over 97% nationwide

High school graduation rate at over 97% nationwide

Up to 97.57% of the students sitting for the national high school examination in late June were eligible for graduation, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) announced on July 12.

Universities to set student quotas

Universities to set student quotas

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will allow universities to set admission quotas and take into account the number of visiting lecturers they’ll have based on the number of admitted students, according to the ministry’s newly released draft circular on admissions practices in higher education institutions.

Raising teachers’ salary a challenging quest

Raising teachers’ salary a challenging quest

The Ministry of Education and Training recently proposed raising teachers’ salaries, but it’s unclear whether this will be approved given the small portion of the State budget spent on education, according to experts.

New plan to improve healthcare personnel

New plan to improve healthcare personnel

A new training programme to improve the quality of healthcare employees will be set up by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

New decree paves way for foreign educational investment

New decree paves way for foreign educational investment

A foreign project to establish a higher education institution in Vietnam must secure total investment funds of at least VND1 trillion (US$44.5million), according to a draft decree on foreign investment in education newly issued by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

Soc Trang enables five-year-olds to access preschool education

Soc Trang enables five-year-olds to access preschool education

Soc Trang has completed making preschool education universal among five-year-old children since December 2016, as heard at a working session between the local authorities and an inspection group from the Ministry of Education and Training on February 15.

Universities to focus on quality over quantity

Universities to focus on quality over quantity

Universities should reduce the minimum enrollment quotas to focus on improving training quality, said Head of the Ministry of Education and Training’s Higher Education, Nguyen Thi Kim Phung.

Pre-school education for 2016-2017 planned

Pre-school education for 2016-2017 planned

The Ministry of Education and Training reviewed the 2015-2016 academic year and launched tasks for pre-school education in 2016-2017 at a conference in Hanoi on July 20.