The Hanoitimes - Industry 4.0 will require Vietnam lots of efforts to tap its potential and Australian educational institutions get ready to make the goals attainable. Australia minister visits Vietnam for tighter economic, cultural ties Australia supports Vietnam in innovation Australia, with a strong education ties knotted with Vietnam over the past decades, has been active in supporting the preparations for the country’s high quality manpower in the Fourth Industry Revolution. Swinburne University of Technology and FPT University reach an agreement. Photo: FPT In recent years, the matured and diverse Vietnam-Australia relations, typically with the bilateral relationship elevated to a Strategic Partnership, has encompassed cooperation on a wide range of issues, including education. Accordingly, Australia has intensified its support to Vietnam through a specific Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on vocational education and training as well as a … [Read more...] about How Australia prepares manpower for Vietnam in Industry 4.0?
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Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha According to the latest statistics, in the 2017-2018 school year, there were 43,907 educational facilities at all levels, including 40,952 public and 2,955 non-public institutions. Non-public facilities took in 85 per cent, 13 per cent, 0.7 per cent, 0.9 per cent, 7 per cent, and 13 per cent of children and students at the kindergarten, pre-school, primary, secondary, high and university levels, respectively. In the 2016-2017 school year there were 35 advanced programmes in 23 training facilities and 16 high-quality engineering programmes according to the standards of France at four training facilities and 56 high-quality programmes in other facilities. Besides, universities have more than 500 training programmes linked with international facilities. 2018 saw both successes and failures in the education and training sector in Vietnam. What is your overall impression of the year? In 2018, the sector continued implementing the … [Read more...] about Continued reform to upgrade education
Senior JICA volunteer Muto Tadashi (third from the left) visits TOXECO Packaging and Design Company to check on the implementation of the 5S method. - VNS Photo Hồng MinhViet Nam News HẢI PHÒNG – In April 2017, Muto Tadashi waved goodbye to his wife and two sons and left his house in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture, where he can see Mount Fuji from his window, to come to Việt Nam, determined to do something to help Vietnamese enterprises. After 35 years working for foreign and Japanese companies in different positions, Muto wanted to utilise and share his experience with those in need. He has worked as a new product developer, quality assurance manager and manager of a production plant. After retiring in 2015, he found the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA)’s Senior Volunteers programme, which recruits Japanese volunteers aged 40 to 69, “who are motivated by a volunteer spirit and posses practical knowledge and technical skills … [Read more...] about Japanese volunteer teaches Hải Phòng SMEs ‘how to fish’
Final test of Enabling Boat project held in Vinh LongThe Saigon Times Daily Students with high scores are rewarded after the test - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER HCMC - Microsoft Vietnam in collaboration with The Dariu Foundation (TDF) organized the final test for students participating in the “Enabling Boat” project in Vinh Long Province in mid-October. The event drew more than 150 students from three Mekong Delta provinces of Vinh Long, Tien Giang and Hau Giang. The final test included three sections namely programming in Scratch, robot car race, and hackathon. The “Enabling Boat” project aims to support disadvantaged youth in the Mekong Delta to get access to computer science and code literacy. Through the project, Microsoft Vietnam and TDF expect to provide computer skills and code literacy training courses for 35,000 students, of which 10,000 students are trained with programming languages Scratch and Kodu. Besides, more than 200 local … [Read more...] about Final test of Enabling Boat project held in Vinh Long
More Vietnamese students are opting for New Zealand for their international education as living and studying there would not simply offer world-class qualifications but also makes them global citizens with practical skills. At a seminar held by Education New Zealand (ENZ), the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi and the Hanoi Department of Education and Training (DoET) yesterday to share New Zealand’s expertise in preparing students for the future, Robbie Pickford, project manager of Schools International Education Business Association (SIEBA), shared that she has observed a great deal of curiosity among students in Vietnam, a trait which would be most welcome and encouraged in schools in New Zealand as teachers there love it when students ask questions and are happy to satisfy their interest. The New Zealand education system, backed by the government with plentiful resources, according to Pickford, will provide international students like those from Vietnam with facilities to pursue … [Read more...] about Studying in New Zealand teaches foreign students independence