English Competition 2015 launched for primary, junior high school students

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Studying Encouragement Center, EQuest Foreign Language Institute and Viet America Teaching Center in Hanoi announced the English Champion 2015 on January 12 in Hanoi.

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Miss Vietnam's poor French fluency rauses questions about teaching methodologies

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Miss Vietnam's poor French fluency rauses questions about teaching methodologies

VietNamnet Bridge – Miss Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen cannot speak French well even though she has studied the language for seven years shows that foreign language teaching in Vietnam has serioua weaknesses, according to analysts.

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Education Ministry's proposed regulations on national exams unpopular with public

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Education Ministry's proposed regulations on national exams unpopular with public

VietNamNet Bridge – The 2015 exam finals will take place in six months, but things are still in a stir and a jumble. Students disagree about many new regulations the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has attempted to set.

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Universities displeased about national foreign-language teaching program

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Universities displeased about national foreign-language teaching program

VietNamNet Bridge – The weak English skills of incoming students, the big difference in students’ abilities and the high number of students in every class will all make it hard to implement the national foreign language teaching program at universities.

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Veteran English teacher criticises language teaching in Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Veteran English teacher criticises language teaching in Vietnam

Many English teachers working outside Hanoi and HCM City were unable to communicate in English, and Vietnam needs to improve its foreign language teaching methods, a veteran Vietnamese teacher of English said.

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Vietnam education ministry plans to expand grading scale for better college admissions

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam education ministry plans to expand grading scale for better college admissions

Vietnam will likely expand its exam grading scale from 10 points to 20 points to make it easier for universities to admit students when a new national exam is put in place next year.

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MOET’s English teaching program not favored in large cities

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

MOET’s English teaching program not favored in large cities

VietNamNet Bridge – Many primary schools in Hanoi operate their own English teaching and learning programs rather than the one from the Ministry of Education and Training.

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Most university students’ English skills at rudimentary levels

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Most university students’ English skills at rudimentary levels

VietNamNet Bridge – University students’ low level of English has been attributed to poor teaching methods.

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Vietnam, India boost IT, foreign language training cooperation

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh worked with Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Preeti Saran in Khanh Hoa province on December 9 to discuss how to accelerate the formation of the Vietnam-India IT and foreign language centre.

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State’s education funds are used inefficiently

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

State’s education funds are used inefficiently

VietNamNet Bridge – Though Vietnam has allocated 20 percent of the state budget for the education sector, the money has not gone where it is needed.

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Study in Japan seminar to take place in Hanoi

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Study in Japan seminar to take place in Hanoi

(VOV) -A seminar on studying in Japan is scheduled for Melia Hotel in Hanoi on November 15 with the participation of more than 85 Vietnamese and Japanese universities and colleges.

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International schools inaccessible to average Vietnamese students

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

International schools inaccessible to average Vietnamese students

Several international and private schools in Hanoi charge very high tuition fees, sometimes reaching the hundreds of millions of VND per year.

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International schools inaccessible to average Vietnamese students

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

International schools inaccessible to average Vietnamese students

Several international and private schools in Hanoi charge very high tuition fees, sometimes reaching the hundreds of millions of VND per year.

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Criteria for foreign-language test exemption unclear, students say

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Criteria for foreign-language test exemption unclear, students say

VietNamNet Bridge – The new regulation exempting students from foreign-language exams for university admission will be difficult to implement as it is too vague, students and educators believe.

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New foreign language exemptions for high school graduation exam

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has issued an exemption to foreign languages for the high school graduation exam next year.

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