US college entrance test, the SAT, gets a revamp

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US college entrance test, the SAT, gets a revamp

Getting into college in the United States will no longer hinge so much on a high school student's grasp of arcane vocabulary or obtuse mathematical formulas.

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Vocational schools put one foot in grave

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Vocational schools put one foot in grave

VietNamNet Bridge – The handwriting is on the wall for the death of vocational schools in Vietnam. Increasingly, Vietnamese students who fail their university entrance exams have shown a preference for repeating the exams in ensuing years, or taking manual jobs, than attending vocational schools.

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Power bill was ‘bolt out of blue'

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Power bill was ‘bolt out of blue'

Most people try to use electricity economically as possible, especially since prices went up by a third recently. Phan Van Be, a citizen living in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Province of Soc Trang, is one of them.

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Should all roads lead to money?

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Should all roads lead to money?

High school graduates sit for a university entrance exam in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

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Students still register for economics studies despite high unemployment

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Students still register for economics studies despite high unemployment

VietNamNet Bridge – Economics remains the “hottest” major and the most popular choice among university students.

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Studying abroad - the lifebuoy for students failing university entrance exams?

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Studying abroad - the lifebuoy for students failing university entrance exams?

VietNamNet Bridge – Self-funded overseas studying proves to be the choice of a lot of students who wish to obtain higher education, but fail the domestic university entrance exams.

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Ministry re-includes suspended courses

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HA NOI (VNS)— More than 60 major courses will be re-included in university entrance examinations this year, said Bui Anh Tuan, Head of the Department for Higher Education.

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Ministry re-includes suspended courses

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

More than 60 major courses will be re-included in university entrance examinations this year, said Bui Anh Tuan, Head of the Department for Higher Education.

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Better testing needed to assess student skills

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Better testing needed to assess student skills

VietNamNet Bridge – University entrance examinations should switch from testing knowledge to assessing capacity, Nguyen Kim Son, Professor and Vice Rector of the Ha Noi National University, spoke to the Vietnam News Agency.

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Vietnam plans to select students for universities through 2-in-1 exam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam plans to select students for universities through 2-in-1 exam

VietNamNet Bridge – Organizing one national exam instead of two as currently applied to find the most capable students for universities is what Vietnam strives for. But it still does not know how to do it.

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Better testing needed to assess student skills: educator

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

University entrance examinations should switch from testing knowledge to assessing capacity, Nguyen Kim Son, Professor and Vice Rector of the Hanoi National University, spoke to the Vietnam News Agency.

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Better testing needed to assess student skills

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

University entrance examinations should switch from testing knowledge to assessing capacity, Nguyen Kim Son, Professor and Vice Rector of the Ha Noi National University, spoke to the Vietnam News Agency.

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Young leader urges youth to get motivated

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Young leader urges youth to get motivated

VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Anh Quang, 24, once failed his university entrance exam. But he didn't let that stop him from becoming a successful youth leader with many achievements to his credit, including spearheading the organisation of last year's Global Leadership Activating Day (GLAD) in Ha Noi. He talks to the reporter about what he learned from his experiences.

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Students boycott vocational schools

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Students boycott vocational schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Facing a severe student shortage, many vocational training school classroooms equipped with expensive tools and machinery are going unused as enrolment remains stagnant.

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Students boycott vocational schools

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Students boycott vocational schools

Facing a severe student shortage, many vocational training school classrooms equipped with expensive tools and machinery are going unused as enrollment remains stagnant.

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