Parents, educators argue about value of sex-education lessons

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Parents, educators argue about value of sex-education lessons

VietNamNet Bridge – While parents and educators both agree that it is necessary to teach sex education in primary school, they cannot agree on the way to do it.

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English-language classes overlap in primary, secondary schools

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English-language classes overlap in primary, secondary schools

VietNamNet Bridge – After five years of learning English at primary school, sixth graders in HCM City now have to learn English at secondary school.

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DHL helps disadvantaged youth forge careers

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DHL helps disadvantaged youth forge careers

DHL Express, the world’s leading express and logistics service provider, recently organized a Career Counseling Day for thirty-six high school students and four teachers from Southern SOS Children’s Villages Vietnam, an independent and non-governmental child welfare organization.

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HCM City lacks teachers of English for primary schools

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HCM City lacks teachers of English for primary schools

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City’s primary schools, which include three English teaching programs, are facing a shortage of teachers of English.

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AIG donates helmets to Hanoi children

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AIG donates helmets to Hanoi children

Insurance company American International Group (AIG) donated 1,925 helmets to students and teachers at the Trung Vuong Primary School in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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HCMC supports VND21 billion to vocational students

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Ho Chi Minh City will allocate nearly VND21 billion (US$991,267) to support 12,000 students in two academic years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.

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Public outcry over HCM City’s e-textbook decision

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Public outcry over HCM City’s e-textbook decision

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Education and Training Department has encountered strong public opposition about its proposed $4 trillion e-textbook program.

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Viettel asked to stop “Internet for education” program

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Viettel asked to stop “Internet for education” program

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Information and Communication has requested the Military Telecom Corporation - Viettel - to stop the “Internet for education” program for violating regulations on telecom charge management and promotion.

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Nonprofits win US$56,510 grant for community projects in Vietnam

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Nonprofits win US$56,510 grant for community projects in Vietnam

Three community proposals focusing on the needs of unprotected children in and near Ho Chi Minh City have received a grant of VND1.2 billion (US$56,510) under the Narrow The Gap program, run by Vietnamese non-profit science and technology organization LIN Center for Community Development.

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Controversial consultant seeks to fleece Vietnam parents with ersatz tablet devices

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Controversial consultant seeks to fleece Vietnam parents with ersatz tablet devices

A consultant for the Ho Chi Minh City's education department asked parents participating in a new pilot program to buy their kids a tablet device at six times its suggested retail price on Monday.

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Experts support use of e-textbooks in HCM city

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Experts support use of e-textbooks in HCM city

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities have decided that e-textbooks will be used at schools in the city instead of print textbooks, as part of its education modernization program.

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Not a minute wasted in active summer program at Renaissance Int’l School Saigon

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Not a minute wasted in active summer program at Renaissance Int’l School Saigon

Advertorial – Ask any children what they enjoy most about their holidays and the answer will probably be “free time.” Pupils all over the world look forward to no teachers, no homework and no school, but the reality often does not match their expectations as the novelty wears off and boredom creeps in.

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Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

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Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

VietNamNet Bridge – From this new school year, State-owned kindergartens in eight districts of HCMC will join a pilot program to admit babies from six months old rather than from 13-months as previously, heard a meeting between the city’s government and the committee of the National Assembly on Monday.

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Can Tho official stays in US to study after overseas business trip

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Can Tho official stays in US to study after overseas business trip

VietNamNet Bridge – After a 13-day training course in Canada, the deputy director of the Can Tho City Department of Foreign Affairs’ International Relations and Cooperation Division has not returned home and says he is studying in the US.

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US trade agency to start training for HCMC procurement officials tomorrow

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will organize a technical procurement training session for Ho Chi Minh City procurement officials at InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel in District 1 on Wednesday.

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