School discipline too severe, parents say

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School discipline too severe, parents say

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese parents on internet education forums have been complaining about the severe discipline applied by teachers to their children.

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MOET wants to compile revised textbooks in new VND800 billion program

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MOET wants to compile revised textbooks in new VND800 billion program

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is seeking the National Assembly’s approval to revise school textbooks, estimated to cost VND800 billion. While the ministry wants to be one of the compilers of the textbooks, many educators say the task should be done by experienced teachers.

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US$ 1,3 million spent for educational charity activities in last school year

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Over VND28.6 billion (US$ 1,348,204) has been spent for charity activities in educational facilities.

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Universities to use foreign textbooks in elite training programs

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Universities to use foreign textbooks in elite training programs

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Economics University said last week that two textbooks by foreign authors will be used in the school’s high-quality training program.

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The short arm of the law in Viet Nam

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The short arm of the law in Viet Nam

Eight years ago, for my college graduation thesis, I chose to write about the World Trade Organisation's Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and its impacts on developing countries.

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Public interest clashes with copyright laws

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Public interest clashes with copyright laws

In at least one education expert's opinion, the public might have to pay increased textbook prices because of royalty fees due to authors.

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How much should Vietnam spend on re-compiling textbooks?

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

How much should Vietnam spend on re-compiling textbooks?

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training’s estimates of the costs of the textbook recompilation program have faced harsh criticism from the public.

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Education publishing house slammed for copyright infringement

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Education publishing house slammed for copyright infringement

VietNamNet Bridge – Authors who have their work published in school textbooks have never received royalties from the Education Publishing House, which is the only authorized textbook publisher in Vietnam.

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Curriculum changes take time

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Viet Nam News spoke to Deputy Education Minister Nguyen Vinh Hien and two US advisors collaborating with the World Bank and the Ministry of Education and Training on textbook reform.

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HCM City teachers struggle with integrated teaching method

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City teachers struggle with integrated teaching method

VietNamNet Bridge – High schools in HCM City will begin applying the integrated teaching method in the 2014-2015 academic year, preparing students for the new examination model, expected to begin in 2017.

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Moves made to preserve ancient ethnic languages

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Over the past three years, the Central Highlands provinces have been implementing measures to preserve spoken and written ethnic minority languages.

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Central Highlands take action to preserve ethnic minority languages

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Central Highlands take action to preserve ethnic minority languages

Over the past three years, the Central Highlands provinces have been implementing measures to preserve spoken and written ethnic minority languages.

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Schools replace out-of-date textbooks with their own versions

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Schools replace out-of-date textbooks with their own versions

VietNamNet Bridge – Most schools in HCM City teach students according to schoolbooks they compile themselves, as the information in textbooks from the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is out of date.

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Students should study for beloved Vietnam: PM

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Students should study for beloved Vietnam: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung September 15 attended the openning ceremony of new academic year at Vietnam National University in Hanoi.

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Kon Tum’s education sector gives ethnic minorities textbooks

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The education sector in the highlands province of Kon Tum has encouraged staffs to voluntarily contribute one-day earnings to buy textbooks for ethnic minority students in the new academic school 2014-2015.

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