More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.
Apart from teaching, the extra workload of preparing syllabi, maintaining student's records and preparing for meetings is preventing teachers from improving their skills and updating their knowledge.
Tourism students in HCM City will learn more about their career options and opportunities when meeting with prospective employers under a special programme that begins today.
Viet Namese physicists shine in Denmark
Five members of the Viet Namese team competing at the 44th International Physics Olympiad, hosted by Denmark between July 5th and July 15th, will be bringing home medals.
Charity responds to Mandela Day
South Africa's Hononary Consulate in HCM City yesterday presented 100 scholarships to disadvantaged children in the city, as part of its charitable activities to mark Mandela International Day (July 18).
Four Vietnamese students won medals at the ongoing International Informatics Olympiad 2013 in Australia, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
Students train with German companies
Fifteen students from the University of Technology and Education in northern Hung Yen Province will be offered free practical training at two German firms, Messer and B.Braun this September.
Young adults need more sex education
More than a third of young Vietnamese people have no access to contraceptives, which contributes to the high rate of unwanted pregnancies and backstreet abortions in this age group.
Another 82 high schools in HCM City will offer financial education classes as part of a soft-skills training programme for the upcoming academic year, according to the city's Department of Education and Training.
As many as 200 disadvantaged children in Ha Noi took part in a free swimming course offered by the city's Communist Youth Union and Ha Noi University of Physical Education and Sport yesterday.
Vietnamese scholars and their US partners have earned three awards under a US Government programme to fund scientific research in developing countries.

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PM meets acclaimed local mathematician PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference

The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.

Police look into scam claims at pagoda Police look into scam claims at pagoda

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.