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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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.