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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Russia economic gloom hurts tourism Russia economic gloom hurts tourism

The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.

PM calls for police to remain vigilant 1    PM calls for police to remain vigilant

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.

New detox policy sees theft decline 1    New detox policy sees theft decline

HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.

New sitcom draws teen viewers New sitcom draws teen viewers

5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles

Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.