VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam universities’ training quality and scientific research capacity both are still very weak. The Hanoi University of Science & Technology Vietnam’s two national universities have been listed in the QS’ latest ranking of top 1,000 universities in the world. However, Vietnamese educators admitted that there is still a big gap between Vietnamese and regional universities. Vietnam’s two national universities have been listed in the QS’ latest ranking of top 1,000 universities in the world. However, Vietnamese educators admitted that there is still a big gap between Vietnamese and regional universities. Meanwhile, the positions for Vietnam’s universities are modest – in the group of schools ranked from the 701st to 750th for HCMC National University, and 801st to 1,000th for Hanoi National University. RELATED NEWS How do Vietnam’s two schools in the QS ranking fare in research capacity? … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam’s universities be listed among the world’s top 100?
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VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City National University and Hanoi National University have been listed in QS Ranking 2019. Two Vietnamese universities are listed in QS top 1,000 schools The former is in the group of schools ranked in the 701st to 750th category, while the latter was in the 801st-1,000th group. According to Nguyen Quoc Chinh, director of the Testing and Training Quality Assessment Center, the school provided figures to the organization for the last two years and the ‘results were commensurate with our ability’. Asked if the school could list itself among the world’s top 200 by 2020, Chien said this was an ‘impossible mission’. Having its universities ranked among the world’s top 200 is the goal set by Vietnam’s strategy on university development released more than 10 years ago. Having its universities ranked among the world’s top 200 is the goal set by Vietnam’s strategy on university development … [Read more...] about Two Vietnam’s universities listed in QS top 1,000 schools
Karl Marx was born in 1818 in Trier, which then belonged to Prussia. The Goethe Institute Hanoi will mark this anniversary by exploring the life, work, and most importantly, the impact of this multi-faceted thinker. The contest will include short essays or fictional stories of about 500 words in length. Art works such as plays, poems, comic strips and picture stories or cartoons and artistic or documentary short films of no more than 90 seconds in length are also accepted. An exhibition featuring the life of Karl Marx “We want to call on all people, not only scientists and researchers, but also others from fields such as art to join the contest,” said Goethe Institute’s director Wilfried Eckstein at a press conference held on May 10. People can write in Vietnamese and English and send their work via email to [email protected] before four deadlines on May 15, June 4, July 2 and August 20. After each deadline a jury will select the items to … [Read more...] about Goethe Institute Hanoi launches Karl Marx contest
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators agree that Vietnam’s universities need to be accredited, but they have not reached a consensus on how it should be done. There are 16 university ranking organizations, including the four most prestigious – THE (Times High Education), QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities), and Webometrics (Webometrics Ranking of World Universities). According to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Van Phuc, none of the rankings is ‘perfect’ and Vietnam needs to use the one suited to it. ARWU, for example, attaches importance to scientific articles published in international journals. QS doesn’t put much emphasis on articles, but pays attention to comments by experts and society. Agreeing with Phuc, deputy director of the Hanoi National University Nguyen Huu Duc said that ARWU and THE are not suited to most universities in Asia and developing countries. The weak point of Vietnamese … [Read more...] about University accreditation: ‘a game of the rich’?
VietNamNet Bridge - To deal with the increasingly serious problem of plagiarism, several top-tier universities in Vietnam have begun to use software to discover plagiarized work. DoIt has been used by the Hanoi National University since 2016 The universities include state-owned Hanoi National University, Hanoi Foreign Trade University, Hanoi Economics University, Hanoi University of Education, HCMC Economics University, and non-state owned universities such as Ton Duc Thang and Hoa Sen. DoIt, the software used by Hanoi National University since 2016, can discover identical paragraphs in different documents. DoIt was developed by a team headed by Dr Vo Dinh Hieu from the Hanoi Technology University, a member school of Hanoi National University. A lecturer at Education University, a member school of Hanoi National University, which has been using DoIt for two months, said the school is applying software to check the theses of postgraduates. In the near future, the software … [Read more...] about Vietnam universities use software to uncover plagiarism