Along with attending the Transforming Education Summit, Son had meetings with the U.S. Secretary of Education and representatives from the World Bank, Microsoft and New York University. He also had a working session with President of the U.S. Educational Testing Service (ETS) Amit Sevak, and held a Vietnam - U.S. education cooperation forum that drew leading U.S. educational organizations. Participants at the event discussed major cooperation issues in education-training between the two sides. On the sidelines of the forum, the minister had a meeting with leaders of College Board - a global non-profit organization connecting students to universities and career opportunities. College Board Vice President Rushi Sheth said that the number of Vietnamese students joining the advanced placement program has increased 219% since 2018, while those taking SAT tests rose 45%, showing the increasing demand for international education programs. He said that online SAT tests are likely to be … [Read more...] about Vietnam seeks stronger education partnership with U.S.
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A customer fills up at a station in Ha Noi. Skyrocketing oil prices in the global market over recent months have fueled the retail price of petrol and oil in Viet Nam, forcing State management agencies to make use of the fund to intervene in the market. — VNA/VNS Photo The Government needs to carefully evaluate the effectiveness of the petrol and oil price stabilisation fund in keeping the commodity’s retail prices stable before deciding to maintain or eliminate the tool, experts said. Viet Nam is considering amending the Law on Price, which mentions several commodities under the Government’s price stabilisation scheme including petrol and oil. Currently, the Government is using the petrol and oil price stabilisation fund to support its regulation of domestic petrol and oil prices when necessary. Skyrocketing oil prices in the global market over recent months have fueled the rise in retail price of petrol and oil in Viet Nam, forcing State management agencies to make use of the … [Read more...] about Petrol and oil price stabilisation fund requires thorough appraisal
NovaGroup in collaboration with KfW DEG Impulse, a member of the Investment Fund under the German state-owned investment and development bank (KfW), announced a project titled “Teaching English and Informatics for free for primary school students” in Binh Thuan and Dong Thap provinces on September 26. The project will donate English and Informatics lessons to 1,000 students in Tien Thanh 1 and Tien Thanh 2 primary schools (Tien Thanh Commune, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan) and Long Khanh A3 (Hong Ngu District, Dong Thap). On the occasion of the start of a new school year, NovaGroup also gifted Te rice cakes, sausages and canned foods made by Nova Consumer Group to students in the two schools. Dr Bui Phi Hung, CEO Nova Education, representing NovaGroup speaks at the project announcement. He shares with participants about the benefits that the project will bring to students. Through the project, NovaGroup and KfW DEG Impulse expect to establish a high-quality and integrated … [Read more...] about NovaGroup, KfW DEG Impulse to carry out education project for underprivileged students
At the start of the new school year, there is a shortage of English teachers not only in public schools but also in private centers for foreign language teaching in Ho Chi Minh City and southern localities, though teachers are being offered great advantages. Tran Ngoc Duc, deputy director of H123 English Afterschool Center with eight branches in Binh Duong Province bordering Ho Chi Minh City, said his network of centers is back in operation since March after being closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, more teachers have been recruited since then as the number of existing teachers cannot meet learners' demands. Most foreign language centers are suffering from a shortage of both Vietnamese and foreign teachers. At the same time, at the beginning of the new school year, the number of students has increased by one and a half times, sometimes even two times, compared to pre-pandemic levels. Income increases of 30 percent for recruitment According to … [Read more...] about Southern cities and provinces in Vietnam short of English teachers
Almost EUR400,000 ($387,600) has been set aside for the project, which is expected be implemented from 2022–24. The project will provide 1,000 students at Tien Thanh 1 Primary School, Tien Thanh 2 Primary School (Binh Thuan), and Long Khanh A3 Primary School (Dong Thap) with free English and Informatics lessons. Dr. Bui Phi Hung, CEO of Nova Education speaks at the project’s announcement ceremony at Tien Thanh 1 Primary School (Binh Thuan). Photo by NovaGroup NovaGroup also presented 1,000 gifts to all students at the schools at the beginning of new school year, including Te Te rice cakes, sausages, and canned foods from Nova Consumer Corporation. The schools chosen for this project have limited capacity for teaching English and Informatics. Students do not have access to international-standard curricula. In addition to helping the schools improve their teaching and learning facilities and equipment, the initiative aims to enhance the quality of English skills … [Read more...] about NovaGroup cooperates with KfW Bank to implement education project
Bui Phi Hung, CEO of Nova Education shares the significant meaning of this programme to students The project will reserve free English and informatics lessons for 1,000 students at Tien Thanh 1 and Tien Thanh 2 primary schools (Tien Thanh commune, Binh Thuan province) and Long Khanh A3 Primary School (Hong Ngu commune, Dong Thap province). In addition, at the beginning of the new school year, NovaGroup presented 1,000 gifts to students, including rice cakes of the Te Te brand, sausages and canned food manufactured by Nova Consumer Corporation. Through this project, both companies aim to build a quality and integrated learning environment that brings opportunities for students in underprivileged areas, contributing to the economic, cultural, and social development of the locality. This project is funded with about €400,000 (VND10 billion) equally provided by the two sides, and is being disbursed this and next school year. The schools selected have limited capacity in … [Read more...] about DEG and NovaGroup start project for underprivileged students