Outgoing US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius has announced that he will take a new post as vice chairman of the Fulbright Vietnam University after finishing his term. US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius (left) and chairman of Fulbright Vietnam University Dam Bich Thuy. Photo by VOAAt a farewell meeting with the ambassador in Hanoi on October 30, State President Tran Dai Quang expressed hope that the ambassador on his new position will continue contributing to education cooperation between the two countries.The state president stressed that Vietnam prioritised education, aiming to develop highly-skilled workforce and catch up with developed regional countries.State President Quang highly valued Ambassador Ted Osius’s contributions in advancing the US-Vietnam ties. During his three-year term, the ambassador helped prepare high-ranking visits, the most for a US ambassador to Vietnam so far, including the history-making visit by Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nguyen Phu … [Read more...] about Outgoing US Ambassador to work at Fulbright Vietnam University
Vietnam university ranking
VietNamNet Bridge - The latest ranking announced by Webometrics shows that many Vietnamese universities have fallen from their previous positions. In the first edition, Vietnam National University Hanoi led Vietnamese schools and was ranked 26th in the region (South East Asia). Meanwhile, in the second edition, it ranks 29th,. Can Tho University has fallen to 53rd from 39th. The Hanoi University of Technology, the most prestigious polytechnic school in Vietnam, is ranked 49th instead of 47th. The latest ranking announced by Webometrics shows that many Vietnamese universities have fallen from their previous positions. There are some changes with positions in the top 10. The Vietnam National University of Agriculture, which was not listed among top 10 in the previous ranking, is in the fourth position among Vietnamese schools and 69th in the region. The Hanoi University of Mining and Geology ranks fifth in Vietnam and 83rd in South East Asia. The other prestigious schools include Hanoi … [Read more...] about How do Vietnamese universities rank on the world map?
VietNamNet Bridge - The most reputable economics schools ranked below average on a list of 49 schools surveyed by a group of six specialists from Vietnamese and foreign institutions.The ranking, announced on September 6, showed that some young schools, which are less prestigious in Vietnamese eyes, were in a high position, while the older schools which set high requirements on incoming students, were ranked below average, or at the bottom of the list.Ton Duc Thang University ranks second and Duy Tan University ninth, while Hanoi Economics University ranks 30th, the Finance Academy 40th and Banking Academy 47th.The specialists assessed schools based on three criteria: scientific research, education quality, and infrastructure and management, with the first two accounting for 80 percent of the scores. The country’s leading medical schools in HCMC and Hanoi are in the 18th and 20th positions, though they are well known as schools which select only the best students.According to … [Read more...] about Ranking of Vietnam universities by specialists stirs controversy
A draft amendment to higher education law proposes clarifying university assessment measures and making them uniform so that university rankings can be more precise in the future. Graduates from University of Languages and International Studies under National University Hanoi at a graduation ceremony. The draft, proposed by the Ministry of Education and Training, is intended to bring Vietnam’s university ranking system in line with international ranking schemes, and ultimately improve the country’s university system. Nguyen Thi Kim Phung, Director of the ministry’s Higher Education Department, told local media that after the Law on Higher Education was approved by National Assembly in 2015, Government issued a decree on university ranking and the ministry completed a draft instruction on university ranking last year. According to the decree, one of the ranking criteria is quality assessment results complied by the universities, independent assessors and the … [Read more...] about Draft law addresses university ranking
Improving research capacity is among the things Vietnamese univerisities need to do to promote their global ranking (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Education experts from Australiashared their country’s experience in running universities to meet the criteriaof world university ranking systems at a workshop in Hanoi on October 26.Tran Cong Phong, Director of the VietnamInstitute of Educational Sciences, said tertiary education in Vietnam hasdeveloped strongly, contributing to manpower training in recent years. University ranking and governance have become atop concern of the local tertiary education sector. Many schools have actively self-assessedand engaged in quality certification on regional and global levels, he noted. Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Crag Chitticksaid his country has 41 universities and 130 higher education establishments,seven of which are among the world’s best 100 universities while most of theothers are in the top 500, according to some … [Read more...] about Experience shared to help boost Vietnamese universities’ ranking