South Korea police officers are searching for 164 Vietnamese students enrolled at Incheon National University’s Korean Language School after they have not shown up in class for 15 days, Korean media reported. According to the Yonhap News Agency, the university reported the case to police on Tuesday in accordance with a law mandating universities to report foreign students skipping classes for 15 days. The students are among 1,900 Vietnamese students on a one-year Korean language training program at the university. According to the school, the program began four months ago. Police believe the missing students’ purpose of coming to South Korea was to get a job after learning Korean for a short time. The school has informed the immigration department about the students’ absence. South Korean residence law requires universities to report to police if foreign students leave school for more than 15 days, according to Yonhap. “To come to Korea to study short-term … [Read more...] about 164 Vietnamese students reported ‘missing’ in South Korea: media
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The visitors joined the students in a life-skills training session where the girls practiced perseverance, critical thinking, negotiating, and leadership skills. Former US First Lady Michelle Obama accompanied by actresses Julia Roberts and Vietnamese-born Lana Condor and “Today Show” co-host Jenna Bush Hager were in Vietnam early this week to promote girls' education to help reach their full potential. Former US first lady Michelle Obama stands for a photo with female students at Can Giuoc High School in Long An province, Vietnam on Dec 9. Photo: AP On Monday [December 9], the visitors talked with girls at a high school in the Mekong Delta province of Long An to listen to the students talk about their schoolwork and challenges. The visitors talk with students. Photo: AP The visitors also joined the students in a life-skills training session where the girls practiced perseverance, critical thinking and negotiating and leadership skills that … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts promote girls’ education in Vietnam
Samsung Viet Nam handed over STEM lab to Samsung HOPE school. — Photo courtesy of Samsung Samsung Viet Nam officially launched STEM Classes at Thai Nguyen and Bac Ninh Samsung Hope School in a modern, child-friendly open space model to meet the needs of learning and practicing STEM. The first STEM education model (interdisciplinary education method: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) introduced in provinces with a total investment of VND2 billion (US$86,425), with the hope of contributing to the digital shift of Viet Nam education in line with the Samsung's global corporate social responsibility (CSR) vision, “Enabling People, Education for the future generation”. With diverse and plentiful contents, Samsung's advanced technology equipment including smart interactive boards, tablets, STEM Lego Robotics and 3D Printing along with the training programmes for human resources, STEM classes desire to spread the STEM education method in the community and help … [Read more...] about Samsung Viet Nam brings STEM education model to HOPE school
Some defendants in the exam cheating scandal said that VND1 billion was paid for each ‘exam score fabrication’. Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training Department, said a defendant in the exam score scandal in the province declared that it was the department director who gave him information about eight examinees and told him to get the exam papers of the students to manipulate scores. Tran Xuan Yen (white shirt) is arrested Regarding the ‘cost’ of score fabrication, Yen said one had to pay VND1 billion to raise the total exam score of three exam subjects to the wanted levels. Yen was ‘in charge’ of 13 students, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga,16, while Dang Huu Thuy, vice rector of To Hieu High School in Son La City, was responsible for four examinees and Lo Van Huynh, head of the quality assurance division, for 7. Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training … [Read more...] about Exam cheating scandal: how much did one score adjustment cost?
HCM City’s authorities are planning to install 315 cameras at local kindergartens at the cost of VND3.2bn (USD137,000) to prevent child abuse. Mam Xanh Day Care Centre The plan was proposed during a recent meeting session of HCM City People's Council. It is a part of the new regulations regarding equipment and facilities for kindergarten children. The funding for the CCTV cameras will come from the city's budget. The pilot programme will be carried out in District 1, 12 and Hoc Mon. Cameras will be installed in classrooms, sleeping area, dining rooms, kitchens, playgrounds, hallways, parking lots and school gates. After one year, the authorities will review and expand the programme to the whole city. According to the new survey conducted by the Department of Education with teachers and parents in District 1, 12 and Hoc Mon, 48% of asked teachers and 88% of parents supported the proposal. However, many teachers said that many problems might occur when the camera feed and … [Read more...] about HCM City prevents child abuse at kindergartens with city CCTV cameras