Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha speaks at the session They looked into the quality of higher education and general education, the management of pre-school education, especially at non-public kindergartens, along with moral and lifestyle degradation of teachers and students. Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha took the floor at the hearing. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan also participated in the session to clarify relevant issues. Concluding the session, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked Minister Nha to address the debated problems and reply in documents to questions that had not been answered at the meeting. The morning hearing session saw the attendance of a high-ranking delegation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia led by Speaker Wesley W. Simina, who is on a an official visit to Vietnam. In the afternoon, Deputy Prime Minister … [Read more...] about Cabinet members field questions on education, training
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam speaks at the session The official’s clarification focused on pre-school universalisation and malpractices, particularly child abuse at kindergartens; 200,000 unemployed graduates; vocational guidance; training quality, especially at higher education; and basic, comprehensive educational reform. He blamed violence at kindergartens on the low quality of teachers, citing only more than 60 percent of pre-school teachers holding college diplomas or higher. “It is crucial to improve the training quality of pre-school teachers,” he said, adding that local authorities should take responsibility for inspecting and licensing kindergartens and independent child care centres. Pointing out the low coverage rate of pre-school education at 27.7 percent, Deputy PM Dam stressed the need to promptly develop qualified kindergartens and independent child care centres. He called on local authorities to join hands in the work, … [Read more...] about Deputy PM clarifies pressing educational issues
From revamping school ratings to a late push by Gov. Mark Dayton for “emergency” aid, the 2018 Minnesota Legislature grappled with a host of education issues. Here are a few. RELATED: Your guide to what got done and what didn’t at the Capitol this year ONE-TIME FUNDING Gov. Mark Dayton pushed hard in the final days of session for $138 million in “emergency” school aid to help districts avoid budget gaps. Republicans balked at the idea, but eventually they came up with an alternative plan to make $225 million in funding available to districts by loosening rules around how money for teacher training and community education is spent. That money is mostly existing funding, but it also includes $50 million worth of accelerated payments from the school land trust, a program set up in 1858 to provide districts with a revenue stream from public property. Dayton wasn’t supportive of this plan, which is tied to Republicans’ tax bill. He’s … [Read more...] about Will schools get more money for security, and what about Dayton’s ’emergency’ education funding?
The public is invited to a gubernatorial candidate forum in Tulsa that is focused on education.The candidates who have agree to appear at the forum on June 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. include Republicans Mick Cornett, Gary Jones, Gary Richardson and Kevin Stitt. Democrat Connie Johnson said she would be at the event.The forum is sponsored by the parents of the Bixby and Jenks Parent Legislative Action Committees and the Bixby and Jenks Chambers of Commerce along with the Tulsa World, FOX23 and KRMG.Moderators are Shae Rozzi, FOX23 anchor; Wayne Greene, Tulsa World editorial pages editor; and Russell Mills, KRMG anchor/reporter.The event is free, but you must register for tickets. The forum is at Jenks High School Building 6 auditorium, 205 E. B St. in Jenks.Register for a free ticket online.Keep up with all the candidates and issues that will appear on the primary election ballot on the Tulsa World's election website: tulsaworld.com/Election2018. … [Read more...] about Free forum will ask governor candidates about education issues
Co-hosted by the British Council and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, this annual event offers an open forum for global leaders of tertiary education to debate international higher education issues and challenges, and discuss collaborative solutions. Under the theme “Global connections, local impact: Creating 21st century skills, knowledge and impact for society-wide good”, it will be discussed across 40 sessions over three days with the participation of more than 800 education leaders, government ministers and chief executives from around 75 countries. “Vietnam will be strongly represented at this year’s Going Global, and this is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate to the rest of the world the work that is happening in Vietnam, and to learn from global expertise. This is a very fitting way to celebrate 70 years of continuous British Council presence in Malaysia, and 25 years of British Council engagement in Vietnam”, said Mr Danny Whitehead, … [Read more...] about Going Global 2018 to discuss higher education in ASEAN