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Author Vietnam Update Conference (2007 : Australian National University)

Title Education in Vietnam / edited by Jonathan D. London
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, [2011]
©2011

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Description xii, 341 pages ; 23 cm
Series Vietnam update series
Vietnam update series.
Contents 1. Contemporary Vietnam's Education System: Historical Roots, Current Trends / Jonathan D. London -- 2. Historical Welfare Regimes and Education in Vietnam / Jonathan D. London -- 3. Education, Education Finance, and the Economy / Jim Cobbe -- 4. Market-oriented Education: Private (People-Founded) Upper-Secondary Schools in Hanoi / Trà̂n Thị Bích Liẽ̂u -- 5. School Dropout Trends in Vietnam from 1998 to 2006 / Bùi Thái Quyên -- 6. "They Think We Dont Value Schooling": Paradoxes of Education in the Multi-Ethnic Central Highlands of Vietnam / Truong Huyè̂n Chi -- 7. Higher Education in Vietnam: Boundaries of Autonomy / Elizabeth St. George -- 8. Challenges to Higher Education Reform: A University Management Perspective / Nguyẽ̂n Minh Hò̂ng -- 9. Market-led Globalization and Higher Education: The Case of Đà Nã̆ng University / Hò̂ Vũ Khuê Ngọc -- 10. Research Institutions, Industry, and Sustainable Development / Marea Fatseas -- 11. WTO Accession, Socioeconomic Transformation, and Skills Development Strategies in Vietnam / Alexandre Dormeier Freire
Summary "Vietnam is a country on the move. Yet contemporary Vietnam's education system is at a crossroads. Rapid economic growth has permitted rapid increases in the scale and scope of formal schooling, but there is a prevailing sense that the current education system is inadequate to the country's needs. Sunny assessments of Vietnam's "achievements" in the sphere of education have given way to a realization that the country lacks skilled workers. Some have even spoken of an "education crisis". These are not abstract concerns. What is occurring in Vietnam's education system today has broad implications for the country's social, political, economic, and cultural development. Featuring contributions from scholars and policy analysts from within and outside Vietnam, Education in Vietnam addresses key issues pertaining to the political economy of education, the provision and payment for primary and secondary education, and the development of vocational and tertiary education. The book marks an important contribution to existing understandings of Vietnam's education system and contributes to broader understandings of social conditions and change in contemporary Vietnam."--Back cover
Notes "Based on Vietnam Update Conference held at the Australian National University in 2007."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education and state -- Vietnam -- Congresses.
Education -- Vietnam -- Congesses
Education -- Vietnam -- Congresses.
Vietnam -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Vietnam -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author London, Jonathan D.
Australian National University.
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
Vietnam Update Conference (2007 : Canberra, A.C.T.)
LC no. 2011315088
ISBN 9789814279055 (paperback)
9789814279062 (online)
9814279056