People’s Artist Bach Tuyet will offer online training in cai luong (reformed opera), a genre of southern traditional theatre, for young people next month as part of the city’s Theatre Artists Association’s celebration of 100 years of the art form. People’s Artist Bach Tuyet, a guru of cai luong (reformed opera), a part of the southern region’s traditional music that began 100 years ago. Photo courtesy of Cho Lon Theatre Tuyet, who is considered a cai luong guru, and has spent more than 60 years on the stage, said her courses would provide participants with performance skills in singing vong co (nostalgia tunes) and cai luong. “I hope my experience will help young people worldwide love and understand traditional Vietnamese music and theatre,” said the 74-year-old who has written many documentaries and books on cai luong. “To preserve this art, we need to expand it among young generations,” she said. Tuyet said … [Read more...] about Cai luong star offers online training for young fans
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Online education is gaining traction in Vietnam and continued growth into the future seems almost certain. Lan Anh, a 17-year-old high school student in Hanoi, accesses the hocmai.vn online learning system three days a week for an hour a half to study English. Moving away from traditional methods, last year her mother decided to register her in e-learning courses to prepare for her university entrance exams, rather than sending her to regular training centers. She is one of 3 million students enrolled in 1,000 courses at hocmai.vn. Young Vietnamese nowadays are fully acquainted with the internet and smart devices, and parents are more open to new ideas compared to a decade ago, when the Education Services and Investment JSC (hocmai.vn) was established. Students like Lan Anh are heading to hocmai.vn in increasing numbers every year. Outstanding growth A decade after first appearing, the e-learning model has now gained recognition in Vietnam. “The study model has … [Read more...] about Fount of knowledge online
Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Microsoft on December 6 launched the M-Powered e-portal in Hanoi, to provide youngsters with opportunities to learn technical and soft skills. A part of the Microsoft YouthSpark programme, the portal is powered by MS public cloud and will also give access to job listings. It will have Microsoft and its partner-created content in Vietnamese. The online training can be supplemented with real-time mentoring. The unemployment rate in the country is at an average of 6.83 percent among young people (15 to 24 years) and at 2.27 percent (for those of working age), as per the labour and employment data for the first six months of 2016, released by the General Department of Statistics. This shows that young people find it far more difficult to find jobs than people of working age. To understand the high level of unemployment among youngsters, the USAID conducted a baseline survey in 2015. Its report indicated that a majority … [Read more...] about VCCI, Microsoft launch youth training portal
VietNamNet Bridge - In the United States, 96% of large universities have e-learning (online education), while in Vietnam this investment segment is only beginning to heat up. According to a 2013 survey, Vietnam is one of a number of countries with a high level of growth in the online education market, with 44.3%. Investment in this area began in 2011, mainly in the two areas of English language training and practice for the university entrance exam. In 2011, when Internet began to thrive, the firms that were strong in information technology started to penetrate the market. IDJ Education Technology Investment JSC spent VND8 billion (nearly $500,000) after three years of research to launch a website supplying the university entrance exam practice services to 12th graders. VNG began testing the online training model in May 2012. After a year of testing, this product was no longer advertised by VNG, which made many think that it had withdrawn from the market. In March 2014, VNG … [Read more...] about Online education market flourishing in VN
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese online education market has high potential with an estimated value of billions of dollars, but many barriers exist. In 2012, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) activated the virtual university system. However, it has not left a strong impression on the market. In August 2013, GiapSchool became the first unit that opened MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses), providing training courses in many fields. About two years later, FPT, Vietnam’s largest information technology group, joined the market with another MOOC project, named FUNiX. According to Nguyen Tri Hien, an online education expert, by 2016, Vietnam had 150 startups in online education sector which provide education programs on different subjects. The Vietnamese online education market has high potential with an estimated value of billions of dollars, but many barriers exist. The online education market is promising with 40 percent of population accessing the internet. Most of … [Read more...] about Online education: which model can succeed?