Directive on renovating higher education management for the period of 2010 - 2012
As from implementing the renovation guidelines, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, with great efforts of the whole people, Vietnam has developed comprehensively in all aspects, including education and training. After implementing the Strategy for educational development from 2001 to 2010, Vietnam's higher education has developed gradually and obviously in terms of scope, diversified types of institutions and training type, more mobilized social sources and achieved many positive results, provided high-level human resources for the national industrialization and modernization, making important contribution to the economic growth, social stability, ensuring national security and defense and victorious world economic integration.
However, higher education also shows many restrictions and shortcomings: Training quality in general remains low and fails to keep pace with the socio-economic development of the country; State management mechanism towards higher educational system and the management of universities and colleges remains persistently inadequate, impossible to create sufficient driving force to bring into full play creativity and self-responsibility of the lecturers, managers and students to renovate higher education strongly and basically. Investment potential of the society and foreign investors for developing higher education has not brought into full play. There are many reasons for this situation, mostly the weakness in the State management of higher education and the weakness in the management of universities and colleges by themselves.
Faced by such situation, implementing the guidance by the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Education and Training has promulgated the Action Plan for renovating higher educational management in the period 2010 - 2012, regarding it as the breakthrough to enhance quality and comprehensively develop higher education, serving as the prerequisite for the development of synchronous solutions to remedy weaknesses in the industry, enhance quality and efficiency of higher education.
Renovating higher educational management can achieve true and sustainable results only under the resolute guidance of Party executive committees and governments at various levels; strict coordination between the organizations and the consideration of the whole society. Therefore, the Prime Minister directs :
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