The Mayan ruins of Tikal are hidden deep in the rainforests of Guatemala. From the air only a handful of temples and palaces peek through the canopy. The stone carvings are weather-beaten. Huge plazas are covered in moss and giant reservoirs are engulfed by jungle. The only inhabitants are wild animals and birds.
Universities are failing to provide on-the-job training for law students, leaving graduates ill-equipped to meet the demands of a legal practice, according to HCM City law professor Pham Duy Nghia.
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Having more day classes, extra classes in the evenings, studying at home on weekends – high school students are racing against the clock to prepare for final exams, the most important in a student’s career.
The reference book market has become chaotic with too many types of reference works, including those of low quality, which only make students more confused
Lax management over school establishment in the past several years has led to poor overall training quality, the National Assembly Standing Committee said, asking the Government to close unqualified universities.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is proposing that the Government give students in forestry and agriculture major exemptions from tuition fees to minimise the shortage of highly-qualified manpower in these fields.