VietNamNet Bridge – “I am sure that doctoral training quality will improve. There will not be many candidates who can meet the requirements to be trained for a doctorate and not everyone can become a PhD students’ instructor,” said MOET Deputy Minister Bui Van Ga.What inspectors have found at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) – one lecturer leading 44 PhD students and one PhD produced every 1.76 days – has raised worries about the quality of doctoral training in Vietnam.On education forums, members have said that it is too easy to obtain a doctorate in Vietnam and that many PhDs are just ‘paper doctors’.‘Paper doctor’ refers to people who do not have real talent and get doctorates through the ‘underground way’.Ga admitted that loose control in the last few years has led to problems in doctoral training. While students in technical majors have to meet strict requirements in numbers of experiments and research works, easy requirements were set for students majoring in social sciences.Nghiem Vu Khai, deputy chair of VUSTA, commented that the training quality has been loose for a long time. He said that PhDs must conduct personal research. “I know there are specific characteristics in training doctoral… Read full this story
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