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...During Vietnam’s two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are consistent with the hypothesis of a quantity-quality...

The Use of Sports and College Student Role Models to Enhance Educational Outcomes Among Rural Vietnamese Adolescents

Education and Disadvantaged Children and Young People

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Introduction In this chapter, I explain a model for an intervention, Coach for College (CFC), seeking to help youth who are at risk due to living in low-income or rural communities and/or due to membership in stereotyped groups. I...
...Given its modest position as a lower-middle-income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. This paper provides...

Alternative Pathways: Investing in Teachers and Public Systems

Joanna Härmä

Joanna Härmä is Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, UK and Honorary Fellow at the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Low-Fee Private Schooling and Poverty in Developing Countries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter was originally intended to provide examples of the types of policies that governments could choose to pursue, in order to improve education quality without looking to markets or introducing competitive elements...

Vietnam: The Education System – A Need to Improve Quality

Education in South-East Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in South-East Asia. Consistently high annual rates of economic growth during the past two decades have helped raise living standards and have enabled the more rapid development...