Title

A 2020 vision for Vietnam

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Hayden, M & Lam, QT 2006, 'A 2020 vision for Vietnam', International Higher Education, vol. 44, no. Summer, pp. 11-13.

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http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/research/cihe/ihe/issues/2006.html

Abstract

Vietnam has recently adopted a higher education reform agenda that, if successful, will bring about a transformation of the higher education system by 2020. The agenda reflects themes in the experience of many less-developed economies seeking to mobilize their intellectual capital through a sustained investment in higher education. What is striking about Vietnam's agenda is its ambitiousness, but herein also lies a threat to its success.