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Renovation in Curriculum Design and Training Programs for Teacher Education in Vietnam

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As a transition country in the Asia–Pacific Region, Vietnam has experienced changes and innovations in almost aspects of the society. Education in general and teacher education in particular in this country are no exception. This chapter first briefly presents the national education system of Vietnam, especially the general education system. Then, the chapter focusses on presenting some historical features and analysis on the genesis of the teacher training system in Vietnam associated with specific conditions of the political and institutional system as well as an overview of its curriculum for teacher education from 1945, when the country gained independence to present. The analysis will highlight milestones for the major system and program changes associated with general education reforms. The genesis of the general education program 2018 along with the new approach is also clarified in the chapter. Finally, the chapter analyses the changes required to the teacher training program in general and changes in curriculum for teacher education in particular in response to the new general education curriculum as well as the current development of science and technology.

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This study was financially supported by Van Lang University, Vietnam. This chapter also acknowledges the assistance of Prof. Dr. Thanh Quy Nguyen and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanh Chi Nguyen from VNU University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam for the abstract.

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Nguyen, C.H., Pham, H.T.T., Pham, H.T. (2022). Renovation in Curriculum Design and Training Programs for Teacher Education in Vietnam. In: Khine, M.S., Liu, Y. (eds) Handbook of Research on Teacher Education. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9785-2_41

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