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REVERSE OR ADVANCE BRAIN DRAIN?

REVERSE OR ADVANCE BRAIN DRAIN?

VIETNAM
By Trương Nguyện Thành
Viet Nam News-May 10

A professor at Hoa Sen University in HCM City who shot to fame when he taught a class on innovation wearing a pair of shorts has come up short at the hand of some bureaucrats’ rigid interpretation of regulations.
The professor, also famous for encouraging students to think outside the box, was chosen to fill the vacant position of the university’s chancellor by its board of directors, but the municipal education department vetoed the move, citing a “lack of experience”.
Read more at: http://vietnamnews.vn/opinion/op-ed/427705/do-we-want-to-reverse-or-advance-our-brain-drain.html#AALSokkKo3ifVIX7.99
First published in: Viet Nam News
TGS: ASEAN, Vietnam, Education

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