Education and Training


Pursue the policy to put education at the national top priority. Thereby educational development would be redirected to meet the demand to provide human resource for the province's socio-economic development.

Follow the policy of socializing education. Diversify education and training models, develop private and semi-public schools in town centres and residential areas.

Try hard to maintain the results of compulsory education at primary school level and illiteracy eradication which have been achieved lately. Continue to carry out the illiteracy eradication and compulsory education at higher levels and age groups. Especially, it is necessary to focus attention on the problems in rural and remote areas, where there are high ratios of poor people and food deficiency. Move on to achieve 60% of local schools to finish compulsory education at secondary level in 2005, and 100% in 2010, respectively.

Try hard to achieve 99%-100% of 6-year-old children to go to school by 2005, 87.5% of children in the age to attend secondary school by 2005, and 95% by 2010. 55% teenage go to high school by 2005 and 85% by 2010, respectively.

Train skilled workers to at least 1st grade, then to 3rd and 4th grades of worksmanship in order to improve the quantity and quality of human resource in line with the economic structural transformation until 2010. Specifically, the ratio of trained workers would be at 25% by 2005, and 40% by 2010. Bring the agricultural, fishery, and industrial promotion programs into school curriculums and job training courses.

Reorganize and reinforce job centres, job training centres in districts and towns. Put the general career consultant centre into stable operation, furnish it with advanced equipment and facilities to foster higher quality of education and training.

Completely eradicate makeshift and temporary schools and classes. New schools and classes must be subject to the national standards. Gradually upgrade and revamp existing schools to meet standard requirements. The province's goal is to have 200 primary schools, 158 secondary schools, and 48 high schools by 2010, 20 of which are semi-public schools. Conclusively finish the system of kindergartens and pre-school facilities, pay attention to establishing day-boarder schools as a way to trigger the competition to improve the nursing quality. Encourage study promotion programs, and programs to support poor students, students with hardship.