In addition, the time limits for issuance of licenses to establish and operate education and training institutions are also reduced. Accordingly, the time limit for issuance license for establishment of a kindergarten is reduced from 15 days to 5 days; the time limit for issuance license for establishment of primary school or secondary school is reduced from 20 days to 5 days (from the day on which assessment results are given).
This Decree takes effect from November 20th, 2018.
In particular, part from cash sponsorships and sponsorships in kind, the non-material sponsorships shall be also allowed, such as: sponsors may transfer or grant rights of free use of copyrights and rights of ownership of property under intellectual property protection; land use rights; contribution of labor days; provide training services, and those relating to sightseeing tours, surveys, seminars, or consultants, free of charge to educational institutions (Clause 3 Article 4).
In addition, with regard to the form of sponsorships in kind, it is supplemented the case of sponsorship by construction works (Clause 2 Article 4).
However, in principle, this Circular prohibits from setting restriction on the average amount of sponsorship or restriction on the minimum amount of sponsorship and considering mobilization of sponsorships as mandatory conditions for provision of educational and training services (Article 2).
This Circular takes effect from September 18th, 2018 and replaces Circular No. 29/2012/TT-BGDĐT dated September 10th, 2012.
Accordingly, general education school Principals must ensure 5 basic standards on professional qualities; school administration; building of the educational environment; development of the relationship between the school, family and society and foreign language; and information technology usage
Those standards are specified into 18 criteria which are detailed from Article 4 throng Article 8
Each principal shall carry out self-assessment once a year at the end of an academic year. Concurrently, the direct management entity shall carry out the assessment of the Principal under its management twice a year at the end of an academic year.
This Circular takes effect from September 4th, 2018. To replace Circular No. 14/2011/TT-BGDDT dated April 8th, 2011 and Circular No. 29/2009/TT-BGDDT dated October 22nd, 2009.
However, it is only required to pay enterprise income tax (EIT) at a percentage of 5% revenue. With regard to value added tax (VAT), it is exempt (because teaching, occupational training shall not be subject to VAT).
With regard to foreign lecturers and joint training program managers, they have to themselves declare and pay PIT in Vietnam. The Vietnamese University shall only notify the foreign universities of obligation to PIT payment of the foreign individuals according to the regulations at Clause 16 Article 2 of Decree No. 12/2015/ND-CP.
However, the private preschool education groups and classes must ensure the organizational structure, including: Head of the group or class; officer in charge of preschool education activities, teachers, employees and children.
In which, the officer must possess an intermediate professional education diploma in early childhood pedagogy or higher; have a good health; meet standards pertaining to the professional title and professional standards of a preschool teacher;
Regarding eligibility requirements for establishment, merger, full or partial division, suspension or dissolution of private preschool education groups and classes, to comply with the regulations of Article 10, Article 11, Article 12 and Article 13 of Decree No. 46/2017/ND-CP.
This Circular applies to pre-school education institutions, compulsory education institutions, continuing education institutions, intermediate and college-level teacher training institutions, and tertiary education institutions, inclusive education development support centers, organizations and individuals providing inclusive education for persons with disabilities.
This Circular takes effect from March 16th, 2018 and replaces Decision No. 23/2006/QD-BGDDT dated May 22nd, 2006.