Introduction
Ho Chi Minh City Of Pedagogy
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Education (HCMUE) was established on October 27th, 1976 by Decision No. 426/T.TG, signed by the Prime Minister.
  • HCMUE consists of 22 faculties, 8 centers, 1 Institute for Educational Research, 1 Practical High School, 13 Offices, Departments and  Divisions, 1 Publishing House, 05 campuses including a dormitory which can hold more than 1,500 students.
  • HCMUE has 896 staffs including 556 academic staffs. 2% of academic staffs are assistant professors or professors; 20.8% are Ph. D holders and 61.4% are Master holders.
  • At present, the university has 33 majors at the undergraduate level and 29 majors at the post-graduate level (21 Master’s degrees and 8 Doctor’s degrees)

Undergraduate Programmes
Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy is a teachers‘ training center for many majors, many levels of the national education system that would meet the needs of the current industrialization and modernization of the country.
At present, the university has 33 majors at the undergraduate level; in which there are 21 teachers training oriented majors and 12 non-teachers training oriented majors.

  • Teachers training Oriented Majors: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Philology, History, Geography, Psychology - Education, English, French, Chinese, Bilingual Russian - English, Pre-School Education, Primary Education, Political Education, Special Education, Physical Education, Physical - Defense Education, History - Defense Education, Educational Management.
  • Non-Teachers training Oriented Majors: Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Philology, Vietnamese Studies, Vietnamese Language for Foreigners, English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Bilingual Russian - English, International Studies

Graduate Programmes

  • Master's Degree: there are 23 majors:

Mathematics - lnlormatics: Analysis, Algebra and Number Theory, Geometry and Topology, Mathematical
Methodology; Vietnamese Philology and Literature: Vietnamese Literature, Foreign Literature, Literature Theory and Literature Methodology, Linguistics Theory; History: Vietnamese History, World History; Geography: Geography Studies; Biology: Microorganism Studies, Ecology Studies, Experimental Ecology; Physics: Theory and Physical Methodology; Chemistry: Theory and Chemical Methodology; Psychology Education: Educational Management, Psychology; French: Theory and French Methodology.

  • Doctor's Degree: There are 9 majors

Mathematics: Analysis, Geometry and Topology, Theory and Mathematical Methodology; Vietnamese Philology and Literature: Vietnamese Literature, Chinese Literature, Linguistic Theory; History: Vietnamese Ancient and Medieval History, Vietnamese Modern and Contemporary History; Geography: Geography Studies.

Scientific Research
Scientific research covers the following functions

  • Doing research in fundamental, natural, and social sciences;
  • Doing scientific research to raise the quality of training (including curriculum reform, teaching and methodological reform, applying computer science and communication industry to teaching and learning processes, verifying and estimating teaching quality, and ensuring teaching quality), contributing effectively to the reform process at higher education levels of general education.
  • Doing research in psychology, pedagogy, and methodology.
  • Doing research on the basics of regional and international education, promoting scientific solutions that meet the needs for future educational development and meet the missions of key universities in education.
  • Doing research on the development of regional and national industry, history, social, culture, literature, eco-geography, population, and environment.
 
Mission, Functions & Objectives

Misssion

Ho Chi Minh City University of Pedagogy is one of the leading universities in Viet Nam. lt is a prestigious institution with high standards, and provides quality Education and Field- based Training. lt is a dynamic and special University with some of the finest Human Resources Training and Scientific Research products (Basic Science and Educational Pedagogical Science) in the South of Viet Nam.

Positions and Functions

Ho Chi Minh City University of PedagogyHCMUP is a key university in education, which produces teachers with bachelors and post graduated degrees of high quality for the national educational system from pre-school education level to higher education level. It also is an important scientific, educational, and cultural research center with a special position in the national educational system in general and in the educational institutes‘ system in particular

HCMUP has a responsibility to assist schools of education, education and training departments of the provinces and cities in the south of Viet Nam and in the country to improve the quality of training, continuing and in-service training for teachers and scientific research. It also has a responsibility to research and promote solutions for issues related to the field of education as charged by the Ministry of Education and Training.

HCMUP is the unit that receives preferential all-sided investments in teaching staffs, facilities, equipments and finance from the government in order to guarantee quality and efficiency for the teachers‘ training and scientific research. Research that must match the demand to key universities in education and meet the development needs of the country.

Objectives

Ho Chi Minh City University of PedagogyDeveloping high training standards, high quality teachers with Bachelors‘ degrees and post-graduates‘ degrees for all levels and majors in order to provide human resource for kindergartens, Junior High Schools, Senior High Schools, Schools of Education, and Educational Organizations in the South of Vietnam.

Retraining and continuing training in Professional Knowledge, Professional Skills for officers and teaching staffs at pre-school organizations, Junior High Schools, Senior High Schools and Colleges of Education. These activities will provide opportunities for educational managers and teachers to enhance their standards, and access latest experience in organizing teaching and learning at school.

Diversifying training and academic programs in order to meet the diverse needs of development ofhuman resources with high standards in the social-cultural area.

Doing research in science and industry, especially in Educational and Pedagogical Science in order to raise the quality of teaching staffs, professional skills and increase training quality; engaging in problem solving in economics, sociology, and culture of the country, especially in Ho Chi Minh City and in southern VietNam.

Contributing to the development of curricula, textbooks, and teaching methodological reform in orderto raise quality in teaching at all levels in the educational system.

Collaborating in establishing building a national educational policy as well as solving the problems that emerge in the process of teaching and learning at a particular region.

 
Campuses

1. Campus 1 - 280 An Duong Vuong St., District 5, Ho Chi Minh City - Tel: (84.8) 8391080, Fax: (84.8) 8350747

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2. Campus 2 - 222 Le Van Sy St., District 3, Ho Chi Minh City - Tel: (84.8) 8445044 (84.8) 8439419

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3. Institute for Educational Research - 115 Hai Ba Trung St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City - Tel: (84.8) 8224813

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4. Thuan An Education Center for Disabled Children

  • Binh Duc, Lai Thieu, Thuan An, Binh Duong Province
  • Tel: (84.650) 755587

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5. Dormitory - 351 Lac Long Quan St., District 11, Ho Chi Minh City - Tel: (84.8) 8650758 - 104

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