Education corruption needs to be fought

As published in Vietnam Investment Review on 6/6/2010

The international community is urging Viet Nam to intensify its crack-down on education sector corruption. "Corruption, including corruption in the education sector, is a systematic problem in Viet Nam and we look forwards to seeing a prioritization of issues to be addressed," said John Hendra, United Nations resident coordinator for Viet Nam.

At last week's 7th Anti-Corruption Dialogue focusing on anti-corruption in Vietnam's education sector, Hendra said education sector corruption received special attention from society and the media, because it affected everyone, particularly poor people and children, and the country's sustainable development.

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