Teacher colleges in Mekong Delta close

Several colleges of teacher training in the Mekong Delta provinces have closed in the last several years because of a shortage of students. The Cà Mau Province’s College of Teachers Training, for example, was dissolved by the provincial People’s Committee late last year. Trần Hồng Quân, the committee’s deputy chairman, told Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper that maintaining the operation of the College of Education had been costly. Moreover, its graduates have faced difficulties in finding jobs as the province has an abundant supply of teachers, he said.

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