Ba Ria-Vung Tau Teachers’ College is directly
under Ba Ria - Vung Tau People’s Committee, its functions are to train
collegiate students, professional intermediate students for teaching and
non-teaching jobs, to foster educational administrators, teachers and
educational workers, to cooperate with other universities in training
university standards for the fields that meet requirements of the
economic and social development of the province and to offer the courses
that the learners need.
The school has a long history of building,
attempting and growing over various periods and names associated with
the establishment, the division of the two provinces (Dong Nai and Ba
Ria – VungTau 1991) and the upward growth of the school: originated
from Đồng Nai Elementary Teachers’ College (1975) that was taken over
from Phước Tuy Elementary Teachers’ College (before 1975), then renamed
as Ba Ria – Vung Tau Elementary Teachers’ College (1991), and has become
Ba Ria – Vũng Tàu Teachers’ College since 2000.
The management staff and teaching staff by 2010
have more than 60% members with postgraduate degrees. Many lecturers
have been trained and retrained abroad.
The organization of the school consists of the
School Managing Board with one Rector and Deputy Rectors; 1 Scientific -
Training Council and other councils; 6 functional departments and 5
professional faculties. 1 Foreign Languages and Computer Science Centre,
1 Pedagogy Practice
School, 1 Communist Party Committee and the other political-
social institutions (Trade Unions, Communist Youth Union, Veterans
Association, FA Psychological Science - Education, Former Teachers
Associations and Study Promotion Association).
The training scale is progressively growing and
expanding, the quality of training has been being raised quickly. The
first years after the liberation day, the school only trained primary
school teachers. Since 1991, the school has added more programs for
training preschool teachers. In 2000, the school started collegiate and
intermediate level training for secondary school and primary school
teachers and preschool teachers. Since 2002, the school has added more
non-teaching majors to meet the needs of human resources of the
province. Currently the Ministry of Education and Training has permitted
the school to train 32 collegiate majors, including 20 majors in
pedagogy and 12 non-teaching courses.
The annual training scale is approximately
3,000 students, about whom 2,000 are regular. The annual enrollment is
approximately 600-800 students, about whom 500-600 are collegiate.
Additionally, the school holds annual refresher courses for thousands of
teachers, gives tests of foreign language and informatics and issues
about 1,000 certificates to successfully passed examinees.
The school is increasingly upgrading and
improving with the system of classrooms, libraries, modern and
synchronic equipment, especially with wireless system that allows
students to access the internet 24/24 everywhere in the school and
campuses, and two dormitories for 800 students.
Since the first days, the school has trained nearly 20,000 teachers,
standardized and improved training standards for more than 10,000
teachers at every grade. The school was awarded the Third Class Labor
Medal in 1996, the Second Class Labor Medal in 2010; the credit of the
State in 2004, State's Emulation Flag in 2008; the Provincial Emulation
Flag in the period 2005-2010; and the title of strong and clean party
committee. Many teams and individuals were awarded certificates of merit
from the Prime Minister, Education Ministry, other Ministries,
Provincial People’s Committee, and other agencies of the state and the
Orientation of the
school development: The school is
developing into a multidisciplinary college, continuing to implement
training effectively, retraining teachers, educational administrators at
all educational levels and other sectors of the province and training
collegiate majors in order to provide human resources to local area.
Besides, the school is cooperating with prestigious universities to
train human resources with university standards to meet the requirements
of the economic and social development of the province and the needs of
learners; researching and applying education science, transferring
education technology with quality of education which is increasing
rapidly, step by step, constructing the sustainable and strong
development in every aspects, becoming one of the cultural, scientific
and technological centers of the province, preparing conditions a public
university in the province in the future.