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The National Assembly approved VNU President Nguyen Kim Son’s appointment as Education and Training Minister
On April 8, 2021, the National Assembly adopted a resolution approving the Prime Minister’s proposal to appoint VNU President Nguyen Kim Son as Minister of Education and Training.

 

Full name: Nguyen Kim Son

Born in 1966 in Tan Trao commune, Kien Thuy district, Hai Phong city

Officially admitted to the Party in 2000

Qualification

- Bachelor of Vietnamese Language & Linguistics, the University of Hanoi

- Doctor of Vietnamese Literature, the University of Hanoi

- Research Fellow at Harvard-Yenching Institute, USA

- Appointed as Associate Professor in 2005

Position

Member of the 13th-tenure Party Central Committee

Minister of Education and Training (from April 2021)

Professional career

April 2021: Appointed as Minister of Education and Training at the Prime Minister's proposal approved by the 14th National Assembly

February 2021: Official member of the 13th-tenure Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam

Since January 2019: VNU Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of VNU’s Board, VNU President, Director of VNU Tran Nhan Tong Institute

From September 2016 to January 2019: VNU Party Committee Secretary, Director of VNU Tran Nhan Tong Institute (from February 2017)

From June 2016 to September 2016: Appointed as VNU President by the Prime Minister 

From February 2016 to June 2016: VNU Party Committee Permanent Deputy Secretary, VNU Permanent Vice President

From January 2012 to February 2016: Appointed as VNU Vice President by the Prime Minister

From November 2009 to May 2010: Vice Rector, Party Committee Deputy Secretary, Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From May 2006 to May 2007: Head of Academic Affairs Office and Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From April 2003 to April 2006: Head of Academic Affairs Office and Deputy Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From April 2002 to March 2003: Deputy Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From March 1999 to March 2002: Lecturer at the Faculty of Literature, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From April 1991 to February 1999: Lecturer at the Faculty of Literature, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities

From September 1985 to June 1990: Student at the Faculty of Vietnamese Language and Linguistics, the University of Hanoi (the predecessor of VNU)

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