Master lecturers allowed to extend contract

The Ministry of Education and Training just announced that professors, associate professors, and people with master’s degrees in universities are now able to extend their contract after retirement if they wish.

People with master’s degrees can extend their contract by five more years, associate professors can extend theirs by seven years, and professors can extend theirs by ten years.

Those who wish to extend their contracts will enjoy all benefits as regular faculty. They will be offered generous pensions for retirement.

By Phan Thao – translated by Uyen Phuong

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