Bui Vu Anh, Tran Thi Hoai, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Anh, Dao Van Huy

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The network of research universities - Universitas 21 (U21) has developed a global ranking which examines 24 measures of performance indicators across four areas: Resources, Environment, Connectivity, and Output (called U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems) to assess the national higher education systems. In which, Resources and Environment are input variables, Connectivity and Output are outcomes. This paper will study Vietnam's policy environment and resources, corresponding to two input measures of the ranking: Resources and Environment. The paper also reviews the experiences of some countries, the current situation of resources, and the impact of the policies on national higher education compared to Vietnam. The authors have proposed six solutions on Resource and Environment to improve the position of the Vietnamese higher education system with the expectation that the higher education system of Vietnam will create positive changes and be in the Top 50 best national higher education systems of U21 Ranking.

Keywords: Higher education system ranking, Resources, Policy environment, U21.


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