Core Values & Educational Philosophy of Phu Xuan University

"Attitude - Skills - Knowledge" is the core cultural value to propel Phu Xuan University's development and establish its position as a leading university in the Vietnamese education system.

Attitude – Skills – Knowledge

Phu Xuan University applies the ASK (Attitude – Skills – Knowledge) model in student education.

It clearly defines the construction of a comprehensive development foundation for learners based on three main pillars: attitude, skills, and knowledge. Emphasis is placed on building a positive attitude for learners, fostering a positive and professional mindset in work, and developing essential skills for both work and lifelong learning. Finally, knowledge is an important foundation to assert the identity of Phu Xuan University students.

The implementation of Phu Xuan University's educational philosophy focuses on fundamental points:

  1. Aligning education with professions and employment
  2. Building programs based on advanced standards such as CDIO or BTEC
  3. Embracing comprehensive teaching methods
  4. Investing in infrastructure to make Phu Xuan a friendly and modern learning environment
  5. Diversifying training pathways, creating opportunities for students with different needs

Training based on the needs of the economy, directing knowledge-profession:

As part of this strategic shift, Phu Xuan will focus on training in fields where society has a high demand for workforce, with promising career development prospects. Simultaneously, it will innovate training programs to ensure students develop comprehensively in:

  1. Professional knowledge, including understanding the relevant industry
  2. Professional skills, ensuring graduates are immediately employable
  3. Behavior and attitude in line with future employer requirements
  4. Developing students' ability for self-directed learning to meet societal changes
  5. Physical and cultural development

Phu Xuan aims to have 95% of graduates employed in their field of study within 3-6 months after graduation. The university will begin implementing a commitment to ensure employment for its graduates based on the collective efforts of the university, students, and families.

Fundamental Innovation in Teaching Methods

The entire training program is undergoing comprehensive innovation to serve the strategic goals outlined above. The new training methods are based on a 5-stage pathway:

0Military semester – Education – National security and defense3-4 weeks 
1Introduction to the profession and specialized foundation16 weeks 
2Basic knowledge and professional skills48 weeks 
3Advanced training and specialization48 weeks 
4On-the-Job Training (OJT) in a business environment16 weeks 
5Graduation project16 weeks 
+Total training duration3.5 years9 semesters,
2.5 semesters/year