By Dr. Nguyen Hong Son Deputy Director General of Continuing Education Department, Ministry of Education and Training of Viet Nam.
THE IDEOLOGY OF LIFELONG LEARNING HASE BEEN PROMOTED BY PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH SENCE THE COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE - I only have one ultimate desire, that is how to attain complete independence for our country, complete freedom for our people, to ensure that everyone has food to eat clothes to wear, and access to learning"
- "Learning should be a lifelong mission"
- "One may learn at school, from books, from peers, and from the people; not learning from the people would be a big mistake"
President Ho Chi Minh
Source: Proceedings of the Policy Forum on Lifelong Learning - Policy and Vision. 47th SEAMEO Council Conference (SEAMEC 47). Hanoi. March 2013.