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‘Summer sorrow’: fourth graders have to go to preschool

Summer holiday is the most anticipated time in the year for children, but it can cause headaches for many parents because they don’t know where to leave children when they are at work.

Online extra classes boom as summer holiday arrives

Many parents in Vietnam are choosing online extra classes for their children amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese parents show off children’s achievements

The 2017-2018 academic year has just finished and it’s time for Vietnamese parents to show off their children’s learning achievements by posting credits on social networks. 

Children surrounded by “rubbish” books

VietNamNet Bridge - Educators have expressed deep concern about children’s books with nonsensical content which are sold at many shops in the country.

Students, teachers want more time to prepare for high school exams

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has asked high schools to continue the teaching schedule until May 31, but teachers and students say they need more time to prepare for upcoming high school exams.

School fees cause headaches to parents

Poor farmers, who have been miserable because of the losses in rice and livestock farming, now have to borrow money to pay children’s school fees.

Who will compile new history textbooks for general education?

Educators have all agreed that it’s necessary to rewrite the history textbooks which are too academic and boring for students. However, it’s still unclear who will write the new set of textbooks and what standards to follow when compiling the books.

Pre-school children taught first graders’ curriculum

Vietnamese parents now hurriedly prepare their children for first grade by forcing them to practice reading and writing in advance.