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Over 92 percent of students resume face-to-face learning

Up to 92.17 percent of Vietnamese students have returned to school, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son said at the Government’s regular press conference on April 4 evening.

Mixed emotions for parents as children return to school

As children in Hanoi finally return to school after a long time spent learning online, parents are filled with mixed emotions. 

The COVID generation: heading back to school with joy

Vu Minh Tri, an 8th grader in Hanoi, was reunited with his classmates for the first time after nine months on Tuesday.

All schools in Vietnam to open within this month: Ministry

All the 63 cities and provinces in the country have plans to reopen schools within this month after closure for months to help contain COVID-19 spread, the Ministry of Education and Training revealed on February 7 night.

Children to be back to school in coming weeks

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the Ministry of Education and Training to consider reopening school to children nationwide at the earliest possible time after months of closure due to COVID-19.

150,000 students in HCM City return to school after 7 months at home

About 150,000 students in grades 9 and 12 in Ho Chi Minh City returned to school after seven months studying online because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Hanoi's 12th graders back to school as several provinces also re-opened school

Hanoi's 12th graders returned to school on Monday after seven months of online learning in the capital, joining their peers in many other provinces around the country. 

Hanoi changes face-to-face learning plan at last minute

The Hanoi Department of Education and Training on December 5 changed its plan on face-to-face learning for high school students due to the complicated nature of the COVID-19 outbreak locally.

Educators and experts welcome limited reopening of schools

School principals and experts have welcomed the return of in-person learning as schools in Hanoi prepare for a limited reopening. 

Hanoi's high-school students to be back to school from December 6

Students at senior high schools in Hanoi will return to school from December 6 after a long period of online learning due to COVID-19 impacts.

HCM City to pilot school reopening in two weeks

Schools in HCM City will reopen for 1st, 9th, and 12th grade pupils from December 13 for a two-week pilot period.

High school students in Hanoi might back to class next week

Students at high schools and vocational training centers in Hanoi are expected to head back to class on December 6 if the places have no new Covid-19 infections for two weeks.

Hanoi's high school students may return to school next month

Given that the COVID-19 vaccination for children goes on at an expected pace, high school students in Hanoi will be allowed to return to school in December.

HCM City school classes 9 to 12 to resume next month

The HCM City Department of Education and Training has recommended that schools should be reopened for fully vaccinated students from grades nine to 12 in COVID-19 low- and medium-risk areas on December 10.

With schools, creches closed, people unable to return to work

Nguyen Thi Thu Cha, a worker at Nidec Vietnam Co. at the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park in HCM City, had a decision to make: stay at home to take care of her children or return to work? But it was a no-brainer.


Ministry report: online teaching, learning is effective

In a report answering National Assembly Deputies’ inquiries, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) affirmed the efficiency of online teaching and learning, and fairness in accessing learning conditions among regions.

Health Minister: children should be sent to primary school, no need to wait for vaccinations

The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and Training have recommended that local authorities allow children to return to school, and not wait for vaccinations as vaccines are currently for children aged 12 and over.

Health ministry asks for safety at education facilities

The Ministry of Health has asked localities to review and instruct all schools to build flexible and safe COVID-19 prevention and control plans to allow children to go back to class.

Only schools in Hanoi’s Ba Vi allowed to reopen on November 8

Students of some grades in only Ba Vi district of Hanoi can go to school from November 8, according to the latest document signed by Hanoi Vice Chairman Chu Xuan Dung on November 6.

Some Hanoi schools to resume in-classroom teaching from November 8

Schools in Hanoi's suburban districts and townships will reopen for in-person learning on November 8, according to the city's People's Committee.