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Update news first graders

The new 2020-2021 academic year began one week ago, but many parents in HCM City and Dong Nai province complain that they still cannot buy textbooks for their children.

Parents, teachers blame each other for students’ excessive workload

 VietNamNet Bridge – Parents complain that their children have too much homework but teachers say parents demand that their children study hard.

Educators suggest removing handwriting and mental calculation practices

 VietNamNet Bridge – The experts from the Hanoi University of Education believe that primary school students should be given time to learn useful knowledge instead of practicing writing.

Teachers deliberately give intricate questions to students?

Parents think that teachers deliberately ask students to solve difficult math questions to force them to go to their private tutoring classes. Meanwhile, teachers believe that it is the parents who, for their appearances, force children to work hard.

Teachers don’t give marks to first graders, parents puzzled

The comment “excellent” made by teachers can be understood by the parents that their children are given 10 marks for their school works. However, in most of the other cases, marks show clearer messages than comments.

Teachers to give comments, not marks, to first graders

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has allowed primary schools not to give marks to students for their school works. The teachers would only make comments and give advice to help students improve their study capability.