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The number of 12th graders registering to attend the entrance exams to universities has decreased since 2017.
VietNamNet Bridge - Le Quynh Hoa, a parent in Cau Giay, complained on her Facebook page that her son, a third grader, got a 9 and 10 score on nearly all of his school work and exams.
Two of Vietnam’s universities were listed among top 1,000 best universities in the world, marking a milestone in Vietnam’s tertiary education. Vietnam also won high prizes at international competitions for general school students.
The police reported that over 2,000 school violence cases were discovered last year in Vietnam. However, only a few hundred cases were reported by the education sector.
After the exam cheating scams in four provinces were discovered, MOET’s leaders admitted that the questions on the high school final exam were difficult for students.
VietNamNet Bridge - Most universities have rejected autonomy in enrollment decisions, saying it is too costly to organize entrance exams to select the best students.
While training divisions at universities are busy these days dealing with the high numbers of applications, enrollment officers at vocational schools are idle because of the lack of students.
Commenting about the exam cheating scandal in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, education experts say it reflects the problems of an educational system which attaches too much attention to exam scores and degrees.
As anticipated, soon after the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) removed the floor mark scheme, some universities decided to admit students who got only an 11 score on three exam subjects.
VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly VND1 trillion is spent to organize national high-school final exams every year, a relatively high amount of money for Vietnam.
VietNamNet Bridge - Education experts have warned that university enrollment will be ‘in tumult’ this year as the floor mark scheme has been removed.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has been criticized for including difficult questions on this year’s high school final exams, in contrast to last year when it faced criticism for easy questions.
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training’s (MOET) decision to withdraw an examination reform plan has posed a question about the ministry’s way of renovating education.
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) estimates that 40,264 teachers will become redundant when Vietnam applies the new general education program.
While many universities complain they cannot find enough students, some vocational schools have unexpectedly filled enrollment, though they set relatively high exam score requirements.
The Ministry of Education & Training (MOET) has vowed to improve the quality of teachers by setting up a minimum admission mark for pedagogical schools, but education experts do not think the measure will help.