high school finals
After the results of the national high school graduation exam were released, retail stores recorded an increase in the purchasing power of laptops for students.
At 3.30 pm July 8, the time for the English exam, the last exam for the 2021 high school finals ended, and the exam organizers felt relieved.
The dormitory has two special students: Tat Minh, who was carried to school by a friend for 10 years, and Duc Quan, who suffers from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and was carried to school by his parents over the last 12 years.
Higher required scores for university admission this year were foreseeable, but students are still surprised at the level needed for acceptance.
Nearly 867,000 12th graders in Vietnam began graduation exams on August 9 in the context of the latest coronavirus outbreak spreading across three regions of the country.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has set very strict requirements for universities to organize entrance exams of their own.
Universities are expected to set up their own methods to enroll students this year instead of using the results of the national high school finals.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has adjusted the academic year schedule, delaying the high school finals to late July.
The Vietnam Mathematics Institute and experts disagree on the application of the multiple-choice mode for math exams, saying that it will harm education.
Believing that it is too costly and unnecessary to organize a national high-school final exam for all students, some educators have proposed holding the exam for 30 percent of the worst-performing students.
Vietnamese universities are enrolling students based on their high-school records, which has raised concerns that university admission is too easy. But school's deny this.
Below average scores were recorded on 399, 066 out of 569,905 exam papers, or 70.01 percent in history.
Former Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga says that new exam questions now test the general knowledge of examinees and allow universities to choose the best students.
Merging schools with the same majors to form multi-disciplinary schools and cutting the number of state-owned schools to more effectively allocate resources should be done immediately, experts say.