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The Ministry of Education and Training’s (MOET) new mechanism on recognizing general education completion reportedly has motivated students to “buy” marks from teachers instead of studying hard.

High school teacher dismayed about students’ lack of life skills

An informal survey of students’ life skills found that 12th graders lack general knowledge which they should have learned many years ago.

HCM City focuses on student mental health

 VietNamNet Bridge – At the beginning of this academic year, the 10th and 12th graders at Marie Curie High School in HCM City's District 3 were asked to fill out a questionnaire to identify any psychological problems

Council calls for educational reforms

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Council of Education and Human Resources Development has supported the importance of educational reforms and international integration.

Students sit final high school exams

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 900,000 high school students nationwide attended orientation sessions yesterday (June 1) in preparation for the national graduation exams, which start today.

Sustainable tourism could revitalise fishing villages

 VietNamNet Bridge – Phuoc Hai Town is famous for having the oldest fishing village in the coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, but local families, who have been fishing for many generations, are facing growing hardship

High school graduation exam reform causes concerns

 VietNamNet Bridge – After the Ministry of Education and Training announced a reform of high school graduation exam which may be applicable to 2014’s exam, educationists, teachers and students voiced their concern about the issue.

Parents pose as teens to protect kids online

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoian Le Thi Hang was shocked to receive a notice from her daughter's high school saying she was temporarily suspended for insulting her teacher on Facebook.

Students strive to keep folk songs alive

 VietNamNet Bridge – A high school in Thai Nguyen Province has been teaching its young pupils the art of traditional then singing in a bid to preserve the genre and pass the baton to a new generation of artisans.

High-school students to have only three compulsory subjects

Under the draft plan of the Vietnamese comprehensive education renovation, Vietnam will still maintain the 12-year general education system, including the 9-year basic education for primary and secondary education.

Peace-time heroes given no protection

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dr Hoang Thi Nguyet, pharmacist Tran Kieu Oanh, former teacher Do Viet Khoa and student Do Ngoc Son have been praised as heroes by the media for their courage in exposing illegal activities among their leaders, colleagues

High schools lower required marks to attract more students

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of state-owned high schools have to set the minimum required marks lower than last year’s levels in order to attract more 10th graders.

Teachers raise students’ marks to embellish achievement records

Adjusting the method of marking exam papers, raising students’ marks are the things many general schools do to “produce” more good and excellent students and embellish the schools’ achievement records.

When “big bosses” want to obtain master degrees

More and more “big bosses” try to obtain master degrees to “upgrade” their curriculum vitas. However, they don’t have go to class, because they have someone doing this for them.

People-founded universities set low requirements to attract students

Ten culture and arts schools and four people-founded schools have submitted to MOET the enrolment plans of their own. However, the schools have been found as setting up too easy requirements on students.

9th graders run a race for state owned high schools

The pressure put on the students who are going to finish secondary school and prepare for the high school entrance exams has become harder than ever.

Students tear history books, threw them into school yard

Hundreds of the 12th graders of Nguyen Hien High School in district 11 of HCM City gathered on March 30 afternoon to cheer loudly on the news that history is not a national final exam subject this year.

The reasons behind Vietnamese youth’s decision to go studying abroad

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of Vietnamese students try to go studying abroad at any cost, though they know the training courses would be very costly and a lot of difficulties would surround them.

MOET vows to protect students, teachers from getting outraged

Students would be fined VND5-20 million for their behaviors of insulting teachers’ dignity, while teachers would be fined VND3-5 million for the behaviors of abusing learners.

Ministry tries to save non-state owned schools

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has decided to apply a lot of measures to rescue non-state owned schools, which are on the verge of dissolution because of the lack of students.