Is it difficult to start a business in the education sector in Vietnam?
While international education organizations recognize the achievements of Vietnam’s education, Vietnamese people don’t have confidence in the national education system.
The academic year will end in late May, but parents have already begun looking for summer classes for their children.
Students must get perfect score of 10/10 for nearly all exams during the five years at primary school to be eligible to apply for the entrance exam to the Hanoi-Amsterdam School for the Gifted. Only one 9/10 score will be allowed.
Vietnamese students who study abroad now tend to be younger, and often leave after they finish the 9th grade.
As many as 222 students have been found involved in the 2018 high school final exam cheating scandal which is shaking up the Vietnamese education system. Many of them are reportedly the children of local high-ranking officials.
When children receive high scores for their school work, do housework or fulfill special tasks, they are rewarded by parents, usually with money.
Resorting to physical abuse to solve disputes is the choice of many people as violence is commended as a solution by some in society, leading to students’ misinterpretation of values.
Travel firms now tend to place orders for workers directly with training establishments, as some schools say the number of graduates ordered by travel firms has been increasing by 5,000 each year.
A high number of bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates from prestigious schools overseas cannot find good jobs in Vietnam.
Instead of suing the culprits, denouncing abusers to agencies, or seeking support from the community, victims of school physical abuse tend to conceal the cases and keep everything secret.
Vietnamese students have to take many standardized tests, which has led to the creation of a giant exam preparation industry. However, the industry is killing students’ creativity, experts say.
Despite great efforts and serious measures to prevent school violence cases, the number of such incidents is on the rise.
The most important solution to improve the quality of postgraduate training, according to experts, is creating a link between postgraduate training and scientific research.
National Assembly deputies are still arguing about the ‘one program, many sets of textbooks’ principle they approved five years ago.