return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Most students use mobile phones for distance learning

Kaspersky's latest survey shows that 59% of children in the Asia Pacific region have used their phones to attend online classes.

 

Đa số học sinh dùng điện thoại để học từ xa
 

 

This is similar to the situation in Vietnam. During the outbreak in April last year, teacher Phan Van Tri from Long An High School for the Gifted, told VietNamNet that 70-80% of his students used phones to study online.

According to Tri, students choose phones because of their convenience and flexibility. With a mobile phone, they can study anytime, anywhere. However, mobile phones are more popular for high school students, who are given mobile phones by their parents.

The parents whose children are in primary and secondary schools let their children study using desktop computers and laptops.

Kaspersky's survey found that three out of five children in this region (60%) have technical difficulties having access to online lectures. The majority (79%) were helped by their parents when using the device, while 16% of students were able to solve technical problems on their own.

According to some teachers, high school students and university students in Vietnam are proactive in connecting online classes, while some elementary students need their parents’ assistance in the first stage.

In Vietnam, high school and university students often use applications such as Google Classroom, Zoom, Microsoft Teams. Meanwhile, primary and secondary students receive lessons via emails or apps like Zalo on their parents’ devices.

According to Kaspersky's survey, in order for children to have the necessary equipment for online classes, one in two families in the Asia-Pacific region (49%) with 2 or more children must purchase or rent additional devices. This is the second highest rate globally, only behind Africa (62%). It is followed by Latin America with 48%. The lowest recorded was in the Middle East at 42%.

Hai Dang

Vietnam officially approves online schooling

Vietnam officially approves online schooling

School princpals can decide on whether to organize online classes.

Second consecutive academic year affected by Covid-19 pandemic

Second consecutive academic year affected by Covid-19 pandemic

Entering the second year of the pandemic, teachers and students across Vietnam are prepared to switch to online learning if necessary.

 

MORE NEWS

Japan to welcome back foreign tourists but not from Vietnam

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that the Japanese Government had decided to welcome back international visitors from June 10, but Vietnamese will still be restricted from traveling to Japan.

Glass-walking bridge in Moc Chau wins Guinness world record

The Guinness World Records has announced that the Bach Long (White Dragon) glass walking bridge in Vietnam's northern province of Son La is the world's longest glass-bottomed bridge.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 29

Tan Son Nhat airport flights delayed due to rain

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS MAY 28

FDI disbursement up 7.8 percent in five months

High costs and legal impasses hinder LNG energy development in Vietnam

Too many variables and over-reliance on imports have been hindering Viet Nam's plan to build power plants running on liquefied natural gas (LNG), industry experts have said.

Three Vietnamese military officers awarded UNHQ medal

The United Nations on May 26 awarded its medal to three officers of the Vietnam People’s Army who are working at this organization’s headquarters in New York, USA, on Peacekeeper’s Day (May 29).

Trade revenue set to eclipse 700 billion USD this year

Free trade agreements (FTAs) spurred Vietnam’s bilateral and multilateral trade, with 2022 revenues projected to hit a record 750 billion USD, according to experts.

Government takes action to protect wild birds

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a directive to protect migratory and wild birds in Vietnam.

Quang Nam man owns 2,000 antique gardening tools

Collecting old items is how 47-year-old Tran Van Phuc from Quang Nam province describes the previous daily life of the working class to the younger generation.

Tourism booms as people are anxious to travel after Covid lockdowns

Since March, many families have booked long-distance tours for the summer now that the economy has reopened.

Mekong Delta farmers back away from rice as input costs rise

Rice farmers in many Mekong Delta provinces are reducing rice cultivation over rising prices of inputs like fertilisersnbsp;and pesticides.

Mural depicting VN, US’s friendship inaugurated

A ceramic mural, US-VN Friendship, has been inaugurated at the new US-Vietnam Co-operation Centre in Hanoi.

New pact promotes Vietnam-Europe fashion links

Culture, lifestyle and fashion links between Vietnam and Europe will be promoted under a Memorandum of Understanding signed this week by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham Vietnam) and the Aquafina Vietnam International Week.

Vietnam likely to consider nuclear power development

The Economic Committee of the National Assembly (NA) has recently proposed developing nuclear power over the next decades to ensure national energy security and meet the ‘net zero’ goal Vietnam set at the 26th UN Conference on Climate Change (COP26).

Short animated Vietnamese film competes at Cannes Film Festival

“Giac Mo Goi Cuon”, known as “Spring Roll Dream” in English, a short animated film by a young Vietnamese director has been nominated in the La Cinef, a category at the Cannes Film Festival which honours works by students from global film schools.
back_to_top