A teacher in Thanh Hoa was disciplined for drinking beer with students, and a teacher in Binh Thuan fell down the stairs after she was criticized for beating a student. These incidents were among others that caught the public's attention last week.
Like many other countries in the region, Vietnam is seen as an attractive market for online education startups.
Nguyen Xuan An Viet, Deputy Director for the Political Education and Pupil and Student Affairs Department, under the Ministry of Education and Training, talks on the need to have a healthy internet environment for Vietnamese youngsters.
45% of the universities in Vietnam have provided online teaching in response to COVID-19, announced the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) at a video conference on April 17.
The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some educators and experts have suggested shortening the summer holiday and designing more holidays within a year.
Additional tuition fees for distance education during the coronavirus outbreak must be decided by parents and schools and not exceed total tuition for the academic year announced from the beginning.
Being closed for nearly two months due to the unwanted Covid-19 outbreak, schools in HCM City are enthusiastically turning to e-learning styles. However, this unprepared application of the new learning method has revealed various weaknesses.