Update news online learning
As of February 22, nearly 3 million out of total 17 million learners from kindergarten to high schools have to return to online learning due to complicated evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Education and Traing.
Due to the rapid transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the community, several localities have suspended face-to-face learning and resumed online learning.
Vietnam’s education system has adapted well to online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, but online tests conducted across different applications has revealed some limitations.
Realising that online learning does not benefit primary schoolchildren, Ca Mau Province authorities have been the first to look into stopping online classes for students at this level, which was well-received by both parents and teachers.
The fact that children waste their time in front of mobile devices is causing a stressful situation in many families.
Due to impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and reduced operating capacity of factories in China, supply of many electronic products in Vietnam has become insufficient.
Online teaching and studying via the Internet and television were being carried out in 40 centrally-run cities and provinces nationwide as of October 8 due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has agreed with the Finance Ministry’s proposal to help needy students with electronic devices to help them learn online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s edtech startups are luring the interest of both local and foreign venture capital funds as they are bringing new business models to tap into millions of online students.
Shifting to teach online this semester because of Covid-19 is an opportunity for tertiary education to adapt to digital transformation.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 12 launched a programme to provide computers and telecommunications services for students and pupils with difficult circumstances, especially those living in areas hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nguyen Xuan Thanh, director of the Secondary Education Department under the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) spoke about online learning and examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like many other countries in the region, Vietnam is seen as an attractive market for online education startups.
Many Vietnamese companies have developed IT applications for COVID-19 prevention and control and online learning during the pandemic.
A school management platform called MISA QLTH was introduced by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on October 9 with a view to helping promote digital transformation in Vietnam.
A recent survey has found that learning pressure is the biggest challenge children face while staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The long school closure as a consequence of the novel coronavirus outbreak has kept parents occupied with the question of how to keep their children both entertained and educated.