return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Original data of high school exam in Son La deleted

 VietNamNet Bridge – An official in Son La Province’s high school exam cheating scandal has admitted to destroying CD copies of answer sheets, in a cemetery.

VietNamNet Bridge – An official in Son La Province’s high school exam cheating scandal has admitted to destroying CD copies of answer sheets, in a cemetery.

{keywords}

VNA Illustrative Photo


Tran Xuan Yen, deputy director of the provincial Department of Education and Training, confessed to police on Wednesday that he had destroyed CDs with scanned images of the multiple choice answer sheets at a local cemetery.

Yen was one of five local educational officials prosecuted for interfering with the scores of the high school exam test in the province.

According to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper, Yen was found to have adjusted scores of multiple-choice tests and increased marks of written literature tests in 13 cases.

On July 18, Yen instructed Nguyen Thi Hong Nga, an official of the local authority of examination and quality management and member of the multiple-choice test marking team, to save scanned images of multiple-choice answer sheets to 16 CDs and delete the original data from the computer.

The move aimed to hamper the inspection by a Ministry of Education and Training working group.

Yen then brought the CDs to a cemetery in Son La City and destroyed them.

According to police, besides charges of abusing position and power in performance of official duties, his action shows signs of stealing and destroying documents belonging to the education sector.

Earlier the education and training ministry’s inspection team found the answers of some students in multiple-choice tests were erased and had been modified before the answer sheets were scanned and sent to the ministry.

It was found that 12 of 110 highly suspicious literature tests had been marked higher than they should have been by at least one point. One test was a full 4.5 points higher than it should have been.

On Tuesday, police issued legal proceedings against five education officials of the province involved in the scandal.

Three officials were arrested and two others were banned from leaving their houses.

At a Government meeting on Wednesday, deputy minister of education and training Nguyen Huu Do said the Ministry of Public Security has brought advanced technology to Son La to track down the original exam sheets data.

The recovery of the data will be conducted on the test scanning machine, he said.

Son La had more than 10,300 students participating in the national high school graduation exam this year with an average score of 4.21, the lowest in the country. The rate of students in Son La achieving nine points and beyond in maths and physics, however, outnumbered that of other localities that traditionally perform better.

Son La’s exam cheating scandal together with the one in northern Ha Giang Province has created one of the most serious education violations ever in the country.

Source: VNS

related news

MORE NEWS

Vietnam to develop game industry: official

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is developing a strategy with specific goals and norms to develop the game industry, said Le Quang Tu Do, deputy director of the Authority of Broadcasting, Television and Electronic Information.

Five Vietnamese skaters to compete at int'l figure skating competition

Five Vietnamese skaters will compete at the 2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating which will take place in the Czech Republic from August 31- September 3, and in Italy from October 12-15.

Vietnam stays ready for trade talks with US to address arising problems

Vietnam is willing to hold trade talks with the United States to timely solve arising problems and strengthen bilateral economic, trade and investment relations, in the interest of businesses and people of the two countries.

First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of Vietnam – India diplomacy this year.

Vietnam, UN sign strategic framework for sustainable development cooperation

A Strategic Framework for Sustainable Development Cooperation (CF) between the Government of Vietnam and all UN resident and non-resident agencies in Vietnam for the 2022-2026 period was signed in Hanoi on August 11.

Vietnam promotes relations with both US and China, FM spokesperson

Vietnam wants to promote relations with both the United States and China, and expects both sides will exercise restraint for global peace, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press briefing on August 11.

Vietnam – new stop for semiconductor producers

Samsung Electronics’ plan to manufacture semiconductor products in Vietnam has sparked the hope that the Southeast Asian nation will be a new stop for the semiconductor industry.

Blockchain projects preferring long-term partnerships

With the blockchain market showing signs of recovery and the amount of capital increasing sharply in recent weeks globally, investors are now more confident in seeking out stronger connections to move forward.

Tourism Minister proposes extending for implementation of preferential policies

The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism suggested extending the implementation of support policies until 2023 to help tourism businesses overcome difficulties caused by the pandemic as travel businesses are still facing difficulties.

Quang Ninh to develop big-ticket tourism project

The government of Quang Ninh Province is set to develop a luxury tourism project at a total cost of over VND24.8 trillion, or US$1 billion, in Van Don District.

Vu Lan Festival: A cultural activity with Buddhist philosophy in Vietnam

The festival is an opportunity to remember the merits of parents and ancestors.

Minister of Public Security supports legal betting to fight illicit online gambling

Minister of Public Security To Lam says that the government’s decree on betting is expected to help reduce illegal online betting.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 11

NA Standing Committee adopts resolutions on establishment of administrative units

Retail oil and petrol prices fall for fifth consecutive time

Vietnam decided on Thursday to further lower retail prices of oil and petrol on Thursday, the fifth consecutive time since late June.

Vietnamese Gov’t issues national strategy to combat new cyber security challenges

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ratified the national cyber security strategy in response to cyberspace challenges till 2025 with a vision towards 2030.
back_to_top