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Education Ministry, publishing houses test new content on textbooks

Previously, publishing houses collaborated with authors to organize textbook 'experiments', but in the coming time, these will be carried out with the participation of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).

Parents fear long stay at home will cause adverse effects on students

Parents fear that first graders may lose literacy skills and that students in higher grades may suffer from depression.

Pianist compiles music textbook for primary education

Pianist Trang Trịnh is one of the co-writers of the new music textbook for primary grade 1. The textbook will be in the curriculum for the new school year 2020-2021.

Many student abuse cases reported in 2019

One of the issues put into discussion at the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly was the abuse of students by their teachers.

Educators say probability, statistics classes at VN general schools are necessary

While parents fear that the teaching of probability and statistics may be a burden on second graders, education experts believe that the subjects will be useful.

Is the rod needed in modern teaching?

VietNamNet Bridge - Modern education advises not to use force in teaching students. However, teachers complain that they feel powerless in educating disobedient students without rods.

Primary education quality in HCM City falls in PAPI ranking

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s PAPI (Public Administration Performance Index) had lower points for the quality of state-owned primary schools in HCM City in 2015 than the year before. The results have been interpreted differently. 

Vietnamese students not interested in reading

VietNamNet Bridge - University students are required to spend appropriate time on self-study, but few students have the habit of going to the library.

Teachers not prepared for education reform, experts warn

General schools may lack teachers in some learning subjects and have too many teachers in other subjects under a new education program administered by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET).

Foreign-invested schools’ violations create concerns in education community

General foreign-invested schools are often favored by Vietnamese parents and students, but foreign-invested colleges are viewed with skepticism.

Gillard takes new role with global education campaign

Julia Gillard, former prime minister of Australia, has revealed her new role as chairwoman of a major international education campaign.

Project to prepare deprived children for school

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam School Readiness Promotion Project launched yesterday (Sept 19) aims to raise school readiness for five-year-old children from disadvantaged groups and ethnic minorities.

Children's book withdrawn from market for containing Chinese flag

 VietNamNet Bridge – A domestic publishing house was compelled to recall a book meant for children of six years old because it contained the image of Chinese flag.