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After the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) released a new circular on the appointment of cadres, promotions and salaries, teachers began applying to attend training courses for certificates which would help them get promotions.

Deputy PM orders greater efforts to improve people's well-being, stature

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam ordered competent authorities to outline specific measures to mobilise resources to carry out the national nutrition strategy during 2021-2030 with a view to improve the Vietnamese people’s well-being and stature.

Why is MOET giving career guidance to elementary school students?

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has released the draft circular regulating career guidance, job counseling and start-up support in educational establishments.

Will private tutoring be considered a conditional business in Vietnam?

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has sent a dispatch to the National Assembly’s Economics Committee and Ministry of Planning and Investment on adding private tutoring to the list of conditional business fields.

Kindergarten, primary school pupils head back to school in Hanoi

Thousands of pupils returned to kindergartens and primary schools throughout Hanoi on May 11 following their long closure as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Students return to school with anti-droplet face shields

In an effort to prevent coronavirus spread, many schools are telling their students to wear anti droplet face shields.

Air pollution warnings upset students’ schedules

Hanoi parents are concerned about the notice that their children will not go to school on days of serious pollution.

Despite ban, Vietnamese children are taught to read and write before going to school

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) prohibits schools from teaching children to read and write before they enter the first grade. However, parents have ignored the request.

Art education considered a ‘spice’ to the main meal

In Vietnam, students good at math and sciences are praised and considered excellent students. But those who excel at music or dance receive far fewer compliments.

VN students show their environmental awareness

A primary school student in Hanoi wrote a letter recently asking schools to ban the use of balloons used to open the new academic year.

Primary schools under universities: new education trend in Vietnam?

Many universities have enrolled students for general education, stirring a debate about whether this is legal.


The ‘copy, paste’ education in Vietnam

Some experts describe Vietnam’s education as a ‘copy and paste’ education, where everything is copied, from exam questions to teachers’ reports to students’ essays.

Smartphones deprive kids of their childhood: educators

Many families are relying on smartphones to educate their children, but this is inadvisable, experts say.

Language disorders: product of modern society?

General Secretary of the Vietnam Linguistics Association Pham Van Tinh says language disorders are a product of modern society. Children may suffer if they are forced to learn foreign languages too early and follow the wrong methods.

Hanoi requires to clarify the collection of extra fees at primary school

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi People’s Committee has instructed Hoai Duc District authorities to investigate reports that a local primary school is collecting large sums as extra fees, causing outrage among parents.

Vietnamese teachers now ‘have to compete with Google’

VietNamNet Bridge - Many students are concerned about their future careers and want to improve the education sector to change society's perception of teaching careers. 

Should children be sent to school before aged six?

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more parents, especially urbanites, want to send their children to school at the age of five instead of six as stipulated by the law.

Parents deprive children of play by sending them to school before six

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese who describe themselves as ‘progressive parents’ have criticized those who send their children to school before aged six.

Should children be allowed to ‘grow up naturally’, or shaped in certain ways?

More and more parents believe that it is necessary to let their children grow ‘in a natural way’, and that ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. However, the ‘natural way’ remains unclear to them.

Parents worried about increase in accidents at schools

Experts have warned schools about the need to ensure security for students as the number of accidents has arisen.