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The HCM City Department of Education and Training said it is closely monitoring private tutoring facilities since more and more of them are operating without a licence.

How can private tutoring in Vietnam be better managed?

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has proposed listing private tutoring as a conditional business field, but experts think this will not be a good solution.

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.

HCM City tightens control over private tutoring

Students can have no more than 18 periods of private tutoring a week. They can also choose their private tutors with classes of no more than 45 students in each.

Vietnamese children forced to study too early: expert

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese children are sent to classes by their parents at a very early age where they practice English, writing and basic math. 

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.

Education sector cannot attract talent because of pay policy

VietNamNet Bridge - The pay policy under which teachers receive salaries based on length of service is believed to be the reason why talented people do not want to become teachers.

HCMC authorities make compromises, allow private tutoring at school

VietNamNet Bridge - The ban on private tutoring at schools in HCMC has been lifted by municipal authorities amid strong opposition to the ban from teachers and parents.

HCM City headmaster moved to tears discussing private tutoring ban

VietNamNet Bridge - Will the tears of a primary school headmaster in HCM City cause city leaders to rethink their decision to prohibit teachers from holding private tutoring classes?

Despite the ban, HCM City schools open extra classes during summer

VietNamNet Bridge - While many HCM City schools have stopped giving extra lessons to students in the summer holiday, following the city authorities’ ban, many others still maintain classes, citing many reasons.

HCM City vows to stop private tutoring at school

VietNamNet Bridge - The HCM City Party Committee has decided that private tutoring must stop at schools from the 2016-2017 academic year. Private tutoring will only be allowed at foreign language centers and non-school educational establishments. 

A tiring push for success seen as doomed to fail

 VietNamNet Bridge – It is just after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted.

People founded universities rush to hunt for learners

VietNamNet Bridge – Some universities have sent their marketing officers to high schools, exam rooms to persuade high school graduates to continue the university education at their schools.

Vietnamese students have to attend extra classes to understand lessons

Students cannot understand lessons when they are at official school hours. However, they can easily understand what teachers say at extracurricular classes.

MOET to heavily punish teachers running private classes

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has decided to impose the heavy fine of VND10-20 million on the behaviors of running extra classes without licenses.

National Assembly Deputy: “I earn my living on private tutoring”

While the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) tries to think of the measures to stop private tutoring, a National Assembly Deputy admits that private tutoring is the main source of income for her and her family.