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Universities want to use graduation exam results for enrollmenticon
SOCIETY28/04/20200

Universities want to use graduation exam results for enrollment

With the school year ravaged by COVID-19 induced school closures nationwide, the all-important high school examinations are set for a slight shake-up, but universities want to stand pat.

 
VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closureicon

VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closure

SOCIETY
02/04/2020

The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

VN Education Ministry plans to streamline curriculum amid long school closureicon

VN Education Ministry plans to streamline curriculum amid long school closure

SOCIETY
26/03/2020

The curriculum will be streamlined in the second semester of the 2019-20 school year but will ensure students received fundamental knowledge.

Schools in many localities close over Covid-19 fearsicon

Schools in many localities close over Covid-19 fears

SOCIETY
14/03/2020

Many cities and provinces in Vietnam have continued to keep local schools closed amid the rise in Covid-19 cases.

Private schools struggle to thrive amid temporary closureicon

Private schools struggle to thrive amid temporary closure

SOCIETY
11/03/2020

The schools complained that the consequences caused by Covid-19 to the education sector have been disastrous.

COVID-19: Philippines declares emergency state, cases in Malaysia surpass 100icon

COVID-19: Philippines declares emergency state, cases in Malaysia surpass 100

SOCIETY
10/03/2020

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on late March 9 that the total number of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 cases in the country has risen to 24, asking for all school closure in Manila capital city in four days from March 10.

Hanoi offers televised lectures for 9th and 12th-grade studentsicon

Hanoi offers televised lectures for 9th and 12th-grade students

SOCIETY
09/03/2020

The move was taken after Hanoi confirmed the first case of Covid-19 on March 6 and the city’s authorities continued to postpone the reopening of schools.

Fearing bankruptcies, private schools call for help amid virus outbreakicon

Fearing bankruptcies, private schools call for help amid virus outbreak

SOCIETY
09/03/2020

As many as 150 private educational institutions are seeking assistance from the Government, as nationwide school closures triggered by the spread of the novel coronavirus have caused great difficulties for them.

Schools closures continue in Hanoi amid rising virus fearsicon

Schools closures continue in Hanoi amid rising virus fears

SOCIETY
07/03/2020

Hanoi has decided to continue let students remain off to avoid the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.

60 localities further delay reopening of junior high schools due to COVID-19 outbreakicon

60 localities further delay reopening of junior high schools due to COVID-19 outbreak

SOCIETY
05/03/2020

As many as 60 out of 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam have decided to further delay reopening of kindergartens, primary and junior secondary schools until March 17.

Some high schools, universities to open on Mondayicon

Some high schools, universities to open on Monday

SOCIETY
29/02/2020

University and high school students in 23 provinces will go back to school on March 2, local authorities announced on Friday.

Coronavirus: Japan to close all schools to halt spreadicon

Coronavirus: Japan to close all schools to halt spread

SOCIETY
28/02/2020

The month-long closure will affect 13 million students, the government says.

HCM City authorities raise Covid-19 concerns over school reopeningicon

HCM City authorities raise Covid-19 concerns over school reopening

SOCIETY
27/02/2020

The authorities in HCM City said that it was not safe to reopen schools for nearly two million pupils while the Covid-19 outbreak hasn't ended.

Vietnam lengthens school closure to prevent COVID-19 spreadicon

Vietnam lengthens school closure to prevent COVID-19 spread

SOCIETY
18/02/2020

The mandatory closing may be closed until the end of February or more depending on the evolution of the epidemic.

Students in 30 localities back to school from February 17icon

Students in 30 localities back to school from February 17

SOCIETY
14/02/2020

As of 11.20 on February 14, 30 cities and provinces have reported to the Ministry of Education and Training on their decision to allow students back to school from February 17, after a two-week break due to Covid-19 outbreak.

Amid prolonged school closure, parents fear students’ academic performancesicon

Amid prolonged school closure, parents fear students’ academic performances

SOCIETY
12/02/2020

Despite teachers’ efforts to continue teaching and advising students online amid the coronavirus outbreak, Vietnamese parents have expressed deep concerns over their children’s academic progress during the prolonged school closure.

Millions of kids find creative ways to keep busy during coronavirus breakicon

Millions of kids find creative ways to keep busy during coronavirus break

SOCIETY
08/02/2020

The closure immediately followed the 9-day Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday, leaving thousands of parents scrambling for daycare solutions.

HCM City schools remain shut for another weekicon

HCM City schools remain shut for another week

SOCIETY
07/02/2020

Students in HCMC will stay out of school until February 16 to help contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year.