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 VietNamNet Bridge – The first of the two-and-a-half-day high school final exams went smoothly, with students welcoming questions related to "real situations" they cared deeply about, local reports said.

Vietnamese parents lack confidence in schools’ grading system

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese parents say teachers are giving inflated grades to students to satisfy parents and school headmasters.

Students sit final high school exams

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 900,000 high school students nationwide attended orientation sessions yesterday (June 1) in preparation for the national graduation exams, which start today.

Students born in Year of the Goat flood secondary schools

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi will have 109,000 students entering secondary schools in the 2014-2015 academic year, an increase of 20,000 students over last year, according to the Hanoi Education and Training Department.

Poor-performing students receive high marks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese parents complain that the general school curricula is too extensive, even though many students receive excellent marks.

Students promoted to higher grades despite poor performance

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more students are “sitting in the wrong classes”, placed in a higher grade that does not suit their learning capabilities.

Vietnamese study math… to count money

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mathematics is a very important science, but not attractive to Vietnamese students. Mathematicians cannot find a breeding ground in Vietnam for their field.

Where have university entrance examinees gone?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Educators are reeling over the surprisingly low number of students registering to sit the university entrance exam. It is foreseeable that schools will not have enough students enrolling.

Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

Motorcyclists may soon be fined VND100,000-200,000 (US$5-10) if found wearing substandard helmets.The helmets, including some described as "eggshells", would then be destroyed.

Vietnamese teachers offer simple lessons about the fatherland

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese teachers and students have been participating in many meaningful activities to show their patriotism these days.

Chinese workers in Vietnam invited to protest illegal oil drill

Around 400 workers from the northern province of Thai Binh made a motorbike trip to Haiphong City, in a bid to urge Chinese workers to oppose the illegal oil rig in Vietnamese waters.

Vietnamese students direct their hearts and minds towards East Sea

Sharing updated information on the East Sea, joining demonstrations against China's provoking activities, calling on Vietnamese to unite to protect the territory – Vietnamese students have followed different paths to show their patriotism.

Under pressure of exams, many students develop mental disorders

 VietNamNet Bridge – Clinics and consulting rooms have reported sharp increases in the numbers of patients who are students suffering from mental and emotional disorders due to the hard pressures of the exam season.

Teachers growing more fearful of students

 VietNamNet Bridge – “Vietnamese students nowadays are treated as if they are God,” a private school teacher commented.

Students indifferent to warnings of redundancy

  VietNamNet Bridge – Even though there have been many warnings about redundancy in the fields of finance and banking, students continue to apply to these departments for the upcoming university entrance exams.

Historians say educators are to blame for students’ indifference to history

 VietNamNet Bridge – Students’ antipathy towards history has, to some extent, important significance, says well-known historian Phan Huy Le. It should serve as a call for Vietnam to renovate the way it teaches history.

Teachers no longer venerated, their power taken away

 VietNamNet Bridge – General school teachers say they are tired of their profession because they are under too much pressure.

Registrations down for university entrance exams

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local education and training departments have all reported significant declines in the numbers of students registering to sit the university entrance exams.

Students snub history subjects

 VietNamNet Bridge – A passion for learning history should be instilled among school students, Prof. Phan Huy Le, chairman of the Viet Nam History Science Association, tells the VietnamPlus online newspaper.

Unreasonable education system makes the youth squander their time

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese youth are wasting years of their lives in university lecture halls. In most cases, say experts, university graduates find themselves accepting jobs which do not require such lengthy educations.