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According to the draft amended Law on Price presented by Finance Minister Ho Duc Phoc to the ongoing National Assembly session, textbooks will be among products and services under state control in prices.

1,000 authors with doctoral degree or higher compiled textbooks for new academic year

As many as 1,574 authorities participated in compiling textbooks for six grades in accordance with the new general education program issued in 2018.

Math textbooks teach 10th graders to invest in securities, deposit money in banks

Securities and investment topics have been included in the mathematics textbooks for 10th graders under the new general education program for the first time.

Textbooks for new education program: hot topic at ongoing National Assembly session

Compiling and distributing textbooks is not a new issue, but it is always controversial.

12th grader’s designs of textbook covers causes ‘Internet storm’

Tran Lam Nam Bao, born in 2004, who is a 12th grader at Nguyen Thi Minh Khai High School in HCM City, has posted his designs on his Facebook page and chat groups, attracting tens of thousands of likes, comments and shares.

A breath of fresh air in literature textbooks for sixth graders

Teachers say sixth graders this year will be able to access literature works that their parents and grandparents did not have in their textbooks.

Two sets of textbooks will not be available for 2nd graders

The Ministry of Education and Training has announced that there will be only three sets of textbooks for second graders, including two published by the Vietnam Education Publishing House.

Vietnamese language textbook samples for second graders does not meet requirements: appraisal

To date, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has received applications for three samples of Vietnamese language textbooks for second graders under the new general education program.

Education Ministry gives back $16 million initially budgeted for textbook compilation

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has given back $16 million that was initially allocated to it to compile textbooks.

Minister appears before NA to explain new textbooks for first graders

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has examined and approved 46 textbooks of five sets of textbooks belonging to three publishing houses.

Lawmakers raise concerns over quality of controversial textbooks, demanded accountability

Many National Assembly (NA) deputies raised concerns over the quality of the first-grade textbook set and demanded accountability for the issue in the plenary session on socio-economic issues on Wednesday in Hanoi.

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).

Teachers under pressure to implement new methodology reform

Currently, 71,941 teachers are needed for preschools and general schools.

More textbooks for first graders face criticism

Some reading practice texts in the Canh Dieu (Kite) textbook on the Vietnamese language have been described as ‘fabricated’ and ‘teaching children laziness and playing tricks’.

Chief author of textbook for first graders says new standards are higher

Bui Manh Hung, textbook author, says the current teaching and learning conditions and the environment for children to develop language is better than that of 20 years ago.

Teachers complain about first grade curriculum

Many teachers say they have to ‘struggle’ with the curriculum for first graders, and feel worried about students in upland and disadvantaged areas.

Parents worried about new curriculum for first graders

Parents have complained that the new curriculum for first graders is ‘unreasonable’, while others think it is better than the previous one.

Parents worry as they cannot find textbooks for children

The new 2020-2021 academic year began one week ago, but many parents in HCM City and Dong Nai province complain that they still cannot buy textbooks for their children.

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.

Education Ministry told not to compile textbooks

National Assembly deputies have agreed to the Ministry of Education and Training’s (MOET) proposal on not acting as a compiler of textbooks for general education.