vietnam education

Update news vietnam education

Having to get up before dawn to help his mother with housework and tutor his younger sister, the 12th grader at Hung Yen High School still spends 8-12 hours a day to learn his lessons.

High school teachers, students struggle with university entrance exams

High school teachers in non-metropolitan areas are worried their students can’t get into top universities due to different entry requirements from the schools.

Education sector longs for school reopening: minister

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has said the biggest wish of the entire sector now is that the pandemic will be brought under control soon so that students can return to school, and educational activities return to normal.

Education Ministry wants to develop private high schools for the gifted

Affirming the preeminence of the system of high schools for the gifted, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has asked localities to build policies to develop private schools of this kind.

Universities struggle to prevent cheating on online exams

Students have ways to cheat on online exams but schools are using new methods to prevent and discover cheating.

Schools for the gifted are examples for other schools to follow

High schools for the gifted are examples of renovated education that other schools should follow, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Huu Do said at a conference on reviewing the 2010-2020 plan for schools for the gifted.

7.0 IELTS band score: still not high enough for Vietnamese parents, students

Parents are willing to spend tens of millions of dong on English lessons that prepare their children for the IELTS test.

Students can go back to school: Minister

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son said that gradual reopening of schools is a necessity as Vietnam’s vaccination rate is high, drugs for Covid-19 have been improved, and anti-pandemic conditions and people’s awareness have improved.

Students focus on IELTS, neglect science subjects

As more and more schools require IELTS and other English skill certificates, students are rushing to learn English while paying less attention to other school subjects.

Teachers paint murals, sell sweets to get money for Tet holiday

The biggest amount of money that Nguyen Thuy Hien, a primary school teacher, working as a teacher for 28 years, has received for Tet was VND500,000.

Engineers teach kids how to code for free

The desire to shorten the road to success for children without having to study abroad has encouraged Dr. Tran Viet Hung and many other Vietnamese technologists to teach coding online for free.

Phu Tho student wins gold medal at international physics competition

Tran Duong Chinh, a 12th grader majoring in physics of the Hung Vuong High School for the Gifted, has become the first student from Phu Tho province to win a gold medal at the European Physics Olympiad (EuPhO).

HCMC proposes return to school plan from January 3, 2022

The Department of Education and Training of Thu Duc City and 21 districts proposed return to school plan for students at all grades from January 3, 2022.

Parents debate about need for handwriting practice

Vietnamese parents agree that their children need to be good at math, but disagree on whether they need to have good handwriting.

Online exams challenge students’ honesty

The quality of online exams is in doubt as there is no effective solution that can prevent cheating on exams.

Vocational training sector catches up with digital transformation trend

The reform of vocational training in association with digital transformation and information technology application has been defined as an important solution to provide high quality human resources, according to insiders.

Private preschool teachers struggle to earn living due to pandemic

Thousands of teachers at private kindergarten schools across the country are struggling to earn a living after nearly seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Replica history complex inspires young students

Newly built replicas of relic sites and landscapes at the Tran Mai Ninh Secondary School are making history and geography classes more vivid for junior students in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Project 89 support for PhD students is too low

The financial support of VND13-20 million a year for university lecturers studying in Vietnam for doctorate under Project 89 is too low, according to some educators.

Technology application a must for education in ‘new normal’

“Technology plus 5K” should be the keyword for Vietnam when resuming face-to-face learning in the new normal, experts say.