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Many localities in the country have prepared scenarios to ensure safety for students when they return to school.

Universities told to change enrollment methods

Universities need to organize standardized tests and apply specific methods to enroll students instead of relying on the high school finals to select students.

Benchmarks for entry to universities are too high, parents and students complain

The required benchmarks for admission to universities this year have been described as "abnormally high" by some.

Schools are confused about teaching integrated subjects

The new academic year has begun, but both school leaders and teachers still don’t know what they need to do when teaching integrated subjects.

Some students ‘get stuck’ in countryside, can't return to city for school

Children sent to grandparents' homes for summer holidays cannot return to cities to school because of travel restrictions during Covid-19.

First, second graders studying online will receive assessments only after returning to in-school classes

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has sent a dispatch to the chairs of People’s Committees on organizing teaching and learning in the context of Covid-19.

Localities still reluctant to rely on orders for teachers from pedagogical schools

Though the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in May released a document guiding the ordering of teacher production as stipulated in Decree 116/2020, localities are reluctant to comply, even though the enrollment season is nearly over.

Online lessons for first graders: no more than two hours a day

Education experts warn that teachers will be sure of failure if they use in-person teaching methods for online teaching for first graders.

Education ministry continues to streamline teaching content

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) plans to adjust the school curricula amid the conditions of the pandemic.

Minister of Information and Communications discusses digital transformation in education

On the occasion of the new academic year 2021-2022, Minister of MIC Nguyen Manh Hung has written the following article about digital transformation in education.

Vietnamese students begin new school year in person, online

Forty-five provinces and cities on September 5 held a special opening ceremony of the 2021-2022 new school year either physically or virtually.

Foreign investors keen on education

Overseas funds continue to cash in on Vietnam’s education sector with a view to diversify investment portfolios.

School fees to be waived and reduced for new school year

Several localities have announced they would waive and reduce school fees at state schools as part of efforts to share the financial difficulties with parents during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Flexible plans for the new school year depending on pandemic situation

The Minister of Education and Training has sent a dispatch to leaders of provinces and cities on preparations for the new school year amid the complicated pandemic situation.

How will teachers implement the new policy on grading?

In addition to grading, both oral and written forms will also be used to assess students, according to the Ministry of Education and Training's (MOET) newly released Circular 22.

Teachers complain about problems in online teaching, ask for guidance

After one year of teaching online, Vietnamese schools and teachers have become familiar with the new teaching mode.

Education ministry wants 95,000 more teachers in workforce

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) wants to have 95,000 more teachers as regular personnel in the next five years, including 31,000 in 2021.

Reform of high school finals to begin in 2022

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son said 2022 will be a transitional year when the educational sector prepares for more comprehensive reform of the organization of high school finals.

Teachers explain ’10.0 GPA phenomenon’ among primary school students

Two famous secondary schools for the gifted in Hanoi and HCM City have found it difficult to enroll students for the 2021-2022 academic year because there are too many students with a perfect 10.0 GPA (grade point average).

Education sector looks to stop students copying essay examples

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has asked schools to find ways to stop students from copying essay examples.