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Under a newly released circular on assessing secondary and high school students, the results of students’ learning each semester and the whole academic year will be shown with the marks Good, Fair, Pass and Fail.

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.

Students to return to school in August in virus-contained provinces

Several provinces where there are no COVID-19 outbreaks will allow students to return to school as early as August 23 after the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) released its general plan for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Students could return to school from September 1

The earliest students around the country could return to school for the new school year would be September 1, however, grade-1 students could go back to school as soon as August 23.

Ministry issues general education programmes for more first foreign languages

The Ministry of Education and Training has issued a circular promulgating the general education programmes of Russian, Japanese, French and Chinese as the first foreign languages to be taught in Vietnamese schools.

‘One PhD per day’ incubator removed, fear of ‘formalistic PhDs’ raised

Two famous scientists have expressed their concern about the new standards for PhDs set by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), warning that they will affect the quality of Vietnam’s higher education.

MOET’s new standards on PhDs stir controversy

The scientific community has shown its surprise after the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) lowered the requirements for PhD students.

Vietnamese parents divided on when to teach kids about money use: survey

The survey of 10,000 parents in nine Asian markets found 95 per cent agreeing that it is very important to teach their children how to use and manage money.


Localities ready for national high school graduation exam

Localities are quickly finishing their preparations for the national high school graduation exam to implement the dual goal – ensuring safety for candidates during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring a serious and fair exam.

Private schools ensure sufficient slots for high school students

Many students in HCM City who are going to graduate from secondary schools are now considering private education facilities. 

The 16 most expensive universities in Vietnam

Of the 16 universities with the highest tuition fees in Vietnam, five are public schools and 11 are private schools.

Negotiator studied foreign languages on his own because of social, work pressure

Prof Phan Van Truong, who has been to 80 countries and negotiated contracts worth up to $60 billion, said self-study accounts for 90 percent of learning, and occurs over a lifetime.

Vietnamese-American PhD student wins scholarship to Columbia University after studying Han Nom

Nguyen Thuy Dan won a scholarship from Columbia University in the US to pursue a doctorate in East Asian languages and cultures, with research on the formation and development of Vietnamese thoughts in medieval and modern times.

The teachers who are elected to the National Assembly

The two teachers elected to the National Assembly (NA) said improving education and training quality will be their top priority at the 15th NA tenure. They also have a common interest in teachers’ benefits and students’ study opportunities.

Teachers faced strict requirements on certificates in last three months

In February, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) released several circulars on teacher appointments and rankings, and necessary certificates. 

Village student enters top business school in Spain

Getting out of a rut and choosing to follow his own way, Dinh Tien Dat wants to help next-generation students to pursue their own path.

9x graduate leaves big US company to work at startup

Ha DieuTrang is an alumna of Worcester Academy in the US. She was an English major at the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, but chose to study IT in university because she wanted to challenge herself in a field which was not her forte.

Localities prepare for exams amid COVID-19 pandemic

Localities have prepared various scenarios to hold 10th-grade entrance exams for students amid the COVID-19 outbreak, with some planning to hold the exams on schedule and others set to postpone them.

New scholarship policy to ensure return of trainees who go abroad

The biggest headache for state agencies compiling talent training plans is that the recipients, after finishing courses overseas, do not return to Vietnam to serve at state agencies as they had previously promised.

7-year-old girl to publish book on foreign language learning

Young MC Mina Pham, who can speak four languages, is about to publish her book title ‘Bi mat hoc ngoai ngu cua to’ (My secret to learning foreign languages).