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Education Ministry proposes delaying school fee increase

The Ministry of Education and Training has proposed to the Government a delay in the implementation of the school fee increase schedule outlined in Decree 81 by one year to alleviate the financial burden on parents

Edtech connects 'bamboo schools' in rural communities, global online classes

Two years ago, for the first time, schools in the mountainous districts of Gia Lai and Kon Tum held an opening ceremony for the new academic year online.

Universities, students warned about overemphasis on IELTS certificates

Universities should only offer privileges to students with IELTS certificates when enrolling students for a linguistics major or for a joint training program taught in English. The IELTS certificate must not be put before professional knowledge.

Five challenges for Vietnamese education in new school year

Statistics unveiled by the Ministry of Education and Training show that Vietnam currently has as many as 1,234,124 preschool and primary and high school teachers, although it still lacks nearly 120,000 classroom teachers.

Government’s pedagogical student support faces dissatisfaction

A training mechanism supporting tuition fees and living expenses for pedagogical students has received poor response from provinces.

Why more than 52,000 first-graders didn’t complete first grade

Concerns have been raised about the syllabus being too difficult, with more than 52,000 students being classified as not completing the year.

Villagers convene night meeting, contribute money to fund teenager's studies

Just after looking up his high school final exam scores, Bui Dinh Thang, born in 2005 in Duc Tho district of Ha Tinh province, was stunned when hearing that his mother would have to undergo a second surgery because of a malignant brain tumor.

Thousands of teachers sign letter to remove exam for upgrading rank

Nearly 2,500 teachers in Hanoi have sent a letter to the city’s chair and education and training department head, expressing their wish to remove the exam for upgrading their rank.

Tuition fees not to increase for the 2023-2024 school year

Tuition fees for the 2023-2024 academic year will not increase as schools have not yet implemented or applied the roadmap for the fee collection and management mechanism as per the government’s Decree No. 81/2021/ND-CP.

When schools become too crowded

Rapid urbanization, planning disruption, traffic jams and school shortages are serious problems in Hanoi.

Lacking 118,000 teachers, educational sector is overburdened

The teacher shortage crisis has occurred for many years, but no improvement has been made.

ISPH offers A-Levels Program - The way to the world

The International School at ParkCity Hanoi (ISPH) has announced to open its news Sixth Form Centre in August 2023.

Declining enrollment in agriculture and forestry majors poses threat

The agricultural labour force constitutes approximately 30 per cent of the country’s total labour force, but the number of students registering for agricultural majors is less than 2 per cent of the total annual student intake.

Local universities take new approaches to talent retention

It will be very difficult to retain talents if they don’t have the right working environment to enrich their own values and improve their capacity, one university dean said.

Vocational training institutions in crisis

The current system of vocational schools features poor management, accompanied by a lack of funds, and failure in student recruitment, hence teaching facilities and equipment are not invested.

Hanoi short on public schools, plans to construct more

About 33,000 students, accounting for 44.3 per cent of the total, were left with no choice but to enrol in private high schools, continuation schools or vocational schools.

Depleted classrooms in mountainous areas persist despite efforts

Students in mountainous areas still have to study in degraded classrooms without sufficient learning materials, a reason contributing to high drop-out rates in the areas and a barrier to teachers wanting to work there.

VN must train people in agriculture to improve productivity, competitiveness

Agriculture, forestry, irrigation, and fisheries students accounted for less than 2 per cent of the total number of around 520,000 students enrolled nationwide in 2022.

Genius Olympiad organizer decides to revoke award and fraudulent submission

The organizer of the Genius Olympiad competition decided to revoke the award associated with the fraudulent submission.

MoET asked to report record low enrollment rate in class 10 in Hanoi

Following press articles about the record low enrollment rate in class 10 in public schools in the 2023-2024 school year in Hanoi, the Minister of Education and Training was requested to report on this issue to the Prime Minister.