More than 94 per cent of students sitting the national high school examination in late June of this academic year are eligible for graduation. High school graduation rate at over 97 percent nationwide Continued reform to upgrade education Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha speaks during a teleconference among three cities of Hanoi, HCM City and Da Nang on university enrollment in 2019 and the Higher Education Law. — VNA/VNS Photo The rate of graduation has dropped by 3.51 per cent compared to the previous academic year, the Ministry of Education and Training said yesterday at a teleconference among the cities of Hanoi, HCM City and Da Nang on university enrolment in 2019 and the amending and supplementing of the Higher Education Law. Nguyen Thi Kim Phung, head of the ministry’s Department of Higher Education, said the graduation rate reflected the educational quality of the localities and was suitable to the socio-economic conditions of each … [Read more...] about High school graduate rate falls: Education Ministry
Ngô Thị Minh. — Photo baoquangninh.vn Ngô Thị Minh, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children, speaks to Tuổi trẻ Cuối tuần (Youth Weekend Edition) on how best to utilise the State budget in general education. It is reported that 20 per cent of our annual State budget is allocated to education. Do you know how it is regulated and used? Education has been given the top priority by the Vietnamese Party, National Assembly and the government. However, even the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) doesn’t know how such a big sum has been used. Principally speaking, the MOET has to work closely with the Ministry of Finance and concerned ministries and agencies in the management of such a big sum of money. But, in reality I have to admit the co-ordination between the MOET with concerned Government agencies or offices is very loose and lacks transparency. Even the MOET does … [Read more...] about Transparency and accountability is a key to success
Representative from Novaland Group awards scholarships to local students in Hong Ngu District of Dong Thap Province. — VNS Photo Novaland Group recently awarded 180 Nhe-teacher Scholarships to outstanding students in eight schools in Hong Ngu District in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap. This is for the 15th year that it is awarding the scholarships in the province. It has so far supported thousands of children, helping them overcome disadvantages in life to continue their studies. The scholarships are worth VND2 million each. The company has also donated VND80 million each to the study foundation of eight schools, and the money will be used for academic activities. In July Novaland provided funding to build the Long Khanh A3 Elementary School in Hong Nu District. It is a modern school with facilities like a gymnasium, an art room, an IT room, a library, and a medical room. Nguyen Huu Tien, head of the district Education and Training Division, said: “The Nhe-teacher … [Read more...] about Novaland continues to provide scholarships to Dong Thap Province students
Illustration Đàm Minh Chí Kiều Vân HÀ NỘI — Recent reports that second graders might study probability and statistics as part of their curriculum from the 2020-21 school year have divided opinion among parents and educational experts. Most parents are worried that the subjects are inappropriate for their children's age. However, educational experts have said if primary students become acquainted with probability and statistics early on, they'll stand a better chance of understanding the subject in a comprehensive way. According to the new general education programme, maths at the primary school level will have three main parts: algebra, geometry and probability and statistics. This means probability and statistics will be taught as an official subject at primary school for the first time. Trần Mạnh Tùng, a senior teacher of maths at Lương Thế Vinh School, Hà Nội said the anxiety was … [Read more...] about What are the chances probability is too hard for kids?
Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has shared foreign nations’ experiences in keeping elderly employees to work in schools and factories, and even leadership positions. The draft revised Labour Code was submitted to the National Assembly for comments, under which the retirement age will be raised in accordance to the roadmap. Many lawmakers voiced their concerns over the increase in the retirement age as many young people have found it hard to seek jobs and the healthy longevity of Vietnamese people is not high. Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep, deputy head of the draft revised Labour Code compilation board, cleared up several concerns over the issue while talking with the press. Reporter: Some voiced their concerns that the life-span of Vietnamese people is high but the number of their healthy life … [Read more...] about MoLISA puts forth solutions to ease impacts of retirement age hike