The bustling Education Technology (EdTech) market in Vietnam last year greatly contributed to the success of the startup community. Many foreign Edtech companies are considering Vietnam as a lucrative destination for their investments.
The two Departments of Education and Training and the Department of Health will coordinate to review the set of safety criteria in schools. From there, the inter-department will submit a report to the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City requesting to adjust a number of regulations and criteria to match the current actual situation with the aim to minimize the risk of disease spread in schools.
Several vocational schools nationwide are now speeding up the implementation of IT in their online teaching, especially during the pandemic outbreak. Heavy investments are poured into establishing virtual workshops, digital practice equipment so that the learning – teaching process can be carried out more effectively.
More than 1.86 million students have not currently got any digital devices for online learning, said Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son at the question and answer (Q&A) session of the 15th National Assembly (NA)’s second sitting on November 11.
Standardized tests force students to perform under extreme pressure and can lead to a host of mental issues. Students today face mounting pressure; therefore, Vietnam’s education sector has been trying to reduce such stress on students.
The program “Internet and computers for students" is of great significance, especially in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic when students had to learn on the internet for the new school year 2021 but many students of low-income families lack tablet computers and learning equipment.
The Phu Nhuan District’s Youth Union visited and gave textbooks, notebooks, and devices for online learning to underprivileged students in the district on the morning of September 5, the opening day of the new school year, in the context that Ho Chi Minh City has been implementing stricter social distancing to prevent and control the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training’s statistics on September 3, tens of thousands of students don’t have laptops or smartphones for online learning as the new school year is going to begin in the next few days.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training yesterday announced that it already submitted the detailed plan for the senior-high school entrance exam to HCMC People’s Committee, including the adjustment in the content of all three tests of Math, Literature, and English Language.
In light of rising concerns about the spread of Covid-19 and calls to contain the virus, a growing number of public and private universities in Vietnam have shut down in-person classes after April 30 and May Day holidays.
In response to the campaign ‘Digital transformation for lifelong learning’ held by the Ministry of Education and Training, many schools in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) this year have carried out the digital transformation process for their library, in hope of providing a new learning channel for students.
Although online learning has been gradually welcomed by students of several grades in Vietnam recently due to the Covid-19 outbreak, teaching sessions especially for primary pupils encounters various obstacles because of these children’s psychophysiological features. It is essential to form a close cooperation between schools and parents to help this group of pupils enjoy online lessons to the fullest.
As the Covid-19 pandemic is becoming more complicated, resulting in a prolonged school break for all students in Vietnam, many schools turn to the e-learning method as a sensible alternative. Network service providers, both international and domestic, are supporting this advanced learning mode by offering various platforms and tools free of charge.
Being closed for nearly two months due to the unwanted Covid-19 outbreak, schools in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are enthusiastically turning to e-learning styles. However, this unprepared application of the new learning method has revealed various weaknesses.
Making use of technology not only improves training quality but also provides opportunity for people to achieve higher education. However, online learning in Vietnam shows problems requiring tight control over quality from authorities.