Last week, many tenth graders in high schools in Ho Chi Minh City watched Cai Luong (southern traditional opera) in their lessons on experience and career guidance - one of the activities aimed at innovating teaching methods.
Receiving the direction from the Prime Minister about teaching History at Senior High School level in the 2018 General Education Program (GET 2018), with both mandatory and optional sections, many teachers and educational managers have expressed their concerns on the feasibility as well as effective teaching methods for this important subject.
This morning, the City Party Committee - People's Council - People's Committee - Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City organized a program for leaders of Ho Chi Minh City to meet and listen to children's voices. The meeting is expected to help city leaders understand more children’s thoughts, feelings, dreams, and ambitions from which city administrators will have appropriate guidelines, policies, and solutions to take better care of children.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested that the Minister of Education and Training should listen to the opinions of voters and National Assembly deputies regarding the history curriculum at high schools. Then, the Ministry should have an appropriate plan for the subject.
In the context that society is very concerned about whether history is an elective or compulsory subject at high schools, the competition to learn about the country’s history of patriotic traditions was today launched in Hanoi.
The Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front petitioned that History should be a compulsory subject, not an elective subject. According to the Central Committee, the most important thing is how to teach and learn to improve the teaching and learning quality of the subject.