The city has seen the high vaccine coverage, a sharp fall in the number of new cases, severe patients and deaths, the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions and school reopening, presenting positive signs of recovery.
The Department of Education and Training of HCMC has proposed the municipal People’s Committee to approve a plan on in-person learning for students in grades 7, 8, 10 and 11 starting on January 3, 2022.
Resolutions on the socio-economic mission in 2022 and the socio-economic development plan from 2021 to 2025, including archiving the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) growth of 6-6.5 percent and creating jobs for 300,000 people, have been approved at the conclusion of the fourth session of the 10th People's Council of HCMC on December 9.
The Standing Committee of the Hanoi Party Committee urged the Party Civil Affairs Committee of the Hanoi People's Committee to formulate a plan for school reopening so that tenth, eleventh, twelfth graders and students of vocational and continuing education centers can go back to schools on December 6.
The HCMC Department of Education and Training has recommended that schools should be reopened for fully vaccinated students from grades nine to 12 in Covid-19 low- and medium-risk areas on December 10.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of HCMC Phan Van Mai and Vice Chairman Duong Anh Duc on November 19 visited the municipal Department of Training and Education on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20).
Ho Chi Minh City will pilot campus-based learning for ninth and twelve graders in low-risk districts in the middle of December 2021 when the city is prepared for the re-opening of schools, said a leader of the municipal People’s Committee.
To prepare to welcome students back to school in December, schools in Ho Chi Minh City have renovated their facilities and had different types of teaching methods in the new normal. However, e-classes may lead to learning gaps amongst students; therefore, educators were wondering how to bridge the gap and change study habits after a long time of online learning.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Phan Van Mai emphasized that city administration will work with the education sector and the health sector this week to soon finalize the plan for school reopening after Covid-19. Particularly, students in outlying districts of Cu Chi and Hoc Mon possibly go back to school earlier than their peers in other districts.
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.
The HCMC People’s Committee will focus on improving administrative procedures and investment environment, solving problems in projects of businesses and people, providing capital and human resource to enterprises that can help organizations and individuals to participate in the city’s socio-economic recovery plan, said Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Phan Van Mai at the third meeting of the 10th-tenure People's Council of HCMC on October 19.
The National Assembly delegation of HCMC on September 21 held a supervision session on the implementation of the Government’s resolutions No.68/NQ-CP, No.154/NQ-CP, No.42/NQ-CP and the HCMC People's Council's Directive No.09 on policies to support the laborers and their employers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
To help students both brush up and consolidate knowledge, teachers have adopted different teaching methodologies to ensure completion of curriculum when schools reopened and teaching activities were normal.
Low-risk cities and provinces for the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) can reopen schools only for ninth graders and twelve graders, said that Ministry of Education and Training at an online conference with departments countrywide yesterday.