Whenever parents and students need to solve a homework quiz, just open the app at any time and AskNow will "grab" a tutor within 20 seconds and open an online chat room for them, providing much more flexibility and saving a lot of time compared to conventional teaching methods. … [Read more...] about AskNow app bolsters ‘new normal’ education in Vietnam
Primary schools and teachers not ready for new general education cirriculum
VAS employs a team of more than 900 teachers with nearly 200 foreign teachers coming from the UK, the US, and Australia, among others. This is also the only school that provides more than 22 English classes a week for primary students – more than any other bilingual school in Ho Chi Minh City. Increasing the time for learning in English helps students acquire knowledge more comprehensively and proficiently apply the skills in real life. … [Read more...] about Why equip primary school students with academic English?
Schools in outlying districts are more difficult in recruiting teachers as per the education sector’s statistics. For instance, high schools Thanh An, Binh Khanh and An Nghia in Can Gio District; schools Cu Chi, Trung Lap, and Tan Thong Hoi in Cu Chi District and Phuoc Kien in Nha Be had seen no applicants. … [Read more...] about HCMC faces difficulties in teacher recruitment
Nguyen Van Duc, vice chairman of District 12 People's Committee, said the population in the area increased by 22,000 people each year. In the 2020-2021 school year, the district has 8,120 first graders. If each class has 50 students then 65.5% of the students can go to school in both morning and afternoon. However, 815 students may not be admitted to public schools because their residency in HCM City is less than a year and 669 students haven't been registered for temporary residence. In order to solve the problem, the district authorities will reduce the number of full-day classes and build more schools. "Our first plan is designed so that each class would have 45 students but it has to be raised to 50 due to lack of space. But this solution still can't meet the demands so the number of students that go to school in both mornings and afternoons will be reduced," he said. Ta Tan, head of Tan Phu District Department of Education and Training, said that they could only afford to let … [Read more...] about HCM City struggles with class shortage at public schools
Hanoi (VNA) - Localities that practice social distancing must put the health and safety of students and teachers above all else, and depending on local circumstances can hold opening ceremonies for the new school year online, an education official has said. With only two and a half weeks to go before the new school year begins on September 5, the COVID-19 situation remains complex, said Nguyen Xuan Thanh, Director of the Secondary Education Department at the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), adding that the ministry has prepared for different COVID-19 scenarios. When health and safety can’t be guaranteed, opening ceremonies should be held online but a message should be conveyed that studies definitely continue. The MoET will request schools boost the application of IT in teaching and learning to cope with developments, he noted, adding that distance learning via the internet and TV earlier this year had been carried out methodically and in line with the curriculum. … [Read more...] about Opening ceremonies for new school year may be held online: Official