The fact that three preschool children in Ha Nam province got severe burns during lessons about calling for help and escape in emergency situations has raised worries about the teaching of life skills at school. Nguyen Ba Minh, director of the Preschool Education Department under the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), told the press that MOET has asked the Ha Nam provincial education department to inspect the case and place the responsibility on individuals who got involved. The fact that three preschool children in Ha Nam province got severe burns during lessons about calling for help and escape in emergency situations has raised worries about the teaching of life skills at school. As for primary school students, the program focuses on teaching the skills for communicating with parents, teachers and friends, the skills of building good relations with friends, and patience, punctuality and sympathy. Meanwhile, high school students learn how to make decisions and solve … [Read more...] about Life skills teaching in Vietnam raises concerns
A drug addict is consulted for rehabilitation by a doctor from HCM City’s District 8 Medical Preventive Centre. — VNA/VNS Photo Phương VyViet Nam News HÀ NỘI – The death of a 20-year-old girl on Monday in Hà Nội’s Ba Đình District that was allegedly caused by an aspiring pop singer after the pair reportedly used crystal methamphetamine, raising concerns about the dangers of the drug. Nguyễn Việt Cường was arrested a day later for allegedly killing the girl by shoving cloves of garlic down her throat in an "exorcism" ritual while they were both under the influence of drugs. According to police of Hà Nội’s Ba Đình District, Cường, the girl and some friends took drugs late on Monday night, causing them to hallucinate. Cường was supposedly convinced the girl was possessed by an evil spirit so he and the girl scattered garlic around the house and … [Read more...] about Garlic death raises crystal meth concerns
Many teachers are not trained to teach life skills, but still give the lessons at school. Three preschool children in Ha Nam province received serious burns during a life skill lesson, raising concerns among parents about the safety of life skill teaching programs applied at schools. Three preschool children in Ha Nam province received serious burns during a life skill lesson, raising concerns among parents about the safety of life skill teaching programs applied at schools. Phi Mai Thanh, a mother of a seven-year-old daughter, said she cannot make a decision about whether to send her daughter to a summer camp. Mai Lan A short course will never be enough to master life skills When the phoenix flowers bloom it is a sign of summer vacation, and parents start to search for the perfect courses and programmes to help their children grow and succeed. … [Read more...] about Parents worry about life skill lessons at school
Higher education establishments all have announced their standards for graduates. Under the current regulation, all schools must publicize qualitative and quantitative standards for their graduates. However, since there are no common standards for each major, schools have just set the standards themselves. However, the ministry cannot punish the schools because there is no regulation about punishment and there is no common standard for schools. Under the current regulation, all schools must publicize qualitative and quantitative standards for their graduates. However, since there are no common standards for each major, schools have just set the standards themselves. According to the Vietnam National Qualifications Framework (VQF), training program output standards must be set in the program’s standards. Therefore, the development of learning outcomes for training disciplines must also be placed in the curricula for those disciplines. However, schools still disagree … [Read more...] about Should there be common standards for university graduates?
Investment Water treatment is national security issue - lawmakers The Saigon Times Daily Thursday, Nov 21, 2019,19:15 (GMT+7) Water treatment is national security issue - lawmakersThe Saigon Times Daily An aerial view of the Duong River Surface Water Plant in Gia Lam District, Hanoi. Lawmakers raised concerns of a breach in national security over a Thai firm acquiring a controlling stake in the largest water plant in northern Vietnam – PHOTO: DAU TU NEWSPAPER HCMC – Several National Assembly deputies have proposed considering the supply of clean water as a conditional business field while offering feedback on amending the Investment Law, saying that this should be treated as a matter of national security. The local media has recently raised concerns about a foreign firm's acquisition of a major stake in a water supply firm in Hanoi. During a session on Wednesday, several legislators voiced concerns over … [Read more...] about Water treatment is national security issue – lawmakers