The regional programme assesses student learning outcomes at primary Grade 5, with its key focus being to support member countries in developing robust learning assessment systems, enabling them to monitor student learning outcomes, thereby contributing to a more equitable and meaningful education for all children across the region. Accordingly, among the six participating countries Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines, primary school students in Vietnam ranked first in all three competencies surveyed, namely Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Specifically, in the Reading domain, the SEA-PLM survey measured student competency across six levels, in which Vietnamese students showed the highest average competency level of 6/6. The percentage of Vietnamese students achieving the 6th level of competency is 82%. Malaysia ranked second with 58% of students achieving the 6th level of competency. The percentages of the remainder were all below 10%. In terms of … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks first among region’s primary school student learning outcomes: report
Mai recalled the historic day when President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam 75 years ago, and highlighted the achievements Vietnam has recorded recently, especially amidst COVID-19, with GDP growing 2 percent in the first half of this year. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese abroad urged to make more contributions to homeland
Living in Vietnam, I refuse plastic bags as often as possible. I carry my own or - and this is a bit crazy - sometimes hold things in my hands! Living in the hems (alleys) means I can take my own plates and glasses to food and drink places if I want to eat at home - so I don't need to use the vendors' plastics. And, of course, I tell coffee shops and cafés that I don't need a straw (this doesn't always work but more and more places are starting to understand). … [Read more...] about How much plastic is being used in Vietnam?
Stocks of finished goods also rose, with the rate of accumulation among the fastest since the survey began in March 2011. Some panellists attributed higher inventories to increased production volumes but others reported that sales had been lower than expected. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s manufacturing PMI back in growth territory in September
A similar thing occurred some years ago. Though she closed her personal page after being crowned, some ‘incorrect’ statements by a girl who was also a student at a prestigious university were captured by netizens and spread through social networks. … [Read more...] about Head of linguistics institute criticizes young people who make ‘vulgar’ statements