Educators argue about definition of ‘life skills’

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Educators argue about definition of ‘life skills’

VietNamNet Bridge - Educators have repeatedly called upon schools to intensify life skill lessons, emphasizing that lack of life skills is the biggest problem of Vietnamese students. However, they still don’t know what ‘life skills’ mean.

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Educators promote foreign lecturers' use of English to teach English

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Educators promote foreign lecturers' use of English to teach English

VietNamNet Bridge – Students have little opportunity to hear and absorb the language when Vietnamese teachers teach English-language courses using Vietnamese, a training specialist said at a conference ended in HCM City last Friday.

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2015 university enrolment plan has failed

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2015 university enrolment plan has failed

VietNamNet Bridge - Many educators and students have expressed their disappointment about the 2015 enrolment season, saying that the 2-in-1 plan designed by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has failed.

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Teachers’ insults of students must stop: educators

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Teachers’ insults of students must stop: educators

VietNamNet Bridge - Scolding and insulting students has been a serious problem in the Vietnamese school environment for many years.

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More Vietnamese teachers speak rudely to students

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More Vietnamese teachers speak rudely to students

VietNamNet Bridge - More Vietnamese educators are speaking rudely to students. A video clip on the internet some days ago shows a teacher of English at a foreign language center insulting two university students during a quarrel about tuition.

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Vietnam seeks massive curriculum overhaul for K-12 education, after years of trials and errors

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Vietnam seeks massive curriculum overhaul for K-12 education, after years of trials and errors

An undated photo of a class at Ho Chi Minh City-based Au Co Elementary School

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15-mark university admission threshold is ‘safe’ for all schools

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15-mark university admission threshold is ‘safe’ for all schools

VietNamNet Bridge - Universities are pleased about the floor mark the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has announced, while many students now can sigh with relief that they have a good chance of university admission. Some educators, however, warned that the easy requirements will produce low-quality graduates.

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Educators say national-exam failure rate shows better discipline, less cheating

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Educators say national-exam failure rate shows better discipline, less cheating

VietNamNet Bridge - The news that a high number of 68,700 students failed the national high school finals has caused educators to rethink their view about the test.

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Weekly roundup: National debt burden, poor English results, hotel thefts

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Weekly roundup: National debt burden, poor English results, hotel thefts

World Bank report casts doubt on Vietnam's actual debt burden

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Educators alarmed about low math scores on high school exams

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Educators alarmed about low math scores on high school exams

VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 40,000 students received a 0-1 score in math on the national high school final exam, shocking many teachers.

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Educators lament as Vietnamese students score poorly in national English test

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Educators lament as Vietnamese students score poorly in national English test

Students check their answers after a national English test in Ho Chi Minh City on July 1, 2015. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

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Students need better critical thinking skills, educators say

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Students need better critical thinking skills, educators say

VietNamNet Bridge - One of the biggest weaknesses of Vietnamese students are weak critical thinking skills.

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Exam-centered education produces passive students

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Exam-centered education produces passive students

VietNamNet Bridge - Parents and educators believe the current educational system that focuses on tests creates passive students.

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Educators urge more training for English-language teachers

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English-language teachers need continued professional training to achieve national foreign-language targets by 2020, education officials have urged.

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Why wasn’t history chosen as a national exam subject?

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Why wasn’t history chosen as a national exam subject?

VietNamNet Bridge - While educators repeatedly complain that students do not like learning history, parents say there is nothing to worry about.

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