Mekong Delta kids taught to swim on the cheap

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Mekong Delta kids taught to swim on the cheap

Primary school teachers in the Mekong Delta's impoverished Dong Thap Province have been holding free swimming classes in the very rivers that routinely claim children's lives during the rainy season. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Three stabbed to death at central China school

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A man armed with a knife forced his way into a primary school in central China on the first day back from the summer vacation on Monday and stabbed nine people, killing three, state media said.

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1.6m children to get free measles vaccine

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The capital city will provide a free vaccine combining measles and rubella to around 1.6 million of children, aged one to 14 years, in a campaign that begins this October.

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Parents slam proposal to use tablets in schools

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Parents slam proposal to use tablets in schools

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Liberia fires absentee ministers as fight against Ebola continues

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Liberia fires absentee ministers as fight against Ebola continues

Liberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak, while Nigeria delays the resumption of classes in all primary and secondary schools by a month due to the outbreak.

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Canon launches third Image Bridge project in Vietnam

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Canon launches third Image Bridge project in Vietnam

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Traning and the Education Department of Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City, Canon Marketing Vietnam yesterday announced the launch of their "Image Bridge" project at Doan Thi Diem primary school in Hanoi.

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HCMC’s e-textbooks plan sparks controversy among school leaders

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HCMC’s e-textbooks plan sparks controversy among school leaders

Primary school students in Ho Chi Minh City may have to pay between VND 3 million and 5 million (US$141 – 236) each for tablet devices if a proposal on “e-textbooks and tablets for primary students” is approved for the coming school year.

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RoK firm helps build school for Thai Nguyen’s pupils

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The construction of a school for pre-school and primary pupils at Lam Vy commune, Dinh Hoa district, the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen, began on August 20 under the support of Lotte Group of the Republic of Korea.

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RoK firm helps build school for Thai Nguyen’s pupils

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The construction of a school for pre-school and primary pupils at Lam Vy commune, Dinh Hoa district, the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen, began on August 20 under the support of Lotte Group of the Republic of Korea.

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Teachers oppose assessment method using comments instead of marks

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Teachers oppose assessment method using comments instead of marks

VietNamNet Bridge – While the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) places high hopes on the new assessment method that takes effect this school year, primary schools have voiced their opposition.

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Schools lack funds for IT

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

A student at HCM City University of Agriculture and Forestry recently spent seven hours trying to register for a course on the school's website. He finally gave up, and later discovered that the class had closed because it was full.

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Kon Tum ethnic students learn native languages

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Ethnic primary students of Bah Nar and Jrai across the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum will learn their mother tongues which have been added to the curricula for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau launches vaccination campaign against measles

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

More than 261,000 children under 14 in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau will be vaccinated against measles-rubella as part of a 2014-2015 vaccination drive announced by the local Health Department on August 15.

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HCM City: Over 1,500 new classrooms ready for new school year

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

As many as 1,527 new classrooms will be put into use in Ho Chi Minh City to better serve the 2014-2015 school year, which will begin in September.

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Urban migration exacerbates HCM City classroom, teacher woes

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Urban migration exacerbates HCM City classroom, teacher woes

The increasing number of migrants and residents from other provinces to HCM City has led to a shortage of teachers and classrooms, according to the city Department of Education and Training.

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