Ministry encourages swimming classes to reduce risk of drowning

Ministry encourages swimming classes to reduce risk of drowning

With the aim to reduce the risk of drowning, the Ministry of Education and Training has just issued the drowning prevention plan amongst children in 2021 in which the Ministry encouraged schools to organize swimming classes to reduce the risk of drowning.

 

Students in a practice period at Vinh Phuc Vocational College. (Photo: VNA)

University enrollment regulations for 2020 declared

University enrollment regulations for the 2020 intake will be adjusted to improve limitations in the university entrance exam last year, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) declared in a conference on May 8 in Hanoi.
Students of HCMC University of Medicine and Pharmacy strictly observe protection rules when coming to school. (Photo: SGGP)

Universities striving to overcome hardship from Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the complexity of the Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam, students in all universities are demanded to stay home. This has led to several financial problems for state universities, especially those with financial autonomy, and private ones nationwide.

Ministry requires not to downsize preschool teachers

Ministry requires not to downsize preschool teachers

Presently, the country still lacks 43,700 preschool teachers; accordingly, the Ministry of Education and Training required local administration not to downsize preschool teachers’ job in streamlining operation but recruit more as per road map.
A teacher and first graders at Cuc Phuong Primary School in the northern province of Ninh Binh's Nho Quan District during a mathematics class. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

New textbooks for grade 1 students approved

The Ministry of Education and Training has published 32 textbooks for first graders under the new general education curriculum issued in 2018. These textbooks will be used from the 2020 -2021 school year.