The Government issued Resolution 127 after its September regular meeting, which says that offline teaching will resume in areas that have controlled Covid-19 and can ensure safety from October 2021. Localities are now gearing up to prepare to receive students, including HCM City, the major epicenter of the fourth pandemic wave. Nguyen Tang Vu from the HCM City High School for the Gifted believes that as students return to school, online teaching will stop but not completely. Vu said students have adapted well to online teaching. His students study seriously and effectively, always fulfilling exercises. However, he found some problems in online teaching. “I found that many students have to study online with devices with small screens, such as smartphones and tablets. As students have busy schedules, they will bear negative impact if having to look at small screen for too long,” he said. The other problem is online exams. No one can say for sure if students cheat during … [Read more...] about Will online teaching end its mission when schools reopen?
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The team won three titles at 2021 U.S. Online Collegiate Rapid and Blitz Championships, including the Individual Rapid, Individual Blitz and Team Rapid. Webster has been ranked number one in Division I College Chess since it started in August 2012. Liem used to be a team captain as a student at the university. He helped the team win four inter-school championships before graduating in 2017 with bachelor's degrees in finance and management. In April this year, he was appointed the new coach of the team, taking over the position from Susan Polgar, former women's World Champion, who decided to retire after nine years on the job due to health. A chess prodigy in Vietnam, Liem earned the title of grandmaster at 15 and is currently the number one chess player in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. He is best known for winning the World Blitz Chess Championship in 2013, having bested several elite players. Liem is 31st in world rankings with an Elo rating of 2709. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese grandmaster leads US chess team to three national titles
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Can Tho (VNA) – FPT Group in coordination with the Hope Fund on October 20 presented 467 tablets and 50 computers to students with difficult circumstances in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho to support them in online learning activities. The equipment has been handed over to 17 junior and senior high schools in Co Do, Vinh Thanh and Phong Dien districts. Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Duong Tan Hien highly appreciated the support of FPT Group and the Hope Fund for their donations in the context of the difficult situation, saying that the support has contributed to basically easing obstacles facing the city’s education sector in organising online teaching. He expressed his hope that the city will continue to receive more support from organisations and businesses in the coming time. At the hand-over ceremony in Can Tho (Photo: VNA) Director of FPT Telecom in Can Tho Tran Minh Huan said with the desire to join hands … [Read more...] about FPT donates online learning equipment to Can Tho’s students
The local authorities instructed educational institutions in the locality to carefully evaluate the actual situation, students’ attendance, and online learning quality before coming to the decision to halt online classes. — Photo danviet.vn CÀ MAU – Realising that online learning does not benefit primary schoolchildren, Cà Mau Province authorities have been the first to look into stopping online classes for students at this level, which was well-received by both parents and teachers. Two weeks into the 2021-22 school year, Cà Mau Province took the initiative in contrast to other areas. Initially holding online classes for primary schoolchildren, Cà Mau Department of Education and Training (DoET) evaluated the data collected over two weeks of online learning and came to the decision of cancelling online learning at the primary level. Local statistics reveal that the attendance rate in the second week of online learning reached 88.21 per cent on average, with primary students … [Read more...] about Cà Mau pioneers in halting online classes for primary schoolchildren
Apartment prices have increased to a new level, particularly in center city areas. Dang Anh Tu and his wife, from Hai Phong, were seeking to buy an apartment in Hanoi after 10 years of living in a rental. Having VND1.5 billion, they wanted a 70-square meter apartment in the area not far from their offices and their children’s schools. However, Tu was disappointed after realizing that with that amount of money, he could only find an apartment in Hoai Duc and Dong Anh districts, which are far from the central area. The apartments in the suburbs are priced at VND25 million per square meter, while apartments in the central districts have higher prices, about VND35 million per square meter. “Ads say buyers just need to have from VND1 billion to buy an apartment. But when we contacted the distributors, I realized that VND1 billion is the initial amount buyers have to pay, and the payment is made in many stages,” he said. There are only two options for Tu, either buy an old … [Read more...] about Apartment selling prices on the rise in Hanoi