Lord of the Flies, Vietnam-Style

A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. ~ Mahatma Gandhi School bullying is not a problem unique to Vietnam but it is one that has been on the rise in recent years and that receives considerable coverage in the media.  In this case, it was a 7th grade girl in … Continue reading Lord of the Flies, Vietnam-Style

The bad stories in the education sector in 2011

Never a dull moment in Vietnamese education.  Check out the bad stories in the education sector in 2011, including "bad behaviors of teachers, problematic students’ morality, and the 'achievement disease.'"  The excerpts below were taken from an article with the same name.    The bad behaviors of teachers On May 13, Trieu Ngoc Diem, a primary school … Continue reading The bad stories in the education sector in 2011