First grade students in the new school year

Schools not allowed to open before September 1

Educational institutions are not allowed to open for new academic year before September 1; and the new school year will start on September 5 throughout the country, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha stressed at a conference on July 11.
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.