Vietnam strengthens digital transformation in education and training

January 29, 2022 | 12:31
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Vietnam will enhance IT application and digital transformation in education and training in the next few years, with an aim to innovate the sector and digitalise it, thus contributing to the development of a digital government, economy, and society.
Vietnam strengthens digital transformation in education and training
Digital education has become crucial during Vietnam's social distancing

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam signed Decision No.131/QĐ-TTg, approving the scheme on enhancing IT applications and digital transformation in the education and training sector by 2025, with a vision towards 2030.

Accordingly, the sector shall aim to innovate the education methods and transfer these to digital environments.

Regarding online learning, the scheme targets that half of all students and teachers have qualified for learning and teaching online, including required knowledge for using software to join e-learning activities.

The scheme also includes the development of locally-made digital learning platforms, that shall be used by over 50 per cent of students, along with the development of a national database for at least 50 per cent of the standard online learning materials. Moreover, over 50 per cent of tertiary education establishments shall provide online learning programmes.

Over the past two years, the pandemic has been accelerating digital education dramatically, making it an inevitable trend.

By Bich Thuy

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