HCMC increases use of technologies in schools

sggpnews | March 08, 2019

Within three recent years, the sector in HCMC has seen greater progress in increasing application of technologies in classrooms.In a meeting early this year, Director of the municipal Department of Education and Training Le Hong Son announced his department of operating electronic information portal in all educational institutions with the aim to increase connection between parents and schools.Simultaneously, the sector also build database system to link with the city’s kind. Several projects such as smart school card, smart libraries or smart schools initially receive great support of schools.Accordingly, in 2019, the Department will continue enhancing technology application projects concentrating on measures to improve administrative reform and building online public service, software for online teaching and learning to serve students’ demand.One of the first step of the project “ Developing and technology adoption in the education sector” for the period 2016-2020 with the vision to 2025” launched by the Department in early year comprised of admission of the first grade, sixth grade and tenth grade will be registered online and pilot of five electronic senior high schools including Le Hong Phong and Tran Dai Nghia schools for the gifted students, Le Quy Don, Nguyen Hien and Nguyen Du.However, piloted schools have awaited the Department’s new guideline because schools have applied it for years, said a principal.

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This is the headline coming out of Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States – a recent report released by Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG).As stated in BSRG’s press release: “The growth of distance enrollments has been relentless,” said study co-author Julia E. Seaman, research director of the Babson Survey Research Group. “They have gone up when the economy was expanding, when the economy was shrinking, when overall enrollments were growing, and now when overall enrollments are shrinking.”

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This is the headline coming out of Grade Increase: Tracking Distance Education in the United States – a recent report released by Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG).As stated in BSRG’s press release: “The growth of distance enrollments has been relentless,” said study co-author Julia E. Seaman, research director of the Babson Survey Research Group. “They have gone up when the economy was expanding, when the economy was shrinking, when overall enrollments were growing, and now when overall enrollments are shrinking.”

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