Update on teaching modals by localities
VGP – By late September 19, 25 provinces and cities reopened schools, 24 localities applied online teaching, and 14 others combined physical teaching, online teaching, and educational broadcasts through television, according to the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).
The MoET reported that up to 25 localities out of 63 provinces and cities reopened schools for physical studying as the COVID-19 outbreaks have been put under control.
Meanwhile, disease hotspots like HCMC, Da Nang, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc and Binh Duong applied online teaching.
Up to 14 other localities combined different types of teaching including online teaching, physical teaching, and educational broadcasts through television.
Earlier, on September 13, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh launched a program to provide computers and telecommunications services for students and pupils with difficult circumstances, especially those living in areas hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program aims to mobilize 1 million computers, and ensure mobile service coverage at all 283 points without mobile Internet connection in localities that are applying social distancing regulations, and 1,910 other places nationwide.
According to statistics from the Ministry of Education and Training, as of September 12, online teaching and learning has been deployed in 26 out of 63 provinces and cities across the country. The total number of students joining online studying is estimated at 7.35 million, of them 1.5 million do not have computers.
By Kim Anh