(Chinhphu.vn) – This morning, August 6, the Ministry of Education and Training organized a national online conference to summarize the 2018-2019 school year, deploy the 2019-2020 school year mission, the event takes place right before the year. new school. Last school year, the country had more than 23.5 million students.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, led a number of ministries, branches and 63 provinces and cities at online videoconferencing points.
Speaking at the opening of the Conference, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha said that the school year 2018-2019 marks the 5-year implementation of the Party’s Resolution No. 29 on fundamental and comprehensive innovation in education and training. In this school year, the whole education sector continued to deploy 9 major task groups and 5 groups of basic solutions to effectively implement the resolutions of the Party Central Committee, the National Assembly and the Government on Education and Training.
According to the Minister, in preparation for the Conference, the Ministry had previously held a conference of the Department of Education and Training, a conference of higher education institutions to evaluate the implementation of the 2018-2019 school year and expected School year 2019-2020 mission. At these conferences, the delegates highly agreed with the Ministry’s draft report, identifying the 2019-2020 academic year that the whole industry will continue to follow the roadmap of 9 key task groups and 5 groups of basic solutions. propose and resolve to overcome and create fundamental changes in education and training issues that are concerned by the society and pressing public opinion.
In particular, focus on performing well 5 focus task groups. It is planning a network of preschool and general education institutions; reviewing and arranging pedagogical schools and higher education institutions. Addressing the problem of lack of teachers, preparing teachers to implement a new school education program. Strongly renovating the management mechanism of preschools and secondary schools, promoting university autonomy. Improve the quality of human resources, train high quality human resources to meet the requirements of increasing labor productivity and international integration. Promote ethical education, lifestyle, life skills for students.
At the Conference, besides highlighting outstanding results in the last school year, Minister Phung Xuan Nha expected participants to discuss the limitations, shortcomings and causes, including clarifying the responsibilities of the Ministry of Education and Training. , ministries, branches and localities. “I respectfully request the comrades and delegates to consult, give suggestions and make dedication to the education sector to better perform the tasks set out in the new school year 2019-2020,” Mr. Phung Xuan Nha expressed. .
According to the Ministry of Education and Training’s report, the shortage of teachers has not yet been a radical solution, especially for preschool teachers.
The reason is that from 2015 up to now, the number of children in preschools has increased rapidly (increased by over 1.2 million children; correspondingly increased by more than 41,000 groups / classes; the need for more than 80,000 teachers). tablets). However, the number of teachers employed each year is not commensurate with the number of children increasing, while every year the industry has about 3,000 retired teachers. Recruitment in some localities is still slow, not timely meet the size of schools and classes increasing every year.
The work of channeling and vocational education in general education is not effective, due to the limited awareness of students, their families and the society on vocational education. Students’ career choices are still emotional or subject to family constraints, the labor market information system has not been updated. The content and mode of vocational education activities in schools are still slow to be renewed. The vocational education system has been gradually renovated but has not created a strong attraction for students, especially junior high school graduates. Besides, there is still a lack of mechanisms and policies strong enough to improve the effectiveness of vocational education and encourage students to participate in vocational training.
The report said that in order to successfully implement the tasks and objectives of education and training development, there must be the attention, investment, care, hands-on participation, participation and consensus of the whole society. The cooperation and support of all levels, sectors, localities and mass organizations, in which the Education and Training sector must uphold the active, creative and determined role.
The management, direction and administration are important factors in stabilizing, maintaining discipline and discipline in the school and improving the quality and effectiveness of education.
Communication plays an important role to create a consensus of the whole society on education. At the same time, it is necessary to know how to listen, listen to criticism from the society, receive two-way information to timely advise, direct, adjust renovation policies and resolve pressing issues in public opinion.
The preparation of textbooks for the new general education program has been actively implemented by the Ministry. As planned, the sample book of grade 1 books of publishers participating in the compilation has been sent to the Ministry for evaluation. The ministry has set up a National Council for evaluation of grade 1 textbooks and is organizing the evaluation.
The sectoral database of preschool and general education is implemented at 63 education and training departments, 710 education and training bureaus and 52,900 educational institutions nationwide; The university education database system has initially been implemented for enrollment and industry statistics.
In the report, the Ministry of Education and Training has statistics on the state of facilities at public educational institutions, including the status of latrines for students, accordingly, the country has more than 584,000 classrooms, the percentage solid classroom nearly 75%, semi-solid nearly 20%; nearly 50,000 semi-permanent toilets, more than 9,630 temporary toilets and more than 1,700 toilets (thanks, borrowed, rented).
The Government E-Portal will continue to update information about this Conference.