Vietnam: STEM training booms but not in schools?

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Date: 17 July 2018 | By: Mai Thanh | Story Source: VietnamNet ( ~ Go to Original Article


STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm.

To date, STEM education has created a market boom. Many foreign language and life skill centers have opened classes teaching STEM.

STEM-themed summer camps have also become popular. Some education service companies run several STEM centers.

However, Dang Van Son stressed that STEM education is a teaching orientation that closely links with practical life, and does not simply instruct students to carry out physics, chemistry experiments or assembling and programming robots…

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