Essay About Education In Vietnam And America

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Differences in the Educational System of Vietnam and America What is the difference between the education in of Vietnam and that in America? Nowadays, society has been modernized in so many ways; therefore, the demand for higher education is very strong. The educational priority is not only in developed countries like America, but also for a developing country like Vietnam. The differences between American education and Vietnamese education are the learning environment, teaching methods, and students' learning methods. First, the difference between American education and Vietnam is the learning environment which is very relaxed and flexible in the United States. Furthermore, classrooms are full of modern teaching facilities such as computers, projectors, or televisions and the internet. These help to serve the teaching, learning of teachers and students so they can achieve good results. Students are not idle and classes are not boring. However, the classroom environment in Vietnam is not so. There are…show more content…
Self-learning in the United States is the main method for students who need to prepare the lesson beforehand. If they have a problem or need help with the lesson, they can ask their teacher for help. In Vietnam, students don't refresh their minds and brainstorm for what they learn. They think less on their own and depend more on what the teacher says. Vietnamese students who study independently usually have a lower academic performance, while students who work in groups achieve more. Another help to learning in America is the student participation in activities outside the classroom. These include field trips and social activities, engaging in different games and sports, journalism, music, and other such activities. In Vietnam, very few students take part in extra-curricular activities or other social opportunities outside the

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