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COMPARE AND CONTRAST ESSAY COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEMS OF VIETNAM AND ENGLAND The secondary education system is very important for both Vietnam and England. It created for children's future purpose. Compared to Vietnam, England's current system of secondary education has a long tradition and higher quality, while the secondary education in Vietnam is borrowing from many different countries and poor quality. However, both countries have some similarities and differences in their education system. Their similarities include the free education, the national curriculum applied for all state schools, but they both have some differences in the education structure, the qualities, and the law for private schools. ...read more.


(Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Ultimate - The ministry of education and training of Vietnam). Moreover, the national test applied for all children in both countries at the age of 11, 14, and 16. In England, the secondary education is a local responsibility, so that the education and teacher employed and provided by Local Education Authorities (LEAs). In Vietnam, the Local department of Education is also responsible for secondary education, but all state schools are employed the teacher individually. (Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Ultimate - The ministry of education and training of Vietnam). Beside some similarities, they also have some differences such as the education structure, the facilities, and the quality of education. ...read more.


In addition, the facilities and the quality of education in England are much better than Vietnam. (Encyclopaedia Britannica 2008 Ultimate - The ministry of education and training of Vietnam). Finally, the other difference is the law system. In Vietnam, Private schools for primary and secondary are not permitted, while private schools permitted and LEAs inspect the quality in England. In conclusion, both countries try to offer the best quality of education for all children, but they differ significantly in teaching quality and facilities. For students who wishing to study abroad, England could be better choice. However, the education systems in each country also have a good points and bad points, so the exchange education between two countries would be considerably. ...read more.

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