The ministry expects the author to "rebuild to evaluate as the first time"
Official letter from the Ministry of Education and Training signed by Deputy Minister Nguyen Huu Until September 25, 2019 To Associate Professor Nguyen Ke Hao, directing resolutions and decisions on the renovation of curricula and textbooks for general education. In which it was stated: "Textbooks are documents used to implement the general curriculum, which specifies the requirements of the general curriculum in terms of objectives, educational content as well as the quality and capabilities requirements of students. ; orientation of teaching methods and methods of testing and assessing the quality of education; Compilation and publication of textbooks by organizations and individuals is done in a fair, transparent and compliant manner right "…
The ministry's written response also leads to circular 33 containing provisions on standards, the process of compiling and editing textbooks; provisions on the organization, establishment and operation of the evaluation board … "National councils are created and operate in accordance with the provisions of circular 33 with a serious, objective and scientific spirit. , fair ', a document of the Ministry of Education confirmed and stated that in this assessment, the publisher published 5 books on 9 subjects in a class 1 program with the function of issuing textbooks. Telephone assessment. Among them, the textbooks of the Vietnamese class 1 and class 1 math textbook are edited by prof. Ho Ngoc Dai, one of the books proposed for evaluation by the Educational Publisher. As part of the first round evaluation, there are a number of book samples classified as "satisfactory but in need of repair" and some samples have been classified as "unsatisfactory".
In the case of the Vietnamese textbook 1 and mathematics 1 edited by prof. Ho Ngoc Dai, the Ministry of Education and Training's reply was: "Professor Ho Ngoc Dai was invited by the Ministry of Education and Training to hear the announcement of the results. Dialogue with each evaluation committee. At these meetings prof. Ho Ngoc Dai and his colleagues listened to the council's conclusions and had no more comments. "
The Ministry of Education and Training also refers to the provisions of circular 33 regarding textbooks, which are assessed as "unsatisfactory": "If organizations and individuals want to continue compiling textbooks, samples should be rebuilt. organize the assessment just like the first one. "Therefore, the authors of Sample Vietnamese Book 1 and Maths 1, edited by Professor Ho Ngoc Dai, can continue to improve samples in accordance with the general educational program issued in 2018. And ask for a re-evaluation in accordance with Circular 33 give books the opportunity to contribute to the cause educational innovations in the new period.
Talk to PV YouthNguyen Huu Do, deputy minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, said: "The Ministry of Education and Training is waiting for the development of Vietnamese book 1 and Mathematics 1 by prof. Ho Ngoc Dai to correct and complete the book in order to participate in the re-evaluation. . Upon receipt of this request, the ministry will set up an evaluation board, which will carry out the assessment from the outset in accordance with circular 33. "
Unsatisfied answers will continue to petition
Associate Professor Nguyen Ke Hao said that he had carefully read the Ministry's reply and said that this answer was not satisfactory. "I personally, as a citizen, scientist, former head of primary education, will continue to instruct the government in this matter," said Professor Hao.
Professor Ho Ngoc Dai said: "If I'm talking about adaptation, I'm not careful and I don't count. I didn't improve anything because it was a job that I studied all my life. For decades I had to carry out experiments, and new studies have adapted.
Professor Nguyen Ke Hao spoke to the Thanh Nien newspaper
According to Associate Professor Hao, although he is not the author of the series, but if he is the author, he can not edit, because it is no different from other books. Most disagree with the fact that the evaluation committee requires the author of the book to remove content that they believe is higher than the program, while the program is a regulation, the program is the minimum to achieve. . "The fact that students have been welcomed for many years, and now the council sitting in the conference room says it is harder and higher than the program," annoyed Associate Professor Hao.
Reporter Youth Question: "When was Circular 33 defining standards, compiling and editing manuals … did you feel inappropriate?" Professor Hao said: "When I announced Circular 33, it was only general. But building many indicators for the evaluation of textbooks, only board members know, those who are trained by the Ministry of Education and Training in the field of textbook evaluation cannot publish them in society. What's more, if corrected in accordance with the instructions of the Ministry, all textbooks "chose" the pattern … So what is the need for many textbooks? ".
According to doc. Professor Nguyen Ke Hao, with over 40 years of "life choice" and at least twice in the history of education reform (1986 and 2006), Vietnamese language book by 1 prof. Ho Ngoc Dai is the solution to overcome the situation of repetition, "sitting in the wrong class" in many places around the country. "Therefore, from a national perspective, this should be considered an achievement, not abandoned," said Professor Hao.