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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(5), 360-368
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-5-4
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Determinants of Academic Performance of Pupils in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Thuong1, , Nguyen Thi Vi2 and Le Thuy Linh3

1Faculty of Investment, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam

2Faculty of Economics, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam

3Faculty of Foreign Languages, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: May 20, 2019

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Nguyen Thi Thuong, Nguyen Thi Vi and Le Thuy Linh. Determinants of Academic Performance of Pupils in Vietnam. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(5):360-368. doi: 10.12691/education-7-5-4


This paper investigates determinants of academic performance of pupils in Vietnam by applying multivariable regression and Probit models on the Lower Secondary Education Development Project’s dataset. It is found that that the characteristics of pupils, their parents, school, and community are important factors affecting academic performance and the probability of getting the national education standard. Based on empirical results, recommendations are given to promote academic performance and enhancing the national education standard in Vietnam.

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