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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(5), 556-559
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-5-30
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The Situation of Decentralization for Primary Schools in Hanoi, Vietnam – From the Education and Training Department Officers Perspective

Vu Thi Mai Huong1,

1Faculty of Educational Management, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: May 12, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Educational Research in Vietnam: From Fundamentals to Application)

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Vu Thi Mai Huong. The Situation of Decentralization for Primary Schools in Hanoi, Vietnam – From the Education and Training Department Officers Perspective. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(5):556-559. doi: 10.12691/education-6-5-30


The decentralization of primary schools involves the school being empowered to perform most functions from the central, provincial to district, they are also responsible for the functions assigned. The situation of empowerment of primary schools in Hanoi, Vietnam from the perspective of Education and Training Department officers shows that Vietnam has initially approached the trend of decentralization. Decentralization activities have taken place and legal guidelines have been issued. However, the regulations have been limitted the rights of school level. The role of the district level has been high. The schools are still the executing unit and they do not have accountability and responsibility.

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