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Determinants of Academic Performance of Pupils in Vietnam

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


American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, Vol. 7 No. 5, 360-368
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-5-4
Copyright © 2019 Science and Education Publishing

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Nguyen Thi Thuong, Nguyen Thi Vi, 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.

Correspondence to: Nguyen  Thi Thuong, Faculty of Investment, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam. Email: thuongnt@neu.edu.vn

Abstract

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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