Vietnamese Tiếng Việt | Sunday, January 21, 2018 | Advertise with Us
Text Size

When parents sow ‘seeds of violence’

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)

A research project carried out by Plan International found connections between domestic violence and physical abuse at school.

vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, vn news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, Vietnam breaking news, school violence, MOET, high school

An MOET (Ministry of Education & Training) report showed that 1,600 cases of students fighting occur every year. More and more clips with images of students fighting each other are being posted on the internet.

The clips show that students come to blows when wearing school uniforms and that students beat violently as if they are ringleaders. Not only high school students, but secondary students and fifth graders also exchange blows.

There are many reasons for students to start dogfights. If someone reports to teachers about mistakes made by another student, or refuses to let other students copy his exam papers, he will be attacked by others to take revenge. Beautiful schoolgirls also are the victims of school violence.

In late 2013, two 12th graders collaged an image of a nude student and posted it on the internet. The female student, who was believed to be the girl in the image, killed herself with herbicide.

In late 2016, five students beat one male student because the student refused to pay ‘tax’ of VND5,000 every day to them. Weak obedient students had to abstain from breakfast to be able to give money to naughty students to avoid being beaten.

The investigations of school violence cases found that most students using violence were born into families with problems. They either witness domestic violence or are the victims of violence.

A female student of HV Secondary School in Hanoi swore and beat another student without any reason. Teachers later discovered that the female student was from a poor family and the parents had divorced. The student suffered from heart disease. In this case, the student chose physical abuse to ease the pressure on her.

Experts say that teachers should not be the only ones blamed for school violence. Families play a very important role in educating students.

Vu Thu Huong from Hanoi University of Education, said children look up to parents and teachers and will ask for help in case they have problems.

“But children will feel lonely and discouraged when parents commit violence. They also feel ashamed about the behavior of their parents,” she explained.

The expert said that many parents ‘bring violence to school’: they beat their children’s friends, assault teachers and fight other parents.

In September, a parent slapped a teacher’s face in Hai Phong City and the teacher was hospitalized for treatment.


Source: Tien Phong - VietNamNet

Maybe You Also Interesting :

» Vietnamese children forced to study too early: expert

Many Vietnamese children are sent to classes by their parents at a very early age where they practice English, writing and basic math.

» The impressive statements of the Minister of Education in 2017

Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education and Training, made some impressive statements in 2017, showing his strong commitment towards reform of Vietnam education.

» Preschools told to receive 3-month olds

If the draft education law compiled by the Ministry of Education amp; Training (MOET) is approved, preschools will have to receive children from 3 months old...

Science & Education Latest

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

Our Latest Posts

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

Popular News Categories:

- Asia & Asian  |  EU & Russia  |  America & US

- Facts  |  Urban  |  Faculty  |  Environment

- Business  |  Finance  |  Market Health

- Destination  |  Cuisine  |  Arts Music

- Cinema  |  Soccer  |  Sports  |  IT & Internet

Culture & Tourism:

-> About Vietnam  |  Things To Do

-> Destinations  |  Events Calendar

-> Visa Online  |  Flights & Transport

-> Accomodation  |  Tours & Cruise

-> Find more go to Travel.VN...