In accordance with information from Tuoi Tre, Vnexpress, Vietnamnet, On the morning of Might 25, earlier than the feedback of some Nationwide Meeting deputies in regards to the inadequacies of textbooks, the value of textbooks elevated by 2-3 occasions, on the group dialogue session of the Nationwide Meeting, Minister Nguyen Kim Son spoke for that: “This I wouldn’t have to justify or clarify to the enterprise, however present info for delegates to know extra.”
He stated that when evaluating ebook costs, it’s essential to check related bookshelves, that’s, examine the costs of latest books compiled beneath the 2018 basic training program with one another.
For instance, books for grades 1, 2, 3, 7, 10 are newly compiled and socialized based on the coverage of the Nationwide Meeting. These kind of books are compiled with bigger format, higher paper. The method from compilation to introduction, testing, and launch is all finished by companies, then declares costs with the Ministry of Finance.
“The third, seventh grade, tenth grade books of Training Publishing Home this yr with intense path have been lowered by 10-15% in comparison with the corresponding new books of final yr, whereas the fabric price gasoline, gasoline will increase”Mr. Son acknowledged.
As for the textbooks beneath the 2016 program, the value is decrease than the brand new ones, as a result of the state helps cash for a lot of levels comparable to compilation and appraisal. Previous books are small, paper is worse. So the previous textbooks price 50,000-100,000 VND; New textbooks price 200,000-300,000 VND relying on the sort.
“It is totally different in comparison with previous books, however in comparison with new program books, it is equal and extra affordable. When you examine the value of latest books with previous ebook units organized by the State earlier than, it is not truthful to say that the value of textbooks has elevated. related“, Minister Son acknowledged.
As well as, Mr. Son additionally added, the Ministry has directed the Vietnam Training Publishing Home to allocate 25,000 copies of every ebook to college students in distant areas. Nonetheless, this quantity continues to be small, and different measures are wanted. On the similar time, when the ebook was not but launched, the writer had to offer a PDF model on the web site, which college students may obtain conveniently.
“The ministry is engaged on options to make textbook costs affordable and most handy for learners”, Mr. Son stated.
Leaders of the training sector additionally affirmed that new textbooks might be reused, not used as soon as after which discarded. The Ministry has directed colleges to extend the acquisition of textbooks to maintain within the library in order that college students can use them many occasions.