Social Resources Mobilization for General Education Development: A Case Study for Secondary Schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Thanh Dac Nguyen Ho Chi Minh University of Education, Vietnam
  • Phuong Nam Nguyen Hanoi National University of Education, Vietnam

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https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.34

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Nguyen, T. D., & Nguyen, P. N. (2021). Social Resources Mobilization for General Education Development: A Case Study for Secondary Schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Vietnam Journal of Education, 5(2), 21–28. https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.34

Abstract

The mobilization of social resources for educational development in schools is considered an important demonstration of the roles and responsibilities of parents and the community for the cause of education. This paper describes the frequency and efficiency of nine categories of social resources mobilization used in secondary schools in the South of Vietnam. The research team identified the reasons for and methods by which the mobilization of social resources takes place in six secondary schools in Southern Vietnam. We combined a questionnaire, completed by 202 school teachers and school managers, with in-depth interviews, observation and document analysis. The results showed high levels of both implementation and efficiency (scale reliability Cronbach’s alpha 0.93 and 0.92) of the mobilization of social resources, revealing a high interest in and engagement with social resources mobilization by social educational forces. Based on those results, we make a number of suggestions for improving the efficiency of this work, particularly in the South of Vietnam in reality.

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2021-06-29

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Nguyen, T. D., & Nguyen, P. N. (2021). Social Resources Mobilization for General Education Development: A Case Study for Secondary Schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Vietnam Journal of Education, 5(2), 21–28. https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.34

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