After School, students either go to university
for 4 years or join the army for 2 years.
Many choose the latter because it's easier.
Education is for half a day unless the parents
pay more (as some working parents do, in
The hours are 7 to 11.30 or 1 to 4.30 –
6 days (not Sunday). Children work on the
farms the rest of the time.
The cost is $400 per student per annum in
Hanoi. The Ethnic Villagers are subsidised
and pay $4 per year but still many of the
villagers don’t go to school.
The Government together with the Japanese
funding is building lots of local schools
and they are all a similar design of yellowish