Child abuse at preschools blamed on poor management

The Hanoi Education and Training Department has announced that it will take unexpected inspection tours to privately run nursery schools in Hanoi amid complaints about the low quality of schools. On February 5, a video clip showing a teacher at Sen Vang Kindergarten in Hanoi repeatedly beating a child with a slipper appeared on the internet. One day later, Hai Ba Trung district’s education sub-department, released a decision on suspending the nursery school for an indefinite time while appropriate agencies conduct a probe on the case. At least 38 children at Sen Vang, who cannot go to school anymore, have been transferred to a school in Minh Khai Ward.

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