The first round of the Vietnam school survey was conducted in 2011-12 with a sub-sample of the Younger Cohort children studying in Grade 5 together with a sample of their peers. The final sample is formed of 3,284 Grade 5 pupils in 176 classes in 92 school sites (both main and satellite sites); 1,138 of these pupils are Young Lives index children. The survey was designed to take place in two waves, the first at the beginning of the school year, with a second wave of follow-up tests to assess progress towards the end of the same school year. Itaims to offer information about the relationship between children's backgrounds and their learning progress during the school year in Maths and language.
A second round of the Vietnam school survey took place in 2016-17, conducted in two waves at the beginning and the end of the school year. Read this report of our findings.
Survey Documentation and Questionnaires:
The survey instruments included data collection at the school, class and pupil level, and involved the head teacher, class teacher, and pupil.