This study aimed to clarify situation of organizing stem activites in vietnamese schools. Methodology regarded the survey research and document analysis the study aimed to clarify 1) situation of organizing stem activities in vietnamese schools, 2) existing ideas of problem-solving capacity as stem education evaluation framework, and 3) developing framework of stem education orientation. Samples inclued total of 58 teachers and 628 students of these schools: hai ba trung high school, nguyen tat thanh high school and van lang high school in hanoi; thai nguyen high school, dong hy high school, gang thep high school, luong ngoc quyen high school, luu nhan chu high school, dai tu high school in thai nguyen and other nearby high schools. The findings revealed that some of teachers’ awarenss on stem activities including stem, stem education, stem festival, and stem club. And, low teachers’ awareness on stem activities included stem occupation, stem resources, and robotics competition. The reality of developing problem-solving capacity in schools was provided in small frequency. It found that the the ministry of education and training (vietnam, 2018) provided some ideas of problem-solving capacity as stem education evaluation framework. And, the moet framework and literatures suggested an stem process of teaching science according to stem education orientation. Published under licence by iop publishing ltd.