Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – The Nguyen Du Lao-Vietnamese Bilingual Language School in Vientiane held a ceremony to celebrate Vietnamese Teachers’ Day on November 20. Speaking at the event, the school’s Acting Principle Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong pledged that the school will work harder so that the Vietnamese language continues to connect Vietnamese students with their homeland. A representative of the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos said the embassy and the school’s management board will create the best possible conditions for teachers in teaching, making the school a spotlight among educational institutions in Vientiane. The school is operating under the management of the Vietnamese Association in Vientiane and the Vietnamese Embassy, and the professional instruction of the Lao Ministry of Education and Sports. In 2014, the Lao ministry decided to turn the education facility into a high-quality Lao-Vietnamese bilingual language school. … [Read more...] about Lao-Vietnamese bilingual school celebrates Vietnamese Teachers’ Day
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SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 21 November 2019 - Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia will speak at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) on globalisation & de-globalisation today. Her speech will be part of the keynote address for the inaugural four-day Festival of Ideas organised by LKYSPP.Over 60 leaders from academia, public and private sectors will gather at the inaugural festival to shed light on the great public policy challenges of our time, and the need for a new trajectory of improved governance and sustained economic progress. Attracting more than 1,000 attendees participating in over 40 sessions discussing policy challenges in the world, the festival includes prominent heavyweights from local ministers, private sector leaders, foreign affairs columnists to members of parliament."Amidst changing times and shifting global power, it is important for rigorous dialogue so that we can gain deeper insights on the dynamics … [Read more...] about Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) Launches Inaugural Festival of Ideas 2019
Most of the 990 students attending the exams for the sixth grade at the Hanoi-Amsterdam School for the Gifted had a GPA of 10 for all five grades at primary school, which some say is a reflection of a dysfunctional school system. The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) will begin applying the new general education program for first graders next year. However, it still doesn't know how to train primary school teachers to make them ready for the new program. Mr Do Duc Thai There are 400,000 primary school teachers. According to Thai Van Tai, acting director of the MOET’s Primary Education Department, there are three obstacles of teacher training. First, it is difficult to mobilize teachers who are not official civil servants who receive a salary from the state, to the training courses. They are mostly teachers of informatics, English, music and arts, accounting for 15 percent of total teachers. Meanwhile, the teachers who retire in 5-7 years account for 10 percent. The … [Read more...] about ‘How to teach primary school students’ under new system: are educators qualified?
Many teachers are not trained to teach life skills, but still give the lessons at school. Three preschool children in Ha Nam province received serious burns during a life skill lesson, raising concerns among parents about the safety of life skill teaching programs applied at schools. Three preschool children in Ha Nam province received serious burns during a life skill lesson, raising concerns among parents about the safety of life skill teaching programs applied at schools. Phi Mai Thanh, a mother of a seven-year-old daughter, said she cannot make a decision about whether to send her daughter to a summer camp. Mai Lan A short course will never be enough to master life skills When the phoenix flowers bloom it is a sign of summer vacation, and parents start to search for the perfect courses and programmes to help their children grow and succeed. … [Read more...] about Parents worry about life skill lessons at school
MTA's outstanding teachers receive flowers from the school's leadership At the ceremony of the Military Techniques Academy (MTA), its Director Lieutenant General Nguyen Cong Dinh and its Political Commissar Major General Cao Minh Tien presented flowers to congratulate the school’s teachers. During the event, participants listened to the Defense Minister’s congratulation letter and a speech delivered by Major General Cao Minh Tien on behalf of the school’s leadership. In his speech, General Tien highlighted the teachers’ efforts in overcoming hardship to fulfill their assigned tasks over the past year, particularly in the areas of training and scientific research. * During the event in the Logistics Academy, its Director Major General Pham Duc Dung recalled the history and meaning of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, and at the same time delivered his congratulatory messages to the school’s teachers and educational managers. In the 2018-2019 academic … [Read more...] about Military schools celebrate Vietnamese Teachers’ Day