According to Dr. Vu Dinh Chuan, Director of the Department of High School Education under the Ministry of Education and Training, since the beginning 7 years ago, the national contest about scientific and technological research among high schoolers has attracted a large number of students and scientists. From the starting quantity of 140 projects in 10 fields, the competition now receives 481 projects in 22 fields, an increase of 3 to 4 times. Dr. Chuan commented that theoretical knowledge only offer a student a beautiful academic record. Yet in reality, not only teachers but also learners generally lack the necessary skill of conducting scientific research, both in Vietnamese and in English. The representative of the Department of Education and Training in Soc Trang Province explained that many high schools at the moment do not have a specific budget for scientific research, and have to mobilize this money from students’ family. In addition, the projects of high schoolers still … [Read more...] about Scientific research promotion suggested in high schools
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Viet Nam News Trần Thị Thúy’s world opened up after she read a magazine that was in both Vietnamese and English. It encouraged her to learn English. She then became an English teacher. Her classroom has often been on a computer screen because she wants her students to make friends all over the world. by Mai Khuyên HƯNG YÊN — Teacher Trần Thị Thúy, 32, from Đức Hợp High School in the northern province of Hưng Yên remembered how her dream started, when she got hold of a bilingual magazine in 1999. “That was really an unforgettable moment. A new world opened up and I was inspired, so I pledged to study English as a way to help myself realise my dream,” said Thúy. Her determination empowered her to study and become a teacher of English to help local students connect with thousands of friends around the world by joining MEC (the Microsoft Educator Community). At an English class … [Read more...] about Magazine opens up the world
The Hanoitimes - Hai Phuong or Furie is one of the rare, authentic cinematic examples where execution trumps originality. Vietnamese actress to be star in US’s movie Star Wars Vietnamese actress climbs to International Movie Database top 50 popular celebs "Hai Phuong” or “Furie” has become the first Vietnamese film to be released in the US, receiving significant compliments from movie-goers and critics. Poster of Hai Phuong - Furie. Photo: Young Folks “Furie” debuted in Vietnam on February 22, 2019 and brought about VND135 billion (US$5.87 million) after two weeks. The box office is estimated to exceed VND150 billion (US$6.72 million) in the domestic market and makes the movie among the top three all-time box office successes in Vietnam. “Furie” has caught public attention amid the domination of romantic and comedy genres (rom-com) in Vietnamese theaters for years. Screening … [Read more...] about Why is a Vietnamese movie accepted in US, Canadian theaters?
Tran Thi Thuy participates in conference for innovative education on information technology platform in January 2019. Photo: Tuoi Tre The passionate teacher was recognized for her creativity, motivation, and efforts to connect poor students of her region to the international community. Thuy is also highly evaluated by her colleagues for making her lessons interactive with the help of technology that students would usually not have access to in the Red River Delta. Creativity brought her the prize Tran Thi Thuy was shocked when she found out that, out of 10,000 nominees from 178 countries, her name was on the shortlist for the Global Teacher Prize. “I still remember that one day it was pouring rain and there was water dripping to my house from the ceiling,” Thuy shared. “I was trying to figure out how to get rid of all the water when I received a phone call from a Japanese teacher asking for my email and some personal information.” It wasn’t … [Read more...] about Vietnamese woman to join global community of creative teachers
Back to English Comments Travel & Life - December 21, 2018 | 11:32 am GMT+7 A popular cultural entertainment event presented by LGBT people mocks social evils often, but it is not officially recognized. A group of gay and transwomen are making up, but this is not your typical drag queen show. Their cabaret act incorporates a form of bingo, which is popular in this country.The members of Huong Nam loto troupe are in a room on the second floor at Kasa Café, District 10, HCMC, immersed in their usual weekly pre-show routines. Some focus on drawing precise brush lines on their cheeks, others rehearse while putting on foundation, and there is non-stop banter. They are all gay men or transwomen, and they pitch their deep voices higher and their body language is overtly feminine. The two oldest performers, Nga (mirror in hand, left) and Phung (to her left) are getting dolled up for the show and so is a young performer sitting on stage. He will be the only one … [Read more...] about LGBT troupes set Saigon stages alight with cabaret-bingo shows – VnExpress International