The first prize of the innovative science competition for nationwide high school pupils in 2015 was honored, suddenly happy for 2 mountainous pupils in Hoa Binh province. Mr. Pham Dinh Man (right) guided pupil Nguyen Tuan Hung to research practically. Photo: Man Pham Two pupils class 11 found around the highland villages (as Doc Lap commune, Ky Son district) often have small stream flowing at the foot of the hill, flow and flow speed may change according to seasons, but in general these maintained throughout the year. "Therefore, they ask why they don’t use the flow energy of the stream to bring water up to serve the people?" - Nguyen Tuan Hung shared. Undergoing over 8 months (6-2014 to 1-2015) Hung and Vu studied, observed to take advantage of the existing equipments (consisting of normal bicycle motion, high pressure water pumps) and manufacture devices to bring water up by using water power. The equipment also solves the initial problem posed in the project - bring water … [Read more...] about Mountainous high school pupils manufactured a free electricity water pump
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High-school student Luu Man Nhi of Tien Giang Province won the top prize of VND7 million for the Mekong Delta leg of the 2007 "Prudential - Good Essay, Good Writing" competition co-organized by the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper and Prudential Viet Nam. Second prize of VND5 million went to Thieu Thao Ngan of Ben Tre Province. Nguyen Hoang Khanh Thi from Vinh Long Province took home VND3 million. Ten VND1-million consolation prizes were also awarded.The final round of the Mekong Delta leg, themed "Write an essay to tell a story which makes you feel deeply moved", is open to 36 contestants coming from 12 provinces and cities in the region.The award presentation will be held in Vinh Long Province on November 25. Related articles:HCMC High-School Essays Awarded"Prudential - Good Literature and Beautiful Writing" Contest Returns … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta High-School Essays Awarded Cash Prizes
More teachers at Le Quy Don senior high school in Ho Chi Minh City have come forward to reveal the dubious acts of a former school principal, recently suspended for violating enrollment protocols. Tran Minh Hung, a teacher at Le Quy Don told Thanh Nien of 17 violations Tran Thanh Van had made while she was the head of his school before being suspended earlier this week. Hung, a former physics teacher at the school, said Van opened three classes, 10A7, 10A8 and 10A9, which mostly admitted ineligible students in the 2005-2006 academic year. These students had entrance exam grades much lower than admission requirements to Le Quy Don, Hung said. The man, who originally intended to remain anonymous, also reported several other violations, including forcing students to attend courses during summer holidays, threatening teachers who reported wrongdoings and even forcing them to move to other schools. Dubious acts Some other teachers told Thanh Nien they knew that Van had told … [Read more...] about High school teachers tell all in enrollment scandal
Accusations that a senior government official used a bogus foreign degree to pad his résumé throw light on a thriving fraud industry A Vietnamese army veteran holds a bag of documents as he tours a US education fair in Hanoi in April. Many communal government officials over the age of 30 have not enjoyed the benefits of a good education system due to the aftermath of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975 and had to buy bogus high school diplomas to satisfy a nationwide program that requires all government officials to graduate high school, said an official who declined to be named. It is unclear whether or not official investigators will look into the case of Vu Viet Ngoan. The 52-year-old new chairman of the National Financial Supervisory Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 22, has rejected allegations that his doctorate degree is a phony from a cheap US diploma mill. Ngoan, who was deputy chairman of the National Assembly's Economy … [Read more...] about Diploma mills run rampant; many officials haven’t graduated high school
While private primary and secondary schools have been flourishing, private high schools in Hanoi have been narrowed significantly in scale. Luong The Vinh High School has been known as a prestigious private school in Hanoi. The school always has high percentages of students passing the university entrance exams every year. Meanwhile, it also sets very high required marks on secondary school graduates who want to study at the school. In order to obtain a seat at the school, parents have to queue up in front of the school very early in the morning to buy application forms. Dinh Tien Hoang High School is not famous for its high learning achievements, but it is still a well known brand. The way the school is following is really special: it receives a lot of naughty students. All the students refused by other schools would be welcomed at Dinh Tien Hoang School. The headmasters of the schools have both said that it is necessary to define the student targets--to draw up reasonable … [Read more...] about What way for private high schools?