Children at launching ceremony of nutrition day (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi, (VNA) - A study shows that the rate of overweight and obese primary students is 29 percent while that among secondary school students and high school students is 19 percent and 9.5 percent, respectively.rate of overweight and obese primary school students is 29 percent, much higher than that among secondary school students (19 percent), and high school students (9.5 percent). Deputy head of the nutrition institution Truong Tuyet Mai speaks at the conference. (Photo: VietnamPlus) Overweight among Vietnamese students (Source: National Institute of Nutrition, Graphic by: VietnamPlus) VNA … [Read more...] about High rate of overweight and obese primary students in Vietnam: study
A Korean expert is presenting the Republic of Korea’s development and research policies at the workshop (Photo: VNA) Seoul (VNA) – The Vietnamese Students’ Association in Korea (VSAK) held the sixth annual conference of Vietnamese young scientists in Seoul on May 26, as part of the activities in response to the Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 18). In his welcome speech, Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tu pointed to the fact that the number of the Vietnamese students in the Republic of Korea is increasing vigorously to 50,000 now. They will play a key role in the development of economic development of Vietnam as well as the Vietnam – RoK relations, he stressed, expressing his hope that the conference will create a new and strong encouragement for young Vietnamese scientists in the host country. President of the association Tran Thien Quang said the event is divided into eight sessions, including one on the East Sea. This is a valuable chance for Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Vietnamese students in RoK intensify scientific research
Some say Vietnamese culture must be respected, while others say calling students by English names is no big deal An official statement from an education department leader in Ho Chi Minh City, who said giving students English names during language classes is “against Vietnam’s traditional education,” has sparked fresh debate among Tuoi Tre News readers. Unlike the controversial rule to ban audiovisual tools from English teaching in citywide primary schools, the ‘name issue’ is winning support from English teachers, native and local. Vietnamese don’t need English names Commenting on Tuoi Tre News’ Facebook Page, Michael David Kemp said he agrees “100 percent” with the idea that students not be called by anything other than their Vietnamese names. “Vietnamese names mean something and have a meaning behind them,” he wrote. “I always try to learn [how to say] my students Vietnamese names.” … [Read more...] about Phuc or Fuchsia? Should Vietnamese students have Western names in English classes?
The New Colombo Plan provides Australian students with the opportunity to gain the cross-cultural awareness and experiences that are vital in today’s globally connected workforce. Australian students undertake study and work-based experiences in Vietnam Of the 36 New Colombo Plan host countries in the Indo-Pacific region in 2020, Vietnam will receive the 4th largest group of students. This year, the number of Australian undergraduates who will have received scholarships to visit Vietnam since 2015 – the inaugural year of the program – will rise to 3,609, making Vietnam the 5th most popular destination in this program. The 47 New Colombo Plan projects in which students will participate in Vietnam in 2020 include projects in health, information technology, community development, agriculture, environmental management, innovation and entrepreneurship, and language teaching. “Over time, the growing cohort of New Colombo Plan alumni will play an … [Read more...] about 677 Australian students will come to Vietnam to undertake study and internships in 2020
Community Students with physical disabilities get safety helmets The Saigon Times Daily Saturday, Nov 16, 2019,08:08 (GMT+7) Students with physical disabilities get safety helmetsThe Saigon Times Daily Students with physical disabilities at Hy Vong Primary School play exciting road safety games at the helmet handover ceremony - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER HCMC – Nearly 200 students at Hy Vong Primary School, a school for children with physical disabilities in Go Vap District of HCMC, received new helmets and learned how to wear their new helmets properly on November 13. The helmet handover ceremony also encouraged the students to learn more about road safety through interactive games and educational activities. They were shown how to adjust the chin strap and ensure proper size and fit, and why it is important to wear a helmet whenever traveling by motorbike or bicycle. This was part of the Safety … [Read more...] about Students with physical disabilities get safety helmets