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
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Leaders of the International School @ ParkCity Hanoi cut the ribbon at its inauguration ceremony. — VNS Photo The International School @ ParkCity Hanoi (ISPH) was officially opened on Friday in Hà Nội, bringing the newest international school to the capital over the past three years. ISPH becomes the second international school launched by the ParkCity Group, following in the footsteps of the International School @ ParkCity Kuala Lumpur (ISPKL), which opened in Malaysia in 2011. ISPKL now has more than 1,100 students representing over 50 nationalities and was recently graded “outstanding” in all eight standards and awarded Gold status by ISQM Accreditation (International Schools Quality Mark). Both schools employ teachers of the very highest calibre. ISPH’s Leadership Team is able to draw on extensive international experience, including many years working together previously at ISPKL. Located in ParkCity Hanoi urban area in the western fringe of … [Read more...] about The newest UK style international school opened in Hà Nội
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?
8 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE MARQWyndham Soleil Danang officially launches Nimbus TowerTHE MARQ – A PEACEFUL OASIS IN THE HEART OF DISTRICT 1BIM Land has signed 2 offshore loan agreements worth USD 137.5 millionBamboo Airways welcomes first Airbus A320neo aircraft in “Fly Green” livery CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, has reached a significant milestone of 25 years of operations in Viet Nam. On 14 November, CapitaLand celebrated this journey of transformation with a gala dinner with about 400 distinguished guests in attendance. The event was graced by Roy Kho, Consul-General of Singapore in HCM City, as well as representatives from CapitaLand, business partners and key stakeholders of the company. CapitaLand’s journey in Viet Nam began in 1994, with the introduction of Somerset West Lake in Ha Noi. After 25 years of operation, CapitaLand’s portfolio comprises two integrated developments, close … [Read more...] about CapitaLand Vietnam celebrates its 25th year of operations and pledges S$25,000 to further its commitment to CapitaLand Hope Schools in Vietnam
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