Nearly 23 million students and pupils across Vietnam began the new 2022-2023 school year on September 5 with a very special atmosphere after the challenges of the last two years.
In Hanoi, more than 2.2 million students and pupils welcomed the new academic year on September 5. Most of the schools held simple welcoming ceremonies with a joyful atmosphere.
At around 7am, nearly 1,900 students at Linh Dam Secondary Junior School joined their opening ceremony for the new school year.
|Nearly 1,900 students at the newly-built Linh Dam Secondary Junior School enjoying the opening ceremony |
"After two years of staying at home, I am very happy and joyful to take part in the opening ceremony for the new academic year today. I expect good results this year," said a student at the school.
The country’s leaders shared the joy with teachers and students nationwide. Specifically, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Minister of Education and Training attended the opening ceremony for the new school year at the High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi University of Science (HUS), Vietnam National University.
HUS High School for Gifted Students has a 57-year development history. Currently, the school has about 1,700 students who have won many medals in international competitions. In 2022, the school won seven gold medals and one silver at such events.
|State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc beating a drum to kick off the new school year at the HUS High School for Gifted Students |
To ensure a successful school year, the state president asks the education sector to further step up its innovation in a comprehensive manner in line with the spirit of the resolution of the 13th Party Congress.
Accordingly, the Ministry of Education and Training will focus on synchronous innovation, goals, content, curricula, and methods of education and training to boost modernisation and global integration.
It is pushing for the comprehensive development of students' abilities and qualities, thus creating high-quality manpower to meet the new requirements of the country’s socioeconomic development and the nation's need for science and technology.
Similarly, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the opening ceremony for the new school year at Doan Thi Diem primary school in Hanoi.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh sharing the joy with teachers and students at Doan Thi Diem primary school in Hanoi |
In the south, Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 1.7 million pupils and students for this school year, up by over 20,000 from 2021-2022.
In the central region, Danang City opened its doors to nearly 275,000 pupils and students from preschools to high schools.
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