The ceremony welcomed more than 1,000 first members, including students, parents and many prestigious educational institutions at home and abroad to attend.
The event marked an important milestone for Victoria School in the pursuit of UNESCO's Happy School model, opening the first school year with many promises.
As a school with a global reach, Victoria School combines the essence of Vietnamese and British education with a positive learning environment and modern student-centred educational methods.
Victoria School, an inter-level school from primary to upper secondary, is proud to be an ideal and comprehensive learning environment according to the model of Happy School powered by UNESCO, with the architectural space harmonizing with nature, adhering to green environment criteria, and integrating modern facilities.
Victoria School invests heavily in technology, while the leadership team and teachers boast solid experience in the education field. The school also adopts an advanced curriculum in line with the school's educational philosophy as well as global educational trends.
The school uses active teaching methods towards competence development to help students enjoy learning, as well as confidently explore their interests and passions. It also provides practical experience programmes at the enterprises that enable future career development for students.
The school is built in a unique modern style, in harmony with nature based on the idea of "Happy Design. "Accordingly, the entire campus and function rooms are built with environment-friendly materials, enriched with green space and natural light, aiming to get students joyfully involved in learning to build knowledge, skills, personality and confidence in their own future path.
At the ceremony, Le Thuy My Chau, deputy director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training said, "The school was established to help the education and training sector in Ho Chi Minh City have a new learning environment for children. No matter how adequate the facilities are, sufficient conditions to improve the quality of teaching and learning are important factors. To strengthen the brand of the school in the following years, it depends on the efforts of the School Board, teachers and students. I have a confidence in the school’s education quality."
Le Nguyen Trung Nguyen, principal of Victoria School said, "We believe that Vietnamese children can access a world-class educational environment where they will comprehensively develop knowledge, personality and life skills, while involving joyfully in learning. We strive to provide our children with a green learning environment, the Vietnamese education programme combined with the Cambridge International School Curriculum and operate a school in accordance with UNESCO's Happy Schools model. The school is operated and managed by experienced local and international leaders, committed to providing children and parents with a quality education at reasonable fees.”
Melvyn Lim, the representative of Cambridge University Examinations and Publications said, "We would like to sincerely thank giving Cambridge the opportunity to contribute Victoria School. I believe the integration of the National Curriculum and the Cambridge International Programme will not only help students develop their academic abilities but also form in them the values of resilience, perseverance, responsibility, confidence and most importantly happiness."
In addition, with its team of top local and international experts, Victoria School believes that the school's approach to education is renewed to match the post-graduation direction of students. With the internationally standardised educational environment, modern facilities and affordable tuition fee, Victoria School is the perfect choice for students and parents. Moreover, Victoria students also have the opportunity to have practical experience at leading enterprises in Vietnam, allowing them to apply what they have learned in a professional environment while getting the necessary preparations for the future.
In the exciting atmosphere of the ceremony, Yoon Anh Thu, a Year 10 student said, "As the first students of Khai Hoan-Sai Gon South (Victoria school), we are eagerly looking forward to our new journey at this beautiful school to achieve our personal goals, and become excellent students of the happy school and global citizens of the future."
Victoria School has officially come into operation, taking the first step in the journey to perform its commitment in providing the best learning environment and contributing to the development of Vietnamese education.
Based on a campus of 15,000 square metres, Victoria School is fully equipped with a wide range of classrooms and functional classrooms, science rooms, STEAM, theatre, stadium, swimming pool and a multipurpose gymnasium, ensuring the education quality for students of all levels.
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