HCMC carries out tasks in the new school year - HCMC carries out tasks in the new school year - Website Ho Chi Minh City
In the morning of August 14, HCMC Department of Education and Training organized a sum up conference of schoolyear 2017-2018 and deployed new tasks for schoolyear 2018-2019. Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and Deputy Chairwoman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu attended the conference.
In the schoolyear 2017- 2018, construction and development of school facilities is a top priority of educational and training sector, ensuring enough space for students in the city. The city has made positive changes in its efforts to reduce number of students/class and to increase number of students attending 2 classes/day. Till now, the city has established 264 rooms/10,000 people in their school age.
Besides, the city continues improving quality of compulsory education at primary, secondary and kindergarten, expanding network of baby boarding house for children aged from 6 months to 18 months in all 24 districts; piloting “keeping children for workers at export processing zones and industrial parks in Binh Tan and Thu Duc Districts. Now over 90% of children at primary schools can be able to access to English training courses at First Grade with rate of children awarded international foreign language and IT diplomats increasing.
Mr. Le Hong Son, Director of HCMC Department of Education and Training said in the schoolyear 2018-2019, the city’s educational and training sector has excellently completed important tasks including: implementing the project of upgrading modern learning and teaching equipment, applying IT into training system; renewing curriculums and teaching and learning method; attaching importance of educational quality; renewing financial mechanism; creating more opportunities for poor children to access to educational system, etc.
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan highly appreciated achievements of the city’s educational and training sector in 2018-2019, saying these results could not be achieved without huge efforts of mangers, teachers and personnel of the city’s educational and training sector. Especially, the city has carried out many projects, programs and breakthrough solutions to implement the Resolution 29 that brings practical results and make contributions to the improvement of quality of education and training.
Mr. Nhan added that in the coming time, the city’s educational and training sector should continue renewing educational and training sector, creating the best conditions for both teachers and students. It is a commitment of the city to allocate enough money for educational and training sector. The city is looking forward to providing tuition free secondary schools in the future.