Contest on youth following Uncle Ho’s thought, morality and lifestyle launched in education sector

Monday, 2020-09-14 16:52:55
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NDO – A contest themed “Youth study and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and lifestyle” was launched in the education sector on September 14.

The national-scale event is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Education and Training, the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education, and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee.

Speaking at the event, MOET Deputy Minister Nguyen Huu Do said that the contest aims to accelerate the study and following of Uncle Ho’s ideology, morality and lifestyle among teachers, educational managers, students, youth union members and younger generations. It is also part of activities to effectively implement the project “Strengthening the education of revolutionary ideology, morality and lifestyle for the youth, teenagers and children in the period 2015-2020,” he said.

In terms of the contest format, candidates will take online multiple-choice tests on the website, going through three rounds of competitions, including a qualifying round, semifinals and the final.

They will register to create accounts and log into the contest’s website according to three groups, including Group A, for students at secondary schools, high schools and regular education centres; Group B, intended for students from universities, colleges and academies nationwide, and overseas Vietnamese students; and Group C, for educational managers, lecturers, young teachers, youth union members and young people aged below 35 (not subject to Group A and Group B).

The major topics of the contest include President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings to younger generations; his thought on Vietnamese education; lessons on Ho Chi Minh ideology, morality and style; the basic contents of Uncle Ho’s Testament; President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts on the Vietnamese seas and islands; the basic contents of professional ethics standards according to President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, morality and style; and the achievements obtained in the cause of national construction, protection and development under the leadership of the Party, especially in the 34 years of Doi Moi (Renewal) (1986-2020).

A qualifying round will be held between September 14 and November 1. After each week, the organising committee will announce the week’s winners. The semi-finals are slated for November 9-15, while the final round and award ceremony are scheduled to be held on December 12 in Hanoi.

During each of the four qualifying weeks, 10 prizes will be presented to the top 10 scorers, including one first prize, three second prizes and six third prizes. The final round will feature 30 prizes per group – one first prize, three second prizes, six third prizes and 20 fourth prizes.

Ten collective prizes will be given to the Departments of Education and Training of cities and provinces with the highest rate of students as contestants. In addition, 30 schools with the highest rate of participating students will also be honoured with prizes from the organising committee.