Outstanding students at international Olympiads honoured

Friday, 2021-01-08 17:13:47
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NDO - The Ministry of Education and Training held a ceremony in Hanoi on January 8 to honour the Vietnamese winners of international Olympiads in 2020.

According to the organising board, over recent years, the education sector has actively implemented fundamental and comprehensive education and training renovations, including effectively implementing its selection of excellent students atnational level to participate in regional and international Olympiad competitions.

In the 2016-2020 period, the Ministry of Education and Training sent many delegations of Vietnamese students to participate in the competitions, garnering 170 awards, including: 54 gold medals, 68 silver medals, 40 bronze medals, and eight certificates of merit.

In 2020, in the context of the complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, Vietnamese teams competed in online international Olympic contests with five groups of students, 100% of whom won prizes with nine gold medals, eight silver medals, five bronze medals and two certificates of merit, bringing glory to the country.

The commendation ceremony is a meaningful event, creating a pervasive power, inspiring students across the country to striveforward in their learning. It also shows the spirit, responsibility and determination of the education sector to successfully implement Resolution No. 29 on fundamental and comprehensive education and training renovation.

At the ceremony, the Ministry of Education and Training presented the Prime Minister’s gifts to pupils and teachers; andcertificates of merit from the Minister of Education and Training to seven organisations and 22 teachers who made significant contributions to fostering the teams participating in the 2020 Olympiad competitions. The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee also presented certificates of merit to 20 students and Youth Union members with excellent achievements while units and sponsors awarded scholarships and gifts to outstanding students at the international Olympiad contests in 2020.