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Hanoi honors exemplary teachers as Vietnam Teachers' Day approaches

Vietnam Teachers' Day is an occasion to thank outstanding educators for tireless efforts.

The Hanoi Department of Education and Training held a ceremony to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Vietnam Teachers' Day [November 20, 1982-2022], paying tribute to outstanding teachers working in the city's education sector.

This annual activity honors Hanoian teachers who have dedicated themselves to their careers and made outstanding contributions to the sector's development.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training Tran The Cuong stressed that this is an occasion to express gratitude and respect for the teachers' contributions to the community and nurturing students.

Cuong said that in the 2022-2023 school year, Hanoi will have more than 2,800 preschools and secondary and vocational schools with more than 2.2 million students. "The network of schools has been expanded, and facilities have been synchronously upgraded to the modern standard. The entire sector has more than 150,000 officials, teachers, and employees, meeting the requirements of educational innovation tasks," he added.

"Over the past five years, Hanoi students have won 675 national awards and 82 medals in international Olympic competitions. At present, Hanoi is one of the first four localities nationwide to be recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training for meeting the standard of universalizing lower secondary education," the director said.

He emphasized the role of teachers and asked them to promote good qualities and maintain examples and efforts to complete their missions with excellence.

Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Tran Sy Thanh and Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Huu Do present the Government's excellent emulation flags to typical individuals and groups. Photo: Manh Hung

For his part, Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Tran Sy Thanh said that the comprehensive achievements of the city’s education and training sector over the past 40 years are the outcomes of the teachers’ dedication, effort, and perseverance in excellently completing their tasks.

"In this ceremony, in addition to praising and rewarding many outstanding teachers in the capital city in 2022 and the period 1982-2022, we also recognize many examples of teachers throughout the generations who have quietly dedicated themselves to the noble cause," the mayor said.

At the event, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung awarded the First-class Labor Medal to the Long Bien District Sub-Department of Education and Training; the Second-class Labor Medal to the Hoang Mai District Education and Training Sub-Department, Phan Huy Chu - Dong Da High School and Viet Duc High School; awarded the Third-class Labor Medal to the Hai Ba Trung District Education and Training Sub-Department and Ms. Doan Thi Kieu Oanh, Chief Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training.

Doan Thi Kieu Oanh, one of the award winners, told The Hanoi Times that the award would encourage her teaching career. “I will keep making all effort, together with my colleagues, to build a strong education sector for all students,” she said.

 Excellent teacher Ly Quoc Hao, former Director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training (middle), receives the award. Photo: Viet Thanh

Excellent teacher Ly Quoc Hao, former Director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training, shared with The Hanoi Times that to perform the tasks well, each teacher in the education and training sector must be an example of morality, education, self-studying, and creativeness.

Vietnam Teachers' Day is an occasion to thank outstanding educators for their tireless efforts in the human cultivation cause.