In a working session with a delegation of Korean teachers and students on January 8, Director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training Tran The Cuong said Hanoi always takes the lead in general and specialized education, with numerous students winning national and international awards.

Students from ChungcheonBuk province of the Republic of Korea join an exchange program in Hanoi on January 8

To achieve the goal of comprehensive education and training global citizen development, Hanoi’s students are equipped with knowledge in foreign languages and computer science, he said.

Attention has also been paid to enhancing international integration and exchange with countries in the region and the world, the official said, adding that the department has signed  memorandums of understanding (MOU) on education and training cooperation with many partners from Japan, Singapore, the UK, Australia, and the RoK.

Cuong expressed his belief that the activities in the program will contribute to strengthening the friendship between the two countries’ people in general, and fostering relationships among students and schools in Hanoi and ChungcheongBuk in particular.

Kim Kyong Hui, a manager from the Education Department of ChungcheonBuk, emphasized close relations between the two localities’ departments of education and showed her hope that exchange activities in the school year will continue to nurture the relationship, helping teachers and students get insights into Vietnamese and Korean cultural traditions.

In November last year, a delegation of students and teachers from Hanoi also joined a similar program.

Source: VNA