Schools urged to change parents, students’ mindset of sports

The Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City urged schools to be proactive in raising awareness among parents and students about the importance of sports.

A sport class in Binh Tay Junior High School in District 6 (photo: SGGP)

A sport class in Binh Tay Junior High School in District 6 (photo: SGGP)

Moreover, schools are assigned to have a detailed plan targeting that all students must play a sport.
This is part of the department’s direction of sport activity orientations in schools for the academic year 2018-2019. As per the direction, senior high schools should sign agreement with culture- sport centers to implement the plan in the period 2018-2020.
Additionally, the Department asked schools to take heed to increase students’ physical activity during school physical education.
Schools should be proactive in raising awareness among parents and students about the importance of sports and then, schools will set a target that each student can play a sport.
Schools need to have different activities of sport clubs to attract students in extra-hours; especially preschools.
Accordingly, the Department requested all schools to repair facilities and buy more sport equipment as well as sport teachers must take part in fresher courses to promote physical education in schools.

By THU TAM - Translated by ANH QUAN

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