HCMC enhances cooperation between private centers, public schools

In the academic year 2019-2020, Ho Chi Minh City education sector will enhance cooperation between public schools and private foreign language teaching centers to improve teaching quality of foreign language and IT through extra-activites, life skills and creativity & innovation.

A class with foreign teacher in VNUHCM (Photo: SGGP)

A class with foreign teacher in VNUHCM (Photo: SGGP)

The information was released at a conference to review the school year 2018-2019 and mission for the new school year organized by the municipal Department of Education and Training yesterday.
In the school year 2019-2020, there are 1,321 institutions offering English language and IT courses in the city; 2 percent of which are foreign-invested facilities.
Head of the Continous Studying Department Ho Phu Bac said that last year, inspectors paid unscheduled visits to all centers offering English language and IT courses in districts 1, 2, 9, 12, Tan Binh, Tan Phu, Go Vap and Hoc Mon.
As a result, eight of them were asked to stop activites, remove the signboards and advertisement as well as pay fines of VND142 million ($6,119)
Moreover, inspectors addressed some violations in 14 other facilities and solve learners’ and laborers’ rights in these facilities.

By THU TAM - Translated by ANH QUAN

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