In the 2017-2018 school year, Ha Noi had a total of 2,641 education establishments and 1.9 million students. Over the past school year, the city has had 130 more national standard schools, exceeding the assigned target by 50 schools, increasing the rate of national standard schools to 62%.
In addition, Ha Noi was recognized to meet standards of universal pre-school education for five-year-old children, universal primary education at level 3, universal secondary education at level 2 and illiteracy eradication at level 2.
Notably, the city’s students gained remarkable achievements in International and regional Olympiads with a total of 138 prizes and medals.
Moreover, over the past school year, the education and training sector has renewed contents and strengthened vocational education in high school education.
In the school year of 2018-2019, the sector set following key targets: tightening discipline, democracy in schools; building safe, friendly education environment and strengthening prevention and control of school violence; focusing on improving the quality of education, especially moral education, living skills for students, etc.
Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy speaks at the conference.
Speaking at the conference, Ngo Van Quy, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee recognized the results of the education and training sector over the past school year.
He requested the sector to continue promoting the achievements and overcoming shortcomings, weaknesses in an effort to fulfill missions of the school year of 2018-2019.
He urged the sector to focus on carrying out a number of major tasks for the new school year, such as bringing sources into full play to develop high-quality human resources so as to fulfill targets of the Capital’s socio – economic development; maintaining the gained achievements and taking the lead in basically, comprehensively innovating education and training; building many new models on education and training; reviewing and supplementing the planning of school networks through the city; investing schools, upgrading toilets, planting more trees and creating green, clean and beautiful pedagogical environment.
Besides, the sector should pay special attention to training officials, teachers and improving their professional kills, ethics; fostering national and international excellent students in addition to improving the quality of mass education, the Vice Chairman noted.
Vice Chairman Ngo Van Quy stressed the support for schools in difficult areas, especially in flooded districts of Chuong My, Quoc Oai to prepare for the new school year.
He also expressed his belief that the sector will continue to have strong development with many great achievements, contributing to successfully implementing socio-economic targets along with the city’s Party Organization, administration and people.