Project improves Vietnamese teac
Project improves Vietnamese teaching for expatriates
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project improving the teaching
of Vietnamese for people living abroad.
The project aims to
raise awareness among Vietnamese expatriates about the significance and benefits
of learning the mother tongue to preserve the country’s culture.
Organisations and individuals are encouraged to open classes for overseas
The project plans to build a six-level curriculum, with each compiled into
It will revise two books, namely “Tieng Viet vui” (Vietnamese is fun) and “Que
Viet” (Vietnamese homeland), and launch book writing contests in areas with many
The bilingual Vietnamese teaching materials will be promoted through culture-art
exchanges, religious practices, and rituals of Vietnamese people.
The project will launch professional training courses for teachers and provide
them with useful materials online as part of the project “Intensifying teaching
Vietnamese online to overseas Vietnamese” approved by the Prime Minister.
It suggests diversifying teaching classes, including short-term classes in the
host countries or summer camps in Vietnam.
Teaching Vietnamese on television and radio should be reformed, while
extracurricular activities should be increased such as contests on Vietnamese
history and culture, organising trade and tourism fairs and exhibitions,
building Vietnamese libraries and bookshelves at schools with many overseas
Agencies should build evaluation tools and testing software, and grant
Vietnamese certificates for overseas learners.
According to the Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Committee under the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, more than 4.5 million Vietnamese nationals reside in over 100
countries and territories around the globe./.