Outstanding teachers devote their lives to their craft

Thoroughly dedicated to their profession, great teachers do not resist the hard work and sweat that is required to improve their methods in order to help their students achieve the results they desire.  Nor do they shy away from getting to know their students, which helps them teach something just as important, how to overcome the many difficulties that life presents.

Thoroughly dedicated to their profession, great teachers do not resist the hard work and sweat that is required to improve their methods in order to help their students achieve the results they desire.  Nor do they shy away from getting to know their students, which helps them teach something just as important, how to overcome the many difficulties that life presents.

With that in mind, Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper introduces two outstanding teachers who have improved teaching methods in their Ho Chi Minh City schools.

Creating friendly environment

Bui The Hung, an English teacher at Truong Cong Dinh junior high school in Binh Thanh District, leaves deep impressions in the hearts of his students.

To help students particularly interested in studying English, Hung takes the initiative to improve the way students study English, a methodology that aims to help students heighten their communication skills not only in English, but in general.

Working as the head teacher, he emphasizes love, compassion and solidarity that helps build unity within the educational environment.

Hung organizes music performances to create a jubilant camaraderie between teachers and students, contributing to an environment that is mutually beneficial to students.

Hung, totally in love with his job, is always close to the students and by comprehending their feelings and expectations, finds ways to help them study better.

Thanks to his efforts, the graduation rate of his high school classes is between 98 – 100 percent each year.

A teacher helps handicapped children overcome difficulties

Le Thi Dung, headmaster of the Binh Minh Special School in Tan Phu District, has worked wonders at her school that provides education and care for mentally handicapped children, as well as those who are blind, deaf or suffer from cerebral palsy and other challenges.

Handicapped children play during recess at the Binh Minh Special School. (Photo:SGGP)
Handicapped children play during recess at the Binh Minh Special School. (Photo:SGGP)

She has hired an excellent teaching staff and created good teaching methods for handicapped children.

Visiting the school, which is also a boarding house, observers witness the handicapped children thrive in the loving environment Dung provides.  The staff cares for the students like secondary mothers.

From meals to study period, Dung’s program enables each child with the skills necessary to overcome their perceived defects and achieve self-confidence.

In love with her job, Dung always studies new teaching methods suitable to care for handicapped children effectively.

Dung also creates opportunities for teachers to improve their skills by instructing teacher-training courses.

To date, the school has attained many achievements including the implementation of digital lesson plans. Four teachers have been recognized by the city as having achieved the status–“outstanding teacher.”

In addition, 25 of her initiatives related to teaching handicapped children have won district-level honors.

The school’s students won prizes at the Paragames contest and earned several gold, silver and bronze medals at the National Booce event.

Handicapped children won three first prizes and three second prizes at the drawing contest.

Due to Dung’s efforts, the number of handicapped children registered to study in the school increases sharply each year.

As of now, the school has nearly 200 students.

The school plans to open two more branches with total investment capital of more than VND7 billion (US$370,000), dedicated to fostering the achievements and well-being of handicapped children.

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