In the school year 2021-2022, despite the unpredictable development of the Coronavirus pandemic, actively supporting the call for the education sector to suspend schooling without stopping learning, the High School of Education Sciences has successfully cooperated with the British University Vietnam to launch the 5th IELTS co-hortfor school students in both online and face-to-face formats, mainly online.
Although the online learning model is still in the process of continuous improvement and development, the IELTS course this year has ended with encouraging results. In the school year 2021-2022, the course has involved 142 students classified into 4 levels from Foundation to Advanced with a duration of 90 hours per level.
The course content is sofruitful that it not only familiarises students with the standardized test of IELTS, but also providesthem with seminars and workshops guiding them to acquire necessary skills and methods for self-improvement through three main sets of complementary soft skills: resilience at work, ideation and interpersonalcommunication skills.
At the end of the course, there were 89% of students passing the final exam, of which 41% achieved the final score beyond the targetband score. In particular, 8 excellent students won scholarships for the next IELTS course of theBritish University Vietnam, and 15 students with final exam results from 7.0 to 7.5 band were honored to receive Certificate of Commendation from the Principal of the High School of Education Sciences.
Although the path of learning and acquiring knowledge ofour students is still challenging, these encouraging results are a source of motivation and proof of the students' unremitting efforts. Hopefully, they will always confidently step forwardto constantly explore, and accumulate knowledge to become highly adaptable global citizens in the future.