Nhan Dan Newspaper wins two journalism awards for education

Nhan Dan Newspaper has won a second-place prize and a consolation prize in the 2022 national journalism awards on the cause of Vietnamese education.
The awarding of the special prize.
The awarding of the special prize.

The awards ceremony took place on November 9, when the organisers presented one special prize, four first-place prizes, eight second-place prizes, 12 third-place prizes and 28 consolation prizes.

The special prize went to a group of reporters from the Vietnam Television Centre in Ho Chi Minh City, with a series on southern students who travelled to the north for education after 1954.

Nhan Dan won one the second-place prize for a report on the dilemma of teacher surplus and shortage and a consolation prize for a series on the efforts to eradicate illiteracy in the high mountains.

The journalism award on the cause of Vietnamese education is held annually by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) to honour the best journalism works about the education sector.

In 2022, the organisers received 800 works in four formats: print newspaper, electronic newspaper, radio broadcasting and television, from which 80 works were shortlisted for the final round.

According to MOET Deputy Minister Ngo Thi Minh, the awards were presented at a meaningful time when the country is holding many activities to mark Vietnamese Teachers’ Day.