Life-long learning week launched in Ho Chi Minh City

Sunday, 2018-09-30 21:36:21
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NDO/VNA – A life-long learning week was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on September 30, with multiple activities.

The week, to last from September 30 to October 7, will feature training courses for officials and workers, vocational training for rural labourers, activities to raise public awareness of law, health care and environmental protection, exchanges, contests and seminars on study promotion.

The campaign aims to popularise the significance of building a leaning society and offer more chances for life-long learning to people from all walks of life.

Le Hong Son, Director of the municipal Department of Education and Training, called on local residents to engage in life-long learning and join hands in building a learning society, thus turning Ho Chi Minh City into a civilized, modern and smart urban area that develops sustainably.

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Huu Do said over the past years, the life-long learning week has been held in many localities nationwide and attracted the participation of departments, agencies, organisations and individuals.