Presenting certificates of merit to students winning at the Russian language Olympiad in 2014 (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Teachers from northern high schools for the gifted and foreign language universities were updated on regulations on the 14th Russian language Olympiad in 2017 at a workshop in Hanoi on September 19.

Hosted by the Russian Culture and Science Centre in Hanoi , the three-day event is hoped to help teachers become familiar with the examination and learn about requirements of the test under the instruction of Russian teachers and experts from the centre, who are in charge of Russian language development and education programmes.

Shafinskaya Natalia, acting Director of the centre, briefed participants of new points of the test, announcing that representatives from the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training will be included in the exam’s jury.

The joining and winning at the contest, which is slated for March 2017, will make it easy for candidates to achieve the Russian Government’s scholarships to pursue study in Russia .

In 2016-2017 academic year, the Russian Government has provided 855 bachelors and Ph.D. scholarships for Vietnam. The figure is expected to increase to 1,000 in the next academic year.-VNA