Hanoi, Wellington seek to foster education links hinh anh 1Scene at the meeting. (Photo: VNA)

Sydney (VNA)
– A delegation of representatives from several schools in Hanoi are on a working visit to New Zealand from February 29-March 5, with a view to promote educational cooperation and exchange of students between the two countries’ junior and senior high schools.

Phung Thi Lan, CEO of the T&L Education-Training and International Cooperation JSC – the organiser of the event, said the delegation visited and worked with representatives from schools in Wellington to discuss cooperation orientations and programmes of student exchange.

Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand Nguyen Viet Dung said New Zealand is an attractive destination for Vietnamese and international students thanks to its world-leading education.

He appreciated cooperation between schools in Hanoi and Wellington in training teachers, building curricula and the exchange of students; affirming that the embassy will enhance efforts to expand the model, thus promoting people-to-people and cultural exchange between the two nations.

On the occasion, the ten most renowned schools in Wellington decided to present scholarships worth 30,000 NZD (19,800 USD) to excellent students studying in Hanoi’s schools.-VNA