Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan made a working visit to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training on November 19 on the occasion of Vietnam Teachers’ Day (November 20).

The Vice President said that education means helping students absorb not only good merits but a firm future career orientation.

The connection among schools, families and society plays a key part in ethical education for students, she said.

She urged the city authorities to improve the quality of education and training, taking families as a crucial factor in educating students.

The same day, Vice President Doan called on Nguyen Ngoc Ky, a prominent teacher with paralysed arms, who has triumphed over destiny to become the first author using his feet to write in Vietnam.-VNA