Ho Chi Minh City - The Association of Vietnamese People in Thailand and the Vietnamese community in Mukdahan province held a ceremony on November 11 to honor Vietnamese Thai teachers for their significant contributions to teaching the Vietnamese language in Thailand. This event was organized in recognition of the upcoming Vietnamese Teachers' Day on November 20.
According to Vietnam News Agency, Vietnamese Consul General in Khon Kaen, Chu Duc Dung, extended his best wishes to the Vietnamese Thai teachers, commending their dedication and experience in maintaining Vietnamese language education. He acknowledged their role in fostering national pride and connecting the younger generation with their homeland.
Nguyen Ngoc Thin, Chairman of the Association of Vietnamese People in Thailand, highlighted the challenges faced by the first generations of Vietnamese in Thailand who established 'camps for kids' and organized Vietnamese language teaching for their children. The Party and State of Vietnam have recognized the contributions of these teachers, arranging visits to the homeland and training courses to help sustain the Vietnamese language among the Thai Vietnamese community.
Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, responsible for the education board of the Vietnamese association in Udon Thani province, mentioned that after a pause due to COVID-19, Vietnamese language classes have resumed in the province with eight classes, more than 30 students, and ten teachers.