Work starts on first int’l education city in Quang Ngai
15:10 | 02/04/2018

VGP - The construction of a green education ecosystem - the International Education City (IEC) invested by Nguyen Hoang Group (NHG), has commenced in Quang Ngai City in central Viet Nam.

Covering an area of 10 ha of land, the project has a total investment of VND1 trillion (US$43.9 million).

The project, the first of its kind in Viet Nam, will provide education programmes for all education levels: preschool, primary, elementary, high school, higher education, and post-graduate programmes.

The country's first-ever education complex from kindergarten to doctoral levels inlcudes Saigon Academy (SGA), iSchool, United Kingdom Academy (UKA) and School of North America (SNA).

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha stressed Viet Nam attaches importance to expanding international cooperation in human resources development, with priority given to building international-standard training and education establishments. 

The projects is hoped to benefit both people in Quang Ngai and other central provinces, he said.

Chairman of NHG Hoang Quoc Viet said with the green-space coverage of two-thirds of the area, the project is considered a complete green ecosystem with facilities for football playing, swimming, running; as well as parks and flower gardens. 

Learners will have easy access to modern education methods, he added. 

The facilities available at the complex are an indoor stadium offering a variety of sports, volleyball, basketball, tennis, badminton; a library, a multi stadium with an area of over 6,000 sq.meters with fitness room, aerobic room, roboncon club and among.

The work is considered as a green education ecosystem with football grounds, swimming pools, running paths, parks, flower and vegetable gardens, especially a zoological park and a pet garden.

Chairman of the provincial People Committee Tran Ngoc Cang said once completed, the project will contribute to improving the quality of education and training in the locality. 

He called on relevant departments and sectors to facilitate the construction, while asking the investor to strictly implement their commitment to ensuring the progress and quality of the project. 

The International Education City is expected to be completed in May, 2019.

                                                                                                                     By Vien Nhu

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