|The Vietnamese team won four gold medals at the first International Science Competition in Penang, Malaysia. — VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese students won four gold medals at the first International Science Competition (ISC 2018) recently held in Malaysia, according to Hà Nội’s Department of Education and Training.
The national team including 60 students from three Hà Nội secondary schools, namely Trưng Vương, Ngô Sĩ Liên and Nguyễn Du, won nine silver medals, 24 bronze medals and 23 consolation prizes.
The gold medals were won by Đặng Hữu Hoàng Nguyên and Trịnh Diệu Linh from Trưng Vương Secondary School and Nguyễn Lê Hà Anh and Lê Thảo Linh from Ngô Sĩ Liên Secondary school.
In the team category, seven of the 16 Vietnamese teams pocketed medals, winning two golds, two silvers and three bronzes.
ISC 2018 was held by the Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) Educational Innovation Development in collaboration with the Malaysian Education Department for students between 13 and 16 years old from around the world.
The competition, which took place in Penang, Malaysia on November 24-27, drew the participation of 105 students from Việt Nam, Indonesia, the Philippines and host nation Malaysia.
ISC 2018 provided a platform for students to learn from each other and develop their knowledge and interests in science and technology, with their performances benchmarked against standardised assessment criteria that are recognised globally. — VNS