Vietnam

„VBO“

Vietnam

Contact data

Country coordinator

Name:
Dr. Nguyen Quang Huy

Hosting institution

Quality Control Department, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
No 35 Dai Co Viet, Le Dai Hanh ward
Hai Ba Trung Dist
10000, Ha Noi
Vietnam


Structure

Appointing institution

Quality Control Department, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam

en.moet.gov.vn

Organization & structure

Quality Control Department, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam is the main organizer. The selected students have to pass 3 rounds of competition. First round is hosted by regional education departments around October. Second and third rounds are hosted by Quality Control Department, Ministry of Education and Training. The second is organised in January and the third in March every years.

Number of students in first round

Around 500 students

Tests

Round 1 and round 2 by essay, round 3 by multiple choice + essay and practical. A group of teachers and researchers from high school and university nationwide produce the test and students take the all the test in schools.

Training

The IBO preparing period is around 2 week in some universities.

Study materials

High school text book, university text book and special designed NBO syllabus

Awards & prizes

The winners will get certificates, free entrance to university.

Education

Type of students

High school students

School year

Start: September

End: June next year

Biology hours/week

1 to 3 hours/week

Hours of Classes/week

25 - 30 hours/week

Public Relations

Promotion

In October every year by letters from the Ministry of Education and Training

Promotion contact

the Ministry of Education and Training

Statistics over the years
  • 2020: 500 students from 70 schools (2% of eligible schools)
  • 2019: 495 students from 68 schools (2% of eligible schools)
Media coverage

local/national TV, journals, newspapers and website of Ministry of Education and Training