11/08 2021

Welcoming the new school year contest

The 2021-2022 school year begins with a very special situation when the Covid-19 pandemic affects all areas of social life. The pandemic has really put the need for greater innovation and flexibility in education. In this school year, IEDG commits to offer a curriculum adaptation, flexibility, and contextualization. This is well prepared for students the will and capacity to explore new ways of learning, foster problem-solving skills, react to stressful events, and enable a better understanding of and response to the crisis in daily life.


Celebrate and welcome to the new school year 2021 – 2022, the school year theme: “Embracing Flexibility and Innovation”.

– The contest is a place for teachers to exploit multi-faceted perspectives on new approaches of education, new educational criteria in the difficult context of reality through colleagues’ works, to find positive solutions for their class.

– Spread positive values and share teachers’ experiences of online classroom management methods and solutions to support students with different learning needs to the educational community during the new school year.

1. Topics – Form

Teachers will send their submissions with the theme “How to Embrace Flexibility and Innovation in your remote classroom.”

The submissions can be sent in the form of an essay or a video.

For essays: 250 – 650 words, with pictures attached.

For videos: 03 – 05 minutes in length.

Submissions must be clearly stated the teacher’s full name, homeroom class, or subject being taught.

Deadline for submitting: 12h00 p.m; on August 19, 2021.

The submissions will be uploaded on HRonline, WASS or PennSchool fanpage.

Voting time on social networks is from 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2021, to 5:00 p.m. on August 26, 2021.

Results will be announced on August 27, 2021, at IEDG Strategy Day

The submissions are kindly be sent to competition@indochinagroup.edu.vn

2. Prize

Category Quantity Prize
First Prize 1 20,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Second Prize 1 10,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Third Prize 3 5,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Consolation Prize 5 3,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Inspiration Prize 3 3,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Creativeness Prize 3 3,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

Media Prize 3 3,000,000 VND

+ Certificate

3. Evaluation Criteria

For the First/Second/Third and Consolation Prizes: 30% based on ideas, 30% based on the practical applicability at WASS/PennSchool, 30% based on interactions (voted on the school’s fanpage), and 10% based on the teacher’s style and perspective on the topic.

For Inspirational Prize: Voted internally by teachers and employees of IEDG on HRonline. Prizes are awarded to the submission with the highest interaction on HRonline.

For the Creativeness Prize: evaluated by the expert panel based on ideas and practical applicability.

Media Prize: Voted by the WASS and PennSchool communities on the WASS/PennSchool fanpage. The prize is given to the participant who has the highest interaction on social platforms.

Interactions on social platforms will be counted with 1 point for likes, 2 points for comments, and 3 points for shares.

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