Lawrence S. Ting Memorial School
Dinh Thien Ly School, is a junior and senior high school located in district 7, the Phu My Hung New City Center, of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Lawrence S. Ting Memorial School was established in honor of Lawrence Ting, the founder of CT&D Group of Taiwan.
LSTS is a non-for-profit school for the Vietnamese.LSTS has 7 grades (4 grades for junior high school and 3 grades for senior high school). The first academic year was 2008. LSTS has a campus size of 2 hectares and is located right next to the Saigon South International School. In 2011, LSTS completed its second phase expansion with an addition of new buildings and facilities. Overall LSTS is designed for a student body of 1200 students. LSTS currently has an enrollment of over 800 students.In 2010, Microsoft Corporation has chosen LSTS as the first Microsoft Innovative School in Vietnam. Faculty members of LSTS participate in Microsoft's Innovative School Partnership training programs at various locations around the world. In a short span of time, LSTS has now become one of the top high schools in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Purpose of establishing this school
Dinh Truong Thien Ly junior and senior high (Lawrence S. Ting School) by the Phu My Hung Joint Venture construction investment. (A high school (also secondary school, senior school, secondary college) is a school that provides children with part or all of their secondary education. It may come after primary school or middle school and be followed by higher education or vocational training. Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_school)This is a model of educational attention, positive support from the Ministry of Education and Training, Department of Education and Training Ho Chi Minh City and the agencies involved.
School named after the late president of the Board of Directors CT & D Group and Joint Venture Phu My Hung - Dinh Thien Ly (English name is Lawrence S. Ting) - who was the President of the Socialist Republic Vietnam Nguyen Minh Triet signed the decision to posthumously awarded the Medal of Friendship 28/12/2007.
Dinh Thien Ly in 1989 to Vietnam and began the journey arduous but meaningful. With a range of visionary, extraordinary courage and exceptional bravery, he decided to invest on a large scale on a poor piece of barren land. He led a group of hard creating a change. After twenty years of effort, the impossible has become possible, the poor old fallow became an industrial, modern urban rich today.
Dinh Thien Ly is a foreign entrepreneur, investing in Viet Nam. But what he's done for Vietnam is indeed very impressive and admirable. During his life, he was always interested in education with the belief that talent is a valuable asset of a nation, care training resources will bring prosperity to the country.
After his death, his family and the company, Phu My Hung Joint Venture Fund was established to support the Lawrence S. Ting communities with the aim of contributing to sharing those unfortunate lives, the lives of poverty copper time to bring a positive contribution to the work of education reform in Vietnam prior to the integration and development.
Curriculum of the Vietnamese Ministry of Education issued towards streamlining the focus; particularly associated with international education programs; flexibility in content to improve the quality of training, integration with the world.
Namely clearance mastery goals, knowledge, methods, skills assessment testing, ... program in Vietnam from grade 6 to grade 12, conducted the study, compared with the program's some countries with advanced education such as the UK, Singapore, .... Teachers build their lesson plans on the basis that conveys basic knowledge section, the focus of the program in Vietnam; simultaneously integrate, complement and development programs abroad towards:
• Do not teach knowledge.
• Focus on fostering attitudes, emotions, learning methods department, practice your skills; acquainted with the work of scientific research, ...