Meet Nam Thanh Ngo – eduHero from Vietnam

Bio: Nam Ngo Thanh works as primary school teacher in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is a Microsoft Learning Consultant and Varkey Teacher Ambassador, having been a finalist for the 2018 Global Teacher Prize. He has authored multiple articles, and been nationally and internationally recognized for the implementation of creativity and the integration of technology into his teaching. Nam was also named Educator of the Year Asia 2017 and the winner of the 2018 Global Collaboration PLN Award. Nam is the founder of the global projects Five Safe Fingers, Everyday Kindness, STEM and #SDGs in Action


School:  Nguyen Hoang Group (NHG) is a self-contained education system from kindergarten to doctoral levels with branches located all over the nation. As one of the leading investors in private education in Vietnam, NHG has constructed and operated over 30 educational facilities in 12 provinces, meeting the needs of 30,000 students in the Group’s closed training system from Kindergarten to PhD. NHG provides a student – centered learning environment which inspires students to become responsible global citizens and life-long learners whose graduates value integrity, cultural diversity, and the pursuit of academic excellence and patriotism through aligned American and Vietnamese curriculums. 

The six core values that the school is geared towards students in the training: 

  • integrity 
  • collaboration 
  • respect 
  • initiative
  • responsible
  • lifelong learning