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Singapore International School in Le Chan, Hai Phong – Groundbreaking Ceremony

HAI PHONG, 05 APRIL 2024 – KinderWorld International Group (KinderWorld) held a groundbreaking ceremony for Singapore International School in Le Chan District, Hai Phong this morning. The ceremony was graced by the presence of Mr. Le Tien Chau, Party Secretary of Hai Phong; Mr. Le Khac Nam, Vice Chairman of Hai Phong People’s Committee, Mr. Le Anh Quan, Standing Vice Chairman of Hai Phong People’s Committee; Mr. Ian Tan, Charge d’affaires of the Singapore Embassy in Vietnam, and other leaders from local Departments, Agencies, and the District. This event marks the 16th Singapore International School and KinderWorld’s entry into the third-largest city of Vietnam.

Groundbreaking ceremony of Singapore International School @ Le Chan, Hai Phong

Situated on a 3.04-hectare land, Singapore International School @ Le Chan, Hai Phong (SIS @ Le Chan) will be constructed in two phases. The first phase of the school will comprise of the first classroom block and world-class school facilities including the multipurpose sports hall, swimming pool, football field and auditorium. The school is scheduled to commence operations in August 2024. With the completion of additional classrooms and complementary facilities in Phase 2, SIS @ Le Chan will be one of our largest campuses in Vietnam, providing through-train education for a capacity of 1,500 students from Preschool to High School.

Mr. Ricky Tan, Chairman of KinderWorld International Group, said: “Today marks a significant milestone for our company, with the groundbreaking of Singapore International School in Le Chan, Hai Phong. We believe that this campus, with world-class school facilities and internationally recognised curriculum, will contribute towards the future growth of this vibrant city. We are appreciative of the tremendous support from the leaders of Hai Phong and Le Chan District. Going forward, KinderWorld remains steadfast in our investment commitment in Vietnam, thereby contributes towards the country’s long-term development.”

Mr. Ricky Tan in his speech at the Groundbreaking Ceremony

“To meet the city’s long-term goals, Hai Phong has strived to create favourable conditions for companies to invest in building and developing high-quality, international-standard schools, offering multi-level education throughout the city. Today’s event is a strong testament for these efforts. Singapore International School is the first school following the K-12 model in Hai Phong city. Once completed, the school will meet the educational needs for children of foreign experts, foreign investors, and workers residing and working in Hai Phong, as well as the demand for high-quality education from students and parents in the city and neighbouring areas. This project has received special attention and guidance from The Party Secretary, Mr. Le Tien Chau, with all investment procedures being completed in the shortest possible time,” said Mr. Le Khac Nam, Vice Chairman of Hai Phong People’s Committee.

Mr. Le Khac Nam in his speech at the Groundbreaking Ceremony

KinderWorld started its first school in Vietnam in the year 2000 and has had a track record of 24 years in offering internationally recognised programmes through our Singapore International School campuses. Students will have the options to study the International Programme which closely follows the Singapore and Cambridge standards, or the Integrated programmes which combines the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) subjects with a range of international subjects and soft skills training.

Overall perspective of the Singapore International School @ Le Chan, Hai Phong

Singapore International School @ Le Chan, Hai Phong is the first development as part of KinderWorld’s vision in developing international school campuses, together with a comprehensive vocational training centre, an outdoor education and ecotourism site in the city. With this, the Group expects to contribute towards human capital development in Hai Phong city.


About KinderWorld International Group

KinderWorld International Group (KinderWorld) started its first childcare centre in Singapore in the year 1986. At present, KinderWorld is the largest owner-operator of foreign-invested international schools in Vietnam, offering educational programmes from preschool to high school and university foundation. As part of its holistic approach to education, KinderWorld also operates higher education entities namely SISH Institute (Singapore) and Pegasus International College (Vietnam). It also partners with Outward Bound Vietnam for outdoor experiential learning programmes.

KinderWorld believes that education should equip our students with the essential knowledge and skills needed for a technology-driven and globalized world and at the same time preserve and nurture the significant values and cultures of Asia. Our students’ excellent achievements reflect KinderWorld’s ability to provide quality education and prepare students for life-long learning and global citizenship.

Media Contact:

Ms. Nguyen Le Ngan – Deputy Director of Corporate & Business Development, KinderWorld Vietnam JSC
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