Ministry requests handling of incident of violence at international school

The Ministry of Education and Training has just issued the official letter No. 2217 to the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City requesting the handling of a violent incident among students of the American Academy International School (ISHCMC-AA ).

Accordingly, the Ministry of Education and Training proposed to the Municipal People’s Committee to order relevant agencies and functional organs to promptly verify information and handle the case promptly and in accordance with regulations, ensuring safety and by stabilizing the psychology of students, teachers and parents.

The Ministry of Education and Training requires a report on the processing of the file sent to the ministry before May 31.

Reports of the seventh student of American Academy International School (ISHCMC-AA) in An Phu ward of Thu Duc city severely beaten by a friend on May 26 have been widely shared on social media in recent days.

Ms THT, a parent of a child studying at this school, said her daughter was assaulted by a classmate on the school premises. Not only that, when the classmates came out to dissuade and defend Ms. T’s daughter, they were also assaulted by the other female student.

Earlier, the violent incident occurred during a field trip of the students of this school in the tourist area of ​​Ho Tram, in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau. Due to a seat-taking misunderstanding that led to friction, a seventh-grade girl was beaten and kicked in the chest by an eighth-grader. Three other students who intervened in the assault were also beaten.

Currently, the four students mentioned above are in a panic, have tight chests, and have scratches and bruises on their bodies.

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Education and Training said it worked with Thu Duc City’s Department of Education and Training on the above incident. In the immediate future, the Department of Education and Training of Thu Duc City will coordinate with the school to investigate the incident and, at the same time, take measures to ensure the psychological safety of the students involved. .

Source: SGGP