A Finnish word for resilience and perseverance for the better
Unique programme of studies
The unique curriculum has been validated by the Finnish National Agency
The unique curriculum has been validated by the Finnish National Agency for Education as well as the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.
The validation affirms their prestige and seriousness in building VFIS
In addition, The Finnish National Agency For Education also recognizes that the vision, mission, values, teaching staff and governance model are consistent with the compulsory criteria of Finnish schools.
VFIS is proud to be an IB World School
VFIS became an IB World School in 2021, authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation to offer the IB Diploma Programme. We are excited to be the first Finnish IB school in Asia. IB World Schools share a common philosophy a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education-that we believe will encourage our students to lead rewarding personal and professional lives.
Message from VFIS Founder
"VFIS is part of Ton Duc Thang University and is the first International School established under a state university in Vietnam. Over the past 23 years, Ton Duc Thang University has gained a first-class reputation for pioneering comprehensive ethical education in Vietnam. Our enlightened leadership, skilled teaching staff and excellent facilities have produced graduates with successful track records across the world. We are now offering that pioneering spirit of achievement to students at VFIS."
Prof. Le Vinh Danh
The President of Ton Duc Thang University
Message from Acting Head of School
Our focus has always been and will always be Finnish student-centric education, developing our students as life-long learners according to our Core Values: Vitality: Strong, active and energetic spirit. Flexibility: Successful adaptation and management in life. Inclusion: Integration for development. Sisu: A Finnish word for resilience and perseverance for the better.
Mr. Tuomo Jaakkonen Acting Head of School
The first Finnish international school
VFIS is the first Finnish international school in Southeast Asia, respecting the highest standards of Finnish education.
The not-for-profit international school
VFIS is also the first not-for-profit international school belonging to a public autonomous university in Vietnam, TDTU
The happy educational philosophy
VFIS balances academic achievement with student well-being, focusing on forging spirit, perseverance, cooperation and development
Future-oriented learning programme
VFIS has a future-oriented learning programme, built on the essence of Finnish education and Vietnam’s good basic values
Facilities with educational goals
VFIS has distinguished facilities designed by experienced Finnish architects with educational goals to maximise the quality of education.
Pedagogy based on scientific research
VFIS applies a pedagogy based on scientific research, which is a prominent feature of teaching, learning and other activities.
Experts and educational professionals
VFIS recruits educational professionals with the teaching capacity based on Finnish standards and full autonomy in choosing teaching methods
Sustainable human development
VFIS aims for sustainable human development, where every student is taught to achieve academic success as they grow into global citizens.
News, Events, Activities, Announcement,..... from VFIS.
On May 11, 2023, the Embassy of the Republic of Finland led by Mr. Keijo Norvanto - Ambassador of the Republic of Finland paid a visit to Vietnam - Finland International School (VFIS) of Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU).
In Finland we do give homework, but it is only given when the teacher feels that it is necessary for the students. There is no policy that homework has to be given after every lesson, or even every week.
The Daisy Project was established by students of VFIS (Vietnam-Finland International School) dated January 2, 2022. With the purpose of helping students learn about children›s rights and learn the proper ways to behave in daily life.
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