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  • The Leading Bilingual International School in Vietnam

    We are proud to be the only bilingual school in Ho Chi Minh City that is fully accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools).

    BVIS HCMC Trường Quốc Tế Song Ngữ

  • Confident and Independent Learners 

    Graduating with a global perspective in their learning and a great sense of pride in their heritage, our students are well-equipped to pursue their passions and ambitions wherever they choose to go.

    BVIS HCMC Trường Quốc Tế Song Ngữ

  • Inspiring Students to Succeed

    Our experienced, highly-qualified teachers ignite creativity and a love of learning in every student.

    BVIS HCMC Trường Quốc Tế Song Ngữ

  • A World-class Education

    The internationally recognised British curriculum coupled with traditional Vietnamese values makes our school unique and a very special learning environment.

    An unique and a very special learning environment at BVIS HCMC

  • Join Our School Today!

    Our friendly, committed Admissions team are pleased to assist you with any questions and requests in English, Vietnamese and Korean.

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  • An Exciting and Multicultural Environment

    Stay up to date with the many varied events that are regularly happening across our exciting school community.

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  • Get In touch with Us

    We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community.

    BVIS HCMC Trường Quốc Tế Song Ngữ

Bilingualism in the Primary School Curriculum

We firmly believe in the benefits of bilingual studying and that our students obtain unique strengths and opportunities that are not available to children who are studying in monolingual environments.

While many people believe that bilingualism is being fluent in two languages, there are many research studies that show that the method of bilingual teaching is a concept that goes far beyond that. Our specialist bilingual programme was developed in collaboration with the leading bilingualism expert to maximise the impact of bilingual teaching and studying.

While studying in a bilingual school, children are encouraged to trans-language by experienced professionals, switching back and forth between two languages. This trains different important areas of the brain and helps children to develop important skills. As a result, trans-languaging not only helps students to achieve fluency in two languages, but also strengthens their mental health and ability, improves their academic performance, and enhances their social aptitude.

Growing up in a truly bilingual setting provides a variety of benefits beyond just acquiring two languages. Preston Rybacki, BVIS bilingualism expert

Bilingual education systems are becoming increasingly popular worldwide, especially in the USA, as scientists discover more and more benefits of bilingualism for children. We are glad to be spearheading bilingual education in Vietnam, while respecting the local Vietnamese culture and exposing our students to international culture and traditions to prepare them for studying abroad.

Since the school’s opening in 2011 we have been developing seminars, materials, and approaches for bilingual studying, and are very proud to have launched the first ever Bilingual Vietnamese English Phonics programme for our Early Years and Primary students a few years ago, which has been exceptionally successful. We were delighted to become the only bilingual school in Vietnam to be fully accredited by the renowned Council of International Schools in January 2016. 


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