Violympic: Nurturing passion by technology

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“The biggest goal of Violympic is to nurture the Vietnamese students’ mathematics passion. By applying technology, the contest did bring a new interesting learning method. In the following years, FPT commits to boosting up the application of big data and virtual reality technologies into the organization of Violympic”, Mr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of FPT Corporation stated at the Honors and Awards Ceremony of the Contest of Online Mathematics and Physics – Violympic 2017 – 2018 school year.

People’s Teacher Mr. Vu Huu Binh and FPT Chief Technology Officer Mr. Le Hong Viet awarded certificates of award to outstanding students. Source: chungta.

The Honors & Awards Ceremony of Violympic 2017 – 2018 for Northern students took place in the morning of May 19 in Hanoi, on the theme of “10 years of lighting a passionate flame on Math”. There was an attendance of Mr. Nguyen Van Phuc – Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, Mr. Truong Gia Binh – Chairman of FPT Corporation, Mr. Le Hong Viet – Chief Technology Officer of FPT Corporation, Mr. Vu Huu Binh – People’s Teacher, teachers and about 600 outstanding students and their families from the provinces.

Violympic is an online intellectual competition and presided over by Ministry of Education and Training, and hosted by FPT Corporation and FPT University from 2008 to date. It’s held for students in grades 1 through 12 all over the country. After the 2016 -2017 school year, Violympic has promoted opportunity of online practice and knowledge exchange for the students in Physics, apart from Math in Vietnamese and English. Until now, Violympic has welcomed the participation of approximately 50 million students and become the most reliable brand of online Mathematics competition.

In the 2017 – 2018 school year, over 10,000 students from 49 provinces and cities attended the final of the Violympic. Among them, 2,151 students achieved in 3 sections: Math in English, Math in Vietnamese and Physic. Hanoi was the city that achieved the highest performance, the following provinces respectively were Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc and Nam Dinh. The 2017 – 2018 school year also is the first time the host of Violympic Contest organized some test location in the remote areas such as Ly Son district (Quang Ngai province), Tan Uyen district (Lai Chau province), Kien Giang district (Phu Quoc province), Ca Mau province, Cao Bang province, Bac Kan province…

In 2018, to complete the mission to nurture the Mathematics and Technology passion of the young generation in Vietnam, the host applied the advanced technologies of the industrial 4.0 including Big Data, AI, Deep learning, chatbot to support the students in learning process.

In addition, the host of the contest shared that in the following time, FPT will complete Violympic edition in mobile phone and smart electronic devices; the host will apply the technologies such as virtual reality and real interaction to create a visual, lively format and to convey information in an interesting way to students…. The students can search their ranking and test history easily in the system as well as restore the accounts through their emails or telephone numbers.

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