MerryStar Kindergarten follows the education philosophy of Thân – Tâm – Tuệ to create the best environment for the children’s balanced development. Children will have a healthy body and full of energy; a loving heart that can extend love around; selective and creative thinking; and can master their languages. The philosophy is a guideline for the school’s educational program. It also makes up our strong points (5Ps) and creates MerryStar Bilingual Kindergarten system’s five unique advantages that parents are looking for:

1. Program – The educational program focus on children’ Thân – Tâm – Tuệ development

MerryStar aims for an “outstanding” school model, pioneer in guiding modern and advanced educational trends both domestic and overseas in order to bring children outstanding values. MerryStar is proud to be one of the first Kindergartens in Vietnam to become “Cambridge Early Years Centre”, officially recognized by the Cambridge  International Education, pioneer in applying the Cambridge Early Years program for children between 3 and 6 years of age in Vietnam. The educational programs at MerryStar are designed to focus on students’ abilities. Competency based education (CBE) is the form of approach that creates flexible structures, allowing children to develop at their own pace. The program is frequently being researched, updated, renovated by the MerryStar Science Council and is applied to advance scientific and educational achievements of the world.

2. Personalization – The most personalized nutrition regime, health care and learning program

Differentiated instruction and a focus on each child’s speed, development and individuality are core criteria in MerryStar approach. Children are helped to promote their individual abilities in all areas of Thân – Tâm – Tuệ.

One-on-one advisory

MerryStar’s Science Council experts will assess students in a one-on-one advisory appointment when parents register children to study at school.

Parents will receive a report of children’s stature, cognition and personal skills. Experts and parents will discuss and make up a appropriate nutrition regime and learning program for children. Based on these plans, MerryStar can ensure quality of our graduates.

Parents will also have opportunities to share and exchange ideas with Vietnam’s leading education experts about how to raise children at ‘golden age’.

Assessment and flexible adjustment

Students will be regularly assessed about their physique and fitness during their time at school, so that MerryStar and parents can cooperate to adjust their nutrition and exercise regimes based on their individual stature and nutrition need following World Health Organization’s weight-for-length chart.

MerryStar builds a flexible personalized educational program to create the best conditions for children to reach their full potential.

Teachers will design and adjust an appropriate plan for each student, based on the registration assessment and regular reports, through three teaching methods of Adaptive teaching, Play-based learning and Inquiry-based Learning. Adaptive teaching is the key teaching method for all subjects at MerryStar.

3. PROOF – MerryStar is the only kindergarten in Vietnam that commits to the quality of our graduates.

At MerryStar Kindergarten, we are confident that we can help students to promote their identity and standout. We are committed to quality for our graduates based on our education program’s 20-criteria assessment.

The criteria are detailed and so that MerryStar’s Science Council, teachers and parents can easily assess students to coordinate their specific education program that is in balance with all three areas of the Thân – Tâm – Tuệ.

Graduates of MerryStar Kindergarten will develop in balance from the heart’s core values that belong to areas of Tâm and Tuệ. The development is shown through their actions, which are of the Thân area.

These are essential elements in building a strong foundation for a happy and successful future for children.

4. PROFESSIONALS – Leading experts and teachers in early childhood education in Vietnam

Consultants in specific areas

With the vision and strategy of developing to become an Excellent school – Educational Model for the community and guarantee to bring good values to Student, Parents and Teachers, MerryStar proud to gather teams of talented educators and experts with deep academic and research knowledge, full of practical experiences in teaching and educational management – responsible for developing the program and train teams of teachers at reputable educational systems in Vietnam:

Postgraduate Student Nguyễn Thị Hà – President of the Science Council at MerryStar

Top expert in the field of Kindergarten Education with over 15 years of experience in organization, operation and management of over 10,000 Kindergarten children at 22 education facilities across the country. Mrs. Nguyễn Thị Hà is the Director of the Northern Preschool Division, Vinschool Education System.

Postgraduate Student Bùi Thanh Anh – Director of Quality Control at MerryStar Kindergarten

Expert on Kindergarten Education with over 25 years of experience, used to be professional manager of public schools and 07 years of experience as Headmaster at Vinschool.

Mrs. Zoe Brachet – Kindergarten Education Master – Top language expert on developing English program for Kindergarten children – Headmaster of MerryStar Kindergarten

Mrs. Zoe Brachet has 20 years of experience working in Kindergarten Education at top reputable International Bilingual educational systems in Vietnam. Having been well-trained in Child psychology and Kindergarten Education in reputable Universities of the world, Mrs. Zoe Brachet held important leading positions such as: Expert in training International Early Childhood Education and Children Psychology Programs in America, Canada, and Vietnam; Director of Kindergarten Education Program at Large-scale education systems in Hanoi. During her profession, she also dedicated efforts to researching Children Psychology projects and developing the English language for Kindergarten children in Vietnam.

Teams of Experts in Physical Education following International Standards

Teams of Experts in NOVA GYM physical program at MerryStar are responsible for designing, supervising in development of the program, training teachers, and controlling quality of teaching with the goal to help children improve their physique and stature, develop active skills and nurture good qualities from sports.

Dedicated, understanding and professional teachers

MerryStar Kindergarten’s certificated teachers are professional and dedicated. They shared the same love of teaching children. They hope to help students to reach their full potential and build their individual learning skills.

Our teachers’ status is built from three core elements of Love, Integrity and Values and international standards for kindergarten teachers by the US National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Each teacher at MerryStar understands these three core elements and has been well trained to meet international teacher standards.

Teachers have kept training and developing their pedagogical skills and profession knowledge. Through annual updated training courses, they will clearly learn by heart assessment criteria; understand student’s psychology and personality; respect students’ personalization and create an interest in learning. Moreover, teachers are considered ‘happy cells’ at MerryStar. They will transfer message of Thân – Tâm – Tuệ to students to help them grow, promote their individual abilities and be happy at school every day.

5. PHYSICAL FACILITIES – Best facilities for kindergarten children

MerryStar Kindergarten, located at the Vinhomes Riverside 2 in a 1.200sq.m area, providesthe convenience of space, function and  This is the best environment for the children of kindergarten age to learn and to grow up in.