Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 94th National Day on Sunday, Burma’s President Thein Sein noted that his government will prioritise raising education standards.
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Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, launched the Suu Foundation on Sunday, together with Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh.
Education will be free at middle schools across Burma starting from the next school term, says Myo Thein Gyi, director general of the Myanmar Education Research Bureau. Speaking at the[…]
DVB Debate discusses what needs to be done to reform Burma’s failing education system.
Things might be looking up for primary school education in Burma. Although public spending for schools is still low, this year the education budget has almost doubled, and the government[…]
Oct 6, 2009 (DVB), Burma's education system focuses too much on testing and curriculum material is strictly controlled by the military government, according to an exiled Burmese education expert. Burma[…]
Aug 24, 2009 (DVB), A gay beauty contest is to be held at a top Rangoon hotel later this month to raise funds for HIV/AIDS education, according to sources from[…]
June 26, 2009 (DVB), Burmese migrants and refugees living on the periphery of Thai society could benefit from the Thai government's new plans to strengthen its education policy for migrant[…]
June 12, 2009 (DVB), United Nations' calls for urgent support for education in Burma have been reinforced by reports that schools in Rangoon are now reliant on donations from parents[…]