DVB Debate discusses what needs to be done to reform Burma’s failing education system.
Nearly 10 percent of all disabled people in Burma are currently attending high school, but their chances of getting jobs when they leave and leading independent lives are slim.
For the first time in more than 40 years, students in Burma will soon be able to learn their ethnic languages in government-run schools
Burma’s first mobile library went operational in villages outside of Rangoon earlier this week. As the first rolling library arrived in Sin Chan’s town square in Kawhmu township, children lined[…]
On 7 July 1962 students at Rangoon University staged a peaceful demonstration to protest the institution’s lackluster education standards and unfair university regulations imposed by president Ne Win. The protest[…]
Education and health sectors could see dramatic increase in spending but additional money also proposed for Burma’s military
New law allowing private schools to open in Burma contains veiled threat over teaching material deemed subversive by authorities
Statement en route to education minister in which parites demand schools in ethnic regions be allowed to teach in their native language
National League for Democracy’s tenth donation to children of political prisoners counter-balances woeful government education spending
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[…]