European Union disburses 59.693 billion MMK in support of education in Myanmar

Today, the European Union (EU) disbursed €37.625 million [59.693billion MMK] to further support education reform in Myanmar. The grant is paid earlier than planned to help the Government address the exceptional needs that arose due to COVID-19 and ensure a safe return to school for ...

Germany to provide over 61 billion kip for education development

The German government will provide grant aid of over 61 billion kip (EUR 6.8 million) to contribute to educational development in Laos, with a focus on vocational training. The funding will support vocational training courses and upgrade teaching and learning in Laos through the Ministry of ...

Free private high school for under-privileged

A free private high school will be opened in Taunggok township, Rakhine State during this academic year to cater to students who are poor and cannot afford the fees.​ Sayadaw Eindapala, who heads the school establishment, said, “We cannot pay much to the teachers as ...

Laos, UK continue cooperation in education development

The Ministry of Education and Sports will continue its cooperation with the UK government in furthering the development of the country’s education sector. During his visit to Laos, Mr John Virgoe, Head of the South East Asia Department the department responsible for UK government policy ...

Laos, Thailand step up education cooperation

Laos’ Ministry of Education and Sports will partner with Thailand’s Ministry of Education to increase cooperation in education with the aim of improving English teaching skills for Lao teachers. The plan was outlined on Monday when representatives of the two ministries met in Vientiane. The ...

Australia, EU assists Laos to bolster primary education

Australia’s Foreign Affairs Department and the European Union have provided more than US$1 million to World Vision Laos to help educationally disadvantaged children complete quality basic education. Basic Education Quality and Access in Laos is a 10 year programme led by the Lao government and ...

Laos, European Union make milestone in cooperation

Laos and the European Union have reached a new milestone in regards to bilateral ties, with the eighth meeting of the Joint Commission of Laos and the EU taking place in Vientiane last Friday to discuss further cooperation. The meeting was co-presided over by the ...

Thais to sign education pact

Thailand’s newly appointed Education Minister, Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, is to visit Cambodia where he will sign an agreement on education cooperation. Mr. Teerakiat will pay an official visit to Phnom Penh on February 16 to enhance education cooperation in the region, Cambodia’s Education Ministry said.Keep reading ...

Gov't revives plan to help needy pupils

The Education Ministry plans to revive the One Ditrict, One Scholarship project to offer international education to underprivileged-students with a solid academic record to help develop their communities. Newly-appointed deputy education minister Panadda Diskul said he would approve the fifth phase of the scholarship programme, ...

Japan supports gender education in Bokeo

The Japanese government has provided grant assistance of more than US$450,381 to build secondary school facilities and support gender education in Bokeo province. A signing ceremony for a grant contract for the project took place on December 1 between the Ambassador of Japan to Laos, ...

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