Laos National Assembly debates education law amendment

Government policy regarding compulsory education, foreign language teaching in primary schools, rights and obligations of teachers and students were highlights at the National Assembly (NA) debate on the amendment to the Law on Education.

The assembly took a half day yesterday to debate the latest draft amendment to the law, with the previous amendment passed in 2007.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Sports, Dr Phankham Viphavanh introduced the draft amendment.

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