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Ministry, UNFPA to increase investment in adolescent girls' education

The Ministry of Education and Sports and the United Nations Population Fund have agreed to strengthen their partnership by continuing to build on their campaign titled Noi. The Ministry signed off on the Implementing Partner Agreement and 2017 Annual Work Plan with the UNFPA on ...

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 ...

LEARN project to improve learning for 35,000 disadvantaged children

Dubai Cares, Plan International Laos and Save the Children Laos have officially launched the Lao Educational Access, Research and Networking (LEARN) project to improve learning for 35,000 disadvantaged children in Laos. The project national-level launch meeting took place last week and was co-chaired by Minister ...

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 ...

Project reviews progress of basic education

The steering committee of Basic Education Quality and Access in Laos programme met on February 21 to review progress on the implementation of the project and discussed the BEQUAL plan 2017. The programme seeks to address barriers to effective participation and ensured that all children, particularly ...

Ministry to realise rural education improvements

Education improvement in remote rural areas will be realised following the Ministry of Education and Sports’ proposal to begin creating some of the necessary facilities for rural teachers. The proposal was tabled for discussion by the ministry at a meeting of education administrators on January ...

Commission resolves to produce a competent workforce

The National Human Resource Development Commission is planning to build human resources in the fields of natural science and technology to advance socio-economic development and match regional and international standards. With the ever quickening pace of development in science and technology, the commission and its ...

Laos sets ambitious education goals for 2020

Laos has set a goal for everyone aged 15-35 to complete the equivalent of lower secondary schooling by 2020, according to a government minister. Minister of Education and Sports Ms Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun revealed the ambitious plan on September 12 to mark International Literacy Day on September 8. This ...

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