Lao PDR

Total population (in thousands) 6,802 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 2,366 (2015)
Out-of-school children 55,667 (2015)
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Feature: Investment for education important factor in elevating lives of Lao girls

VIENTIANE, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- "She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around ...
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640,000 youths and adults completed equivalency programme of primary education in Lao PDR

The Government of Lao is striving to meet the twin goals of (i) exiting the Least Developed Country Status by ...
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Philippines loses at least P22B in GDP due to school dropouts — UNESCO

THE Philippines loses billions of pesos every year in foregone earnings due to out-of-school-children, a study made by the United ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

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Gender

 

Feature: Investment for education important factor in elevating lives of Lao girls

VIENTIANE, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- "She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around ...
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She was a bright girl whose potential was clouded by circumstances no pre-teen should have to face

"Viliem was struggling. Her grades, usually average, had dropped to the bottom of the class. She found herself, as just ...
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ICT in Education

 

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Innovative Financing

 

Most Marginalized Children to Benefit from New Education Grants

On Wednesday the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education approved US$260.2 million in new funding for six ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

640,000 youths and adults completed equivalency programme of primary education in Lao PDR

The Government of Lao is striving to meet the twin goals of (i) exiting the Least Developed Country Status by ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Reducing Early Grade Drop Out and Low Learning Achievement in Lao PDR

Key Findings In recent years, Lao PDR has made impressive progress in expanding access to education at all levels. The ...
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Joyful early childhood learning in classrooms of Laos

Three stops, three classrooms. Arriving at the gate of Ban Doub School, our first stop, in Ta Oi district of ...
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The art of storytelling brings learning to life for Lao pre-school children

He holds a colourful book in front of a group of expectant children in a classroom at Ban Nalek Kindergarten ...
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Private Sector

 

Small Steps and Friends-International

Small Steps Project recently announced they are working with Friends-International (NGO) "on their dump project in Vientiane, Laos." Continue reading ...
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Teacher

 

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