Myanmar

Total population (in thousands) 53,897 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 14,849 (2015)
Out-of-school children 284,278 (2014)
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A New Lesson to Teach Refugees

The number of children displaced from their homes is daunting, but groups are working with governments to offer a brighter ...
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Myanmar: Non-Formal Education: the only ‘second chance’ for many working children

07 Nov 2017 By Macarena Aguilar Myanmar’s 2014 census found that 20 percent of the country’s school age children are ...
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Educating for Myanmar’s Future

10/30/2017 After a half-century of neglect under military rule, Myanmar’s education system has fallen apart. Prospects for sustaining the country’s ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

I can choose my career as I like

Po Tha Jan is from the Kapyinyoe Non-Formal Education (NFE) class, Hlegu Township, Yangon Region. He is nine years old and ...
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In Burma, Children With Disabilities Struggle to Access Schools

According to a government-led national survey, approximately 60 percent of deaf people in Burma never go to school. Continue reading about the ...
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Emergency

 

Looking across the river towards a better future

A pilot project for migrant children in Mae Sot is giving them greater access to Thai schools and employment opportunities ...
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In Myanmar, the power of education to build a joint future

Thu Zar Moe, 12, lives with her father and four siblings at Thea Chaung displacement camp, near Sittwe, the capital ...
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Gender

 

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ICT in Education

 

Myanmar Mobile Project Helps Lift Young Workers Out of Poverty

YANGON —  It’s six o’clock in the evening, Saw Ku Do reviews his English lessons shortly after finishing an 11-hour ...
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Non-formal education for children out of school

Playing its part to invigorate step by step change in the status of child labour, Telenor Myanmar and partners are ...
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UNESCO supports MOE Myanmar for implementation of National EMIS Programme

As part of Myanmar’s National Programme on Education Management Information Systems (EMIS), the Ministry of Education (MOE) and UNESCO successfully ...
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Innovative Financing

 

North Devon teacher sets up in Myanmar

A Barnstaple-born teacher is hoping to set up a school on the other side of the world. Chloe Smith has ...
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Educate A Child signs agreement with United World Schools to reach over 33,000 children in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal

Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of the Qatar based Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has signed a three year ...
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Telenor raises MYR 483.5 mln in special number auction

Telenor Myanmar reports it has raised MYR 483.5 million in its first public auction of special numbers held on 25 February. Telenor ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

FLS in Action: Regional Planning Workshop to Expand Flexible Learning Strategies for Out-of-School Children in ASEAN

ognizant of the need to expand the provision of FLS in the ASEAN region, UNESCO Bangkok will organise a two-day ...
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Mother Tongue

 

Why school management matters even more than we thought

Good management in schools has a stronger effect than class sizes or quality teaching, according to new international research The ...
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Seven Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools

By Katrina Schwartz MARCH 16, 2016 There’s a growing consensus among students, parents, teachers and education leaders that the current education system ...
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Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World

Renee Hobbs It's time for schools to upgrade and reinvest in media literacy lessons. In the summer of 2016, I ...
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Partnership

 

A New Lesson to Teach Refugees

The number of children displaced from their homes is daunting, but groups are working with governments to offer a brighter ...
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NEW PARTNERSHIP EQUALS INCREASED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

MLRC trainers prepare materials for the NFPE teacher training World Education recently entered into a new partnership with the Myanmar Literacy ...
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Educate A Child signs agreement with United World Schools to reach over 33,000 children in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal

Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of the Qatar based Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has signed a three year ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Educating for Myanmar’s Future

10/30/2017 After a half-century of neglect under military rule, Myanmar’s education system has fallen apart. Prospects for sustaining the country’s ...
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Myanmar: Malala calls for defence of Rohingya

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says the "global community" needs to intervene to protect Myanmar's Muslim minority. She urged ...
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Situation Analysis of Out-of-School Children in Nine Southeast Asian Countries

In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children ...
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Private Sector

 

Turning Packaging into Education

Every week Colgate delivers thousands of cardboard boxes to rural areas of Myanmar, formerly Burma. By printing posters on the ...
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Telenor raises MYR 483.5 mln in special number auction

Telenor Myanmar reports it has raised MYR 483.5 million in its first public auction of special numbers held on 25 February. Telenor ...
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Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials

Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment and solution service provider based in Japan, launched in 2015 a project to ...
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Teacher

 

Myanmar: MPs call for improved assessments, teacher accommodation

Lower house lawmaker U Kyaw Htay (NLD; Leshi) urged the government to fund the construction of education staff housing in ...
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Government gears up to build capacity of educators

Teachers will be getting their own accounts in private banks as the first pilot project to increase the overall capacity ...
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State counsellor: Pay attention to primary education

Primary school teachers need to be more valued, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said at an education seminar ...
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