Parents enrolling their children in enrichment classes outside of school hours

One of the simple nursery rhyme that are taught to kids as they enter the kindergarten. In Myanmar, nursery rhyme that are taught in classrooms for kids are not only delightful but also loveable as they have simple meanings. Although learning nursery rhyme seem simple, when it comes to teaching and learning methods for those […]

Myanmar permits full foreign capital investments in education sector

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has permitted foreigners to make full capital investments in private schools in Myanmar, according to Notification 7/2018 issued by the MIC on April 20. This means foreigners will now be able to fully own and operate private schools teaching a curriculum prescribed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) or an […]

Myanmar Investment Commission to open up education sector to private investment

Under MIC Notification 7/2018 dated 20th April 2018, the Commission announced that it may permit investor to carry out investments in the following types of education services in the form of private schools teaching a curriculum prescribed by the Ministry of Education and relevant Ministries or an international curriculum.   Private basic education school; Private […]

A Review of Education Sector in 2017

This year has been eventful for the education sector in Myanmar and here is a look at our pick of all major events. The most remarkable event of 2017 for the education sector took place on the first week of August, as seven inmates who passed the matriculation exams with distinction from Ohbo prison and […]

State Counsellor: Myanmar ‘Needs Great Educational Strength’

Myanmar needs great educational strength in the world so that it can become a nation with dignity as powerful countries try to influence the world, said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The remarks of the State Counsellor came in an address she delivered at a conference on the theme of Educational Development Implementation in […]

The role of AustCham Myanmar in the Myanmar economy

Australia is proving an important and growing trading and investment partner for Myanmar. The bilateral trade between Australia and Myanmar reached US$144 million in 2016, according to Myanmar’s Ministry of Commerce. Ms. Jodi Weedon is CEO of the AustCham Myanmar (Australia-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce), which was set up in March 2013. In a recent interview […]

Parents in the dark regarding basic education reforms

To meet international standards, the new curriculum – focusing on requisites for the 21st century – was drawn up by local and foreign experts Over the past five academic years, a noticeable change in Myanmar’s education sector – which was gradually undergoing transformation since 2010 – was the reformation of its basic education curricula. Commencing […]