Beijing has campaigned against the spread of “Western values” in education, sending inspectors to monitor teachers for “improper” remarks in class.
The move comes after an open letter of complaint about an elementary lesson which teaches discriminatory phrases was sent to the president signed by over 100 civil society groups.
Located in the Yangon Zoological Gardens, the facility will educate the public about the threats facing pachyderms, and celebrate Myanmar people’s ancient relationship with the s
Children are being raised by the SAW organization; many were abandoned at Mae Tao Clinic or the public hospital in Mae Sot.
The ruling party and its main opponent in the March 31 poll will contest all six open seats on the Yangon City Development Committee's executive board and 32 of 33 townships.
Educational activities will be the museum’s focus as it marks 110th anniversary of former UN chief’s birth this year.
The ceremony went ahead despite written and spoken warnings against the continuation of the school project which is initiated by a nationalist monk notorious for his hate speech.
If Myanmar is to rid itself of internal conflict, Burmans must recognize the daily institutionalized discrimination faced by ethnic groups.
Scholar who exposed bogus schools says well-funded gov’t agency’s leader and his family have a longstanding relationship with the two institutions.
Appearance of one of the schools’ logos at an official function a ‘mistake’, official says
Schools in rural and underdeveloped parts of Myanmar struggle to attract and keep teachers from state education colleges due to the rugged living standards they face.
Buddhist nunneries in Thanlyin provide a home and education to hundreds of Palaung girls who would otherwise face violence and conscription in their hometowns in northern Shan.
Nang Moe Moe Htwe, an ethnic Karen, said allowing minority language teachers to don their native garb could encourage youth to do the same.
The prison dept released five inmates who passed the matriculation exam with flying colors and reduced the prison terms of 28 others after they were granted presidential pardons.
Ministry earns second parliamentary dressing down in 2 weeks for failing to invite tenders for Education Ministry buildings.