This week, The Irrawaddy discusses student groups’ relationship with the current government, and what they see as the most pressing needs on campuses in Myanmar.
An education minister told the Upper House of Parliament that Myanmar’s education system lags behind because previous governments have failed to invest in it.
From this December to next, As Yangon University turns 100 years old, a series of discussions, exhibits, gatherings, lectures, dinners, musical recitals and more are being planned.
Ethnic Shan lawmaker launches bid to establish a Shan ethnic affairs minister constituency in the Karen legislature.
The Rakhine education department has as of yet no figures for the number of schools shut or students or teachers displaced by conflict as the new academic year kicks off.
World Bank agency to fund expansion of Social Welfare Ministry’s maternal cash payment program to Irrawaddy Region, Shan State
Ethnic leaders welcome move but voice disappointment that Mon teachers will not be full-time, salaried employees.
ACC chairman paints bleak picture as he submits 2018 report to Parliament
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.