Education Department has already received 40 applications, mostly from Rohingya students
“By understanding human rights, we hope that students - our future leaders - will protect the rights of others,” said Ko Aung Myo Kyaw.
Many inmates who passed the matriculation exam are serving time for minor drugs charges. They hope to continue their studies outside of prison.
Victory Education Center ordered two children be withdrawn from the school on the grounds that it could not provide proper care for them, sparking criticism.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
There were 106 inmates who sat for the matriculation exam in the 2017-18 academic year. About half of them passed, some with distinction.
Sittwe locals call repair of colonial-era building a waste of public funds.
Ethnic educators try to find means to gain access to support and recognition from government education ministries for ethnic national schools.
Translating texts from Burmese not an adequate solution they say; Mon State leads way in adoption of ‘mother-tongue’ approach
A kids fair, photo exhibit, art show, study abroad seminar and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Located in diplomatic zone, S. Korean-funded school to open its doors in 2020, municipal authorities say.
Starting this academic year, exam open to inmates at all prisons in Myanmar