Anger is growing after dozens of university enrollees were expelled in recent days for demanding an increase to Burma’s national education budget, reviving a proud but often fraught tradition of…
Education Minister Myo Thein Gyi argued successfully that peace must be implemented nationwide before changes to education development in ethnic regions are contemplated.
More than 7,800 school buildings in the country are unsafe or in an unsightly state, Burma’s Deputy Education Minister Thant Shin tells parliament.
The upper house of parliament approves a bill amending the National Education Law; however it fell short of the demands laid down by student leaders.
Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 94th National Day on Sunday, Burma’s President Thein Sein noted that his government will prioritise raising education standards.
Burmese Education Minister Dr Khin San Yee announces that 110 billion kyat (US$110 million) is to be allocated for educational reforms in 2015