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News Myanmar » Education: Unicef: Cyclones, violence threatens Rohingya children in Myanmar and Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/world/south-asia/2018/02/23/unicef-cyclones-violence-threatens-rohingya-children-myanmar-bangladesh/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The UN child rights watchdog on Friday called on the Myanmar government to end the violence and to ... extremely limited access to health care, education and livelihoods, and consequent dependence on humanitarian support. In a report marking six months ...

News Myanmar » Education: Singaporean education companies expand overseas presence

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Asean-Business-File/Singaporean-education-companies-expand-overseas-presence
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The deal came amid the Vietnamese government's push to expand early childhood education. MindChamps also inked a franchise deal in Myanmar with a local partner. Founded in 2008, MindChamps' preschools charge 1,800 Singapore dollars ($1,364) in monthly tuition.

News Myanmar » Education: Oxford University’s Complicity in Myanmar’s Genocide Denial

News channel or source: https://www.mintpressnews.com/how-oxford-university-is-complicit-in-myanmar-genocide-denial/237808/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

it is high time that the leadership of the University reviewed its institutional ties to Myanmar’s higher education sector. On 29 January, the student-run Oxford Union devoted an evening of discussion on the subject of genocides in Rwanda, Cambodia ...

News Myanmar » Education: A separate sub-region for Rohingyas is the only way to safeguard them: Myanmar expert Muang Zarni

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/869326/a-separate-sub-region-for-rohingyas-is-the-only-way-to-safeguard-them-myanmar-expert-muang-zarni
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Myanmar wants repatriation because it wants to show the world ... the truth that Rohingyas are a part of Myanmarese society at large, despite her Oxford education and decades of life in liberal western societies. It’s no longer about whether if Suu ...

News Myanmar » Education: MEP visits Rohingya refugee camp in Myanmar, finds desperate conditions

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/685357/mep-visits-rohingya-refugee-camp-in-myanmar-finds-desperate-conditions
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

According to Paet, the regime in Myanmar has wanted to rid itself of the Rohingya for ... "They weren't allowed to move inside the country, they could only remain within their area, education and medical services were basically out of the question for ...

News Myanmar » Education: 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census - Policy Brief on Education

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/myanmar/2014-myanmar-population-and-housing-census-policy-brief-education
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(1) Literacy among young people (15 to 24 years old) is now high, at 94 per cent, but focussed efforts are needed, particularly in Shan and Kayin, to achieve universal literacy. (2) Among young adults, aged 25 to 29, nearly 3 in 10 (27.8 per cent) never ...

News Myanmar » Education: US project helps Myanmar dry zone development

News channel or source: http://www.mizzima.com/development-news/us-project-helps-myanmar-dry-zone-development
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Today, Pact maintains two head offices in Yangon (one Pact Myanmar, one PGMF), which house approximately 250 staff in total. In total, Pact employs over 3,700 staff across the country working in over 100 field offices. USAID is the lead U.S. Government ...

News Myanmar » Education: The Guardian view on religious education: teach humanism too

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/msn/the-guardian-view-on-religious-education-teach-humanism-too/ar-BBJdTak
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Myanmar. ‘To know that Muslims and Jews won’t eat pork, or that Hindus regard cows as sacred, is really just a part of civics.’ Photograph: Thein Zaw/AP The association is quite right: religious education matters a great deal. At the very least it ...

News Myanmar » Education: Myanmar Wakes Up to Grave Earthquake Threat

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/myanmar-earthquake-threat/4248799.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Myanmar's key cities, Yangon ... as well as rolling out earthquake education across vulnerable areas. In late January, two schools in Yangon's outskirts conducted a tsunami evacuation drill as part of a regional, Japanese-funded program to address a ...

News Myanmar » Education: Myanmar’s Girls Speak Up Against Violence

News channel or source: https://asiafoundation.org/2018/02/14/myanmars-girls-speak-violence/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

As Myanmar emerges from decades of military rule ... It’s not that the girls necessarily want to stop their schooling, although the education system here still needs a lot of reform and better funding at all levels. Ethnic minority girls may not be ...