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Yangon University’s Hlaing campus to reopen on December 4

Renovation work inside the auditorium at Yangon University’s Hlaing campus (Photo- Kyi Naing)

The campus, officially named Regional College 2, was previously known as RC 2 among students before the name was changed to “Yangon University (Hlaing campus)” in 1981.

via Yangon University’s Hlaing campus to reopen on December 4 | Eleven Myanmar

More teacher training needed to head off shortage, report finds

This sounds gravely concerning.

The country requires more than 6,500 high school teachers between now and next March, along with over21,000 middle school teachers and more than 35,000 primary school teachers, according to a report by the National Education Policy Commission in its second report (covering April to October) submitted to the Union Parliament.The report pointed said that teacher-training programs at universities and colleges were unable to sufficiently fill the vacant seats in basic-education schools. The Education Ministry needed to seek ways to solve that problem, said the report.

Source: More teacher training needed to head off shortage, report finds | Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar focused on improvement of literacy rate

Education is a cornerstone of Myanmar’s development and plays a key role in the country’s democracy and peace-building process and in establishing a prosperous, dynamic economy. The government, therefore, has been building a 21st century education system that will propel Myanmar to the rank of the upper-middle-income nations by 2030.

Source: Myanmar focused on improvement of literacy rate