The Organising Committee for the Mon State Students Union have proposed that all ethnic students should be given the right and opportunity to study their own ethnic language in school, according to organising committee member Ko Phone Myat Moe, the Independent Mon News Agency reports.
Millions of Myanmar students may benefit from improved education following the signing of an agreement with the World Bank Group and the Australian government.
Fear among students about the consequences of involvement in political activities is hampering their involvement in debates on the draft National Education Law, a member of the student union at Yangon Computer University told Mizzima on September 10.
In 2015, every one of Myanmar’s children will receive some form of education and the literacy rate will be raised above 95.5 percent announced Union Minister for Education, Dr Khin San Yi on September 8.
Lecturers at Yangon's Dagon University have been accused of offering inducements to students to prevent them taking part in a campus protest against the draft National Education Law on September 2.
The Ministry of Education plans to establish about 20,000 kindergartens during the five years beginning in 2015, says the head of working group appointed by the government to consider early childhood learning.