Write on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 Published in Education
About hundred of Student activists holding flags walk during the protest march from Mandalay to Yangon demanding an amendment to 'National Education Bill' due to be passed by parliament on January 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
About hundred of Student activists holding flags walk during the protest march from Mandalay to Yangon demanding an amendment to 'National Education Bill' due to be passed by parliament on January 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima

YANGON (AFP) - President U Thein Sein has called on the Myanmar parliament to rethink aspects of a new education bill in the face of renewed student protests, state-backed media said January 21, as activists vowed to continue demonstrations.

Write on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 Published in Myanmar
About hundred of Student activists holding flags walk during the protest march from Mandalay to Yangon demanding an amendment to 'National Education Bill' due to be passed by parliament on January 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
About hundred of Student activists holding flags walk during the protest march from Mandalay to Yangon demanding an amendment to 'National Education Bill' due to be passed by parliament on January 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima

YANGON (AFP) - Dozens of Myanmar students began a protest march in Mandalay on January 20, vowing to intensify demonstrations against a new education bill they see as undemocratic after the government failed to meet their demands.

Write on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 Published in Myanmar
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Students protest the new National Education Law in Yangon on November 15, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima

What is being billed as a mass student protest scheduled to start on January 19 or 20 will not be like the 1988 uprising that challenged the military government but a call to reform the country’s education system, said student leaders on January 18.

Write on Monday, 08 December 2014 Published in Education

Amendments to the National Education Law should wait until after Myanmar’s 2015 election, Dr Tin Hlaing, the renown Myanmar scientist and educator told Mizzima on December 5.

Write on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 Published in Myanmar

Students protesting against the National Education Law called for a quadripartite meeting with the Democracy Education Movement leading committee, National Network for Education Revolution, the government and parliament at a press conference in Yangon on November 18 evening.