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UNESCO and the Ministry of Education in Myanmar Convene High Level Meeting on Education Policy and Legislative Reform
Yet another milestone on Myanmar’s road to education reform was reached on 26 November 2013 as UNESCO and the Ministry of Education convened a high level consultation meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on key policy and legislative areas for education decentralization, national education legislation, quality assurance, and EMIS development.
The meeting was organized under the auspices of the ongoing Comprehensive Education Sector Review (CESR), which UNESCO is supporting through its CapEFA programme in the thematic area of sector-wide policy and planning.
The Acting Union Minister of Education, Dr. Myo Myint, inaugurated the meeting, emphasizing that the Government of Myanmar has prioritized the development of a national education law, the decentralization of the system, and the formation of quality assurance mechanisms as it begins to formulate its education sector costed plan. (Read more)
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