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One in Five Burmese Children Go to Work Instead of School: Census

BANGKOK — One in five children aged 10 to 17 in Burma go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published on Monday. Keep reading    ...

Two-thirds of disabled children not enrolled in formal education

RANGOON — A joint report published by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) has stated that Burma’s national education law needs to be amended, as two-thirds of the country’s 232,000 disabled children do not obtain a formal education.Keep reading  ...

Over 100 schools to be built across Mon State

THE UNION government has allotted over K4.6million for a project to construct 108 school buildings across Mon State this fiscal year, according to the state’s education office.The local government is currently in the process of scrutinising bids to choose the winners of the contract to ...

Study finds nearly all Yangon adults can read

Nearly every adult in Yangon Region can read, according to a recent survey organised by the regional education office.The finding that 99.89 percent of the adult residents in the commercial capital are literate was announced at the 50th International Literacy Ceremony, held at Basic Education ...

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