Friday, June 23, 2017
The Myanmar Times

"Education is the ability to overtime life's challenges and obstacles."

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor,
at Technical and Vocational Education Training Forum, Nay Pyi Taw,
July 15, 2016

Starting in January 2017, EduCentre takes a look at what’s out there for school leavers seeking higher education. What are the top careers? What are the options on these disciplines – meaning, which university/college, which country? What are the qualifications required? Costs in fees, accommodation, etc. And much more. We kick off the series in this issue with medicine – still a much sought after career.

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International Relations -- compulsory for nation building

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Affordable and quality education at Kings International School

With standards and expectations set out by the British National Curriculum, the STEM program and a trilingual environment, the school prepares its students in becoming top achievers.

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Turning into doctors, engineers just by rote learning: Sayadaw U Nayaka

The Myanmar Times EduCentre talks with the principal of Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education High School in Mandalay Region about the predicament the current education system faces and his views of transforming it.

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Microsoft certification – a plus for job application

Microsoft technical certifications are classified according to their different levels -- MTA, MCSA and MCSE -- of which MCSE would be the most prestigious.

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Education in brief

Invitation for ASEAN ICT Awards 2017, Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships for Six Students, Third Job Fair at National Management Degree College, National Education Strategic Plan Rolled Out in Yangon, School Enrolment Week for 2017-18 Academic Year, Digital Technology Summer Classes

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What it takes to be a computer hardware expert

Hardware architects complement software engineers in making the whole system work

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An economics degree opens doors of opportunities

As Myanmar’s economy develops, the nation needs people with expertise in the subject to manage its vast resources.

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High marks for monastic school

Aung Myay Thukha is giving children in rural areas a holistic and free education.

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STUDYING AT ASIA’S TWIN CITIES

Hong Kong and Singapore are both well-developed economies with an advanced education system.

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From cradle to college, Dulwich has the answers

UK-based premium independent school offers a comprehensive all-round education that inspires students to reach further.

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Internet opens world for Myanmar students

Education is being given a broad boost as students embrace the Net.

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Swiss help in developing vocational education

Technical assistance will continue for as long as necessary.


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Summer holidays -- balancing lessons with play

Opinions are sharply divided as to what schoolchildren ought to do during the school break.

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Education in brief

ISM 5th graders tour The Myanmar Times
Teacher Jade Gardner and her students from Grade 5, International School of Myanmar (ISM), visited The Myanmar Times newsroom on March 21 to study the process of creating a newspaper -- from reporting to publication.

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What it takes to be a computer hardware expert

Hardware architects complement software engineers in making the whole system work.

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Education key to the future: State Counse​llor

All stakeholders need to lead and have a vision for success, says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Australia pledges more support for education

Australia has committed a further $71.5 million over four years (2017-2020) to support the Myanmar Government’s implementation of its new National Education Strategic Plan.

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Walking the road to “Rule of Law”

The legal profession is essential for rule of law in reforming Myanmar and for the people to live in full security in accordance with the laws

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