12th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting and related Meetings Held

The Myanmar Education Delegation led by Union Minister for Education Dr. Nyunt Pe attended the 12th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting and related meetings the sixth ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting, and the sixth East Asia Education Ministers Meeting held in Hanoi, Viet Nam from 13 to 14 October.

At the 12th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting,

  • The ASEAN Education Ministers took turns to address the (Joint efforts to reimagine learning and building resilience of education systems in ASEAN and beyond in the new context) and exchanged views.
  • Next, officials approved the Declaration on ASEAN Digital Transformation Education Systems to be submitted to the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits. Officials presented the ASEAN-Russian Federation Education Cooperation Process (2022-2026), ASEAN-Hungary Education Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding and ASEAN Higher Education Implementation Roadmap.
  • Then, they discussed and approved the joint statement of the 12th ASEAN Education Ministers' Meeting, and agreed to host the 13th ASEAN Education Ministers' Meeting in 2024 by Thailand, and the meeting was adjourned.

During the sixth ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting,

  • The Education Ministers from Plus 3 countries: the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Japan, representatives and the ASEAN Deputy Secretary General made speeches and discussed and approved the joint statement of education ministers from the ASEAN plus three countries.

During the sixth East Asia Education Ministers Meeting,

  • The Ministry of Education and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Association (SEAMEO) signed the Letter of Engagement for the Southeast Asia Basic Education Learning Literacy Measurement (SEA-PLM).

The Myanmar Education Delegation led by Union Minister Dr. Nyunt Pe of Education, Deputy Minister Dr. Zaw Myint and Deputy Director-General Dr. Zeya Tun, Director-General of the Department of Higher Education Dr. Win Tun who attended the ASEAN high-level officials' meeting in advance, and Rector of Yangon University of Foreign Languages Dr. Kyi Shwin arrived back in Yangon on 15 October.

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar (16.10.2022)

  • At the 12th ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting, officials approved the Declaration on ASEAN Digital Transformation Education Systems to be submitted to the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits. Officials presented the ASEAN-Russian Federation Education Cooperation Process (2022-2026), ASEAN-Hungary Education Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding and ASEAN Higher Education Implementation Roadmap.
  • During the sixth ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting, the Education Ministers from Plus 3 countries: the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Japan, representatives and the ASEAN Deputy Secretary General made speeches and discussed and approved the joint statement of education ministers from the ASEAN plus three countries.
  • At the sixth East Asia Education Ministers Meeting, the Ministry of Education and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Association (SEAMEO) signed the Letter of Engagement for the Southeast Asia Basic Education Learning Literacy Measurement (SEA-PLM).
engdate: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 10:00
month: 
October, 2022