Deputy Minister for Education Dr. Zaw Myint Participates in ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Education

A Myanmar delegation led by Deputy Minister for Education Dr. Zaw Myint participated in the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Ensuring Equal Access to Quality Early Childhood Development and Care, which was held in Vientiane of Lao People’s Democratic Republic on 16 May under the theme of Building Climate Resilience from the Start: Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Future.

During the event, Deputy Minister discussed the following points:

  • In accord with the theme of today’s meeting “Building Climate Resilience from the Start: Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Future”, it is necessary to train the children since their childhood to withstand and overcome while the world is facing natural disasters more and more.
  • Education Conference in Myanmar in 2023 was held aiming to address the difficulties and challenges in education sector and create the future of the youths.
  • Due to the concerted efforts of the Ministry of Education and related ministries, a significant achievement of a fruitful result is establishment of more school-based kindergarten and more students at the school.
  • It is necessary to nurture the children with right knowledge depending on their age groups and exchange knowledge and experience among regional countries with an intent to nurture the future leaders.

Afterwards, the member countries approved the Vientiane declaration on ensuring equal access to equality early childhood development and care in the ASEAN community. Deputy Minister for Education was accompanied by Rector Dr. Kay Thwe Hlaing of University of Yangon and director-general Dr. Kyaw San Win of the Department of Higher Education, it is reported.

Source: MWD (17-5-2024)

  • Deputy Minister for Education Dr. Zaw Myint discussed the matters relating to the theme of the meeting “Building Climate Resilience from the Start: Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Future”.
  • The member countries approved the Vientiane declaration on ensuring equal access to equality early childhood development and care in the ASEAN community.
engdate: 
Friday, May 17, 2024 - 17:15
month: 
May, 2024