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Education Progress: Over 2 Trillion Spent In 2018-2019 Academic Year

16 May 2019

Over 2 trillion kyats have been spent for educational reforms in during 2018-2019 academic year, Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi said during a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday.

He added that necessary amendments have been made to the textbooks for Grades 1, 2, 3 and 6.

The redesigning the textbooks for Grades 4, 7 and 10 are targeted to complete for 2020-2021 academic year, Grades 5, 8 and 11 for 2021-2022, and complete textbooks for all 12 Grades and the teachers’ manual by 2022-2023.

The Union Minister said efforts have been made to fulfill the 12 priority objectives for reforms that the Ministry had promised to the public.

He said they have worked for synchronizing middle and upper classes of basic education schools to improve the lives of people with low education and opened vocational training classes for them as well.