28 June 2019
ICT for Education Forum was held at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
Firstly, Union Minister for Education, Dr Myo Thein Gyi, delivered a speech where he said they are implementing educational reforms in line with Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all – and the National Education Strategic Plan (2016-2021), the effective use of ICT technology in order to strengthen the education system, spread general knowledge, collect information, and implement quality teaching and education services.
Next, Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint delivered a speech saying the forum is important for future generations as ICT is in the frontlines of the world and to catch up to them and breed ICT professionals to compete with global standards.
Following this, First Secretary Ms Esther Sainsbury of the Australian Embassy delivered an address and Myanmar Computer Federation Chairman U Min Zayar Hlaing explained how MCF will assist in developing the ICT skills of the education ministry staff and their future tasks.
The Union Ministers and attendees then observed the display booths at the forum. This was followed by discussions on various topics and a question and answer session.
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