MoE discusses National Education Strategic Plan (2021-2030)

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Union Minister Dr Myo Thein Gyi joins the virtual meeting on National Education Strategic Plan (2021-2030) on 4 December. Photo: MNA

A coordination meeting on National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) (2021-2030) was held via videoconferencing yesterday.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Deputy Minister U Win Maw Tun, Regions and States Social Affairs Ministers, Ethnic Affairs Ministers, the Permanent Secretary and other officials of Education Department.
The Union Minister firstly discussed the work plans in implementing the education reforms based on non-discrimination, leaving no one behind, no drop-out and rights to learn according to NESP(2016-2021), plans to meet the 21st-century skills for all the students to become decent citizens with full of responsibilities and creative mind, the increase of government budget in education reforms, capacity building for teachers, improving technology and infrastructure, the high rate in primary, middle and high school completion as well as in technical and vocational training for giving first priority to ethnic regions.
The Union Minister continued to say about the Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) 2019 Results that showed better abilities of Myanmar students than other three member countries out of six countries, the contribution of school textbook per student only in Myanmar and Malaysia among six countries and the performance of one-third of student that brings above the average in math skills while one-fourth of the student in reading skill and one-fifth of the student in writing skill.
He appreciated the efforts of teachers and other educational officers and the participation of student’s parents for bringing great success.
He emphasized the transparent performance in conducting the education reforms without taking bribes.
Then, Permanent Secretary for Education Dr Zaw Myint presented the NESP (2021-2030), and Director-General for Basic Education U Ko Lay Win briefed the Chapter (5) Basic Education of NESP (2021-2030) while other officials about Chapter (6) and Chapter (7).
The meeting came to an end after the discussions of attendees.—MNA (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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