Consultation Meetings for Education Policy
30 July 2021 - Meeting with ethnic education providers
6 August 2021 - Meeting with faith-based and migrant education groups
13 August 2021 - Meeting with civil society education groups
14 August 2021 - Meeting with student unions and teacher unions
20 August 2021 - Meeting with civil society political activists
27 August 2021 - Meeting with political parties and elected MPs
3 September 2021 - Meeting with education experts from US, UK and Australia
Based on the suggestions from these consultation meetings and previous education policy recommendations made by Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) and National Network for Education Reform (NNER), a draft of Federal Democratic Education Policy has been written.
An initiative to establish a federal university
A university establishing committee has been formed and TCF is part of the committee. The committee has been held meetings almost ever Thursdays since April 2021. We are currently preparing syllabus for the social sciences courses. It is a non-profit university. The professors and lecturers from the University Teacher Associations will teach at the university as volunteers. The Mon National Education Committee provided a land for the university. The organizations who initiated for this university will contribute for the student costs. A financial team of the committee has been formed and doing on fund raising for the teaching and learning materials and university running costs.
Teacher Education Workshops and Trainings
3 September 2021 - Online discussion with community-based teachers (20 participants)
26-30 September 2021 - Online School Policy workshop with Headteachers and Township education officers of Mon Education Committee (33 participants)
27 Sep - 1 October 2021 - Online Critical Thinking workshop for youth jointly organized with Colors Rainbow (35 participants)
19 October 2021 - Online Workshop on homeschooling and home-based education with teachers and parents at Waingmaw Baptist Church, Kachin Stare (35 participants in the hall and over 1000 viewed the LIVE Show)
Conference, Seminar and Public Lecturer
21 August 2021 - Ms. Hawng Tsai provided an online public lecture about the Well-being of Adolescent and Youth during pandemic and political crisis organized by Kachin World Congress (35 participants). It was viewed by 2200 on Facebook.
21 August 2021 - Dr. Thein Lwin provided a lecture online, "What should be the education policy in current situation and future Burma (30 participants)
11 September 2021 - Dr. Thein Lwin discussed with the members of Basic Education Teacher Unions on basic education policy (24 participants)
3 October 2021 - Dr. Thein Lwin participated in a panel discussion online to remark the World Teacher Day, October 2021 (It reached 168,000 views)
5 October 2021- Dr. Thein Lwin sent a video message to the World Teachers Day celebration in Mae Sot organized by Burmese Migrant Teachers' Association