Social development

Education and training

New project to strengthen management of educational institutions

Laos and the United States are partnering to strengthen management, administrative and technical abilities so that educational institutions can more effectively contribute to the socio-economic development of Laos. Under the MOU, the project will design and develop management training courses and provide comprehensive training plans ...

Times Reporters

Online learning faces difficulties amid Covid-19

Currently, the Vientiane Education and Sports Office  is collecting the data of schools offering online teaching and learning through communication apps (Zoom) and those providing onsite teaching and learning. “Online teaching cannot deliver as good schooling results as onsite teaching technique and this is partly attributed ...

KPL

School feeding project extends support for primary schools

Some 63,000 schoolchildren are set to benefit from a school feeding project to enhance learning, support access to education, and promote health and nutrition in schools.The project is taking place from 2020-2025 with the cost of 232 billion kip (US$25 million) being funded by the ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Huaphan schools to close amid plummeting temperatures

Classes at schools throughout Huaphan province will be suspended as temperatures sink to as low as 0-1C in the morning and teachers and children shiver.The province’s Education and Sports Department on Monday announced that all classes at kindergarten, primary and secondary schools would be suspended ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

NUOL begins PhD programme in education management

The National University of Laos (NUOL) is offering a new PhD programme on education management to train educators to assume leadership positions in the sector.The programme will be taught at the Faculty of Education and aims to meet international and Asean standards. The university will ...

Times Reporters

Japan Supports Improving Basic Education for Ethnic Minority Children in Oudomxay

(KPL) The Government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth over USD 514,000 to support basic education for ethnic minority children in the northern province of Oudomxay.The project entitled “Basic Education for Ethnic Minority Children in Oudomxay Province” aims to improve the quality of basic ...

KPL

Laos NA secures funding for human resource development

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The National Assembly (NA) has issued a resolution that endorses a government plan to secure a large amount of funding for the education and health sectors, aimed at improving the quality of human resources.According to the Assembly’s resolution on the state ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

EU reaffirms support for govt’s education, nutrition initiatives

The Delegation of the European Union to Laos (EU) has reiterated its support for the government’s ongoing efforts to develop and improve the education system and nutrition in all areas of the country.This includes financial and technical assistance for initiatives such as the Basic Education ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Japan grants support for school, water supply projects in Laos’ poor communities

(KPL) The government of Japan is providing grant assistance worth over US$159,000 for two education related projects in Bokeo and Xekong Provinces and one water supply system project in Xayabouly Province through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).Grant contracts were signed at ...

KPL News Desk

Tech equipment handover adds flavour to school meals programme

World Food Programme (WFP) has provided information and communications technology (ICT) equipment to support the School Meals Programme to ensure its sustainability and strengthen local ownership in target schools.An equipment handover ceremony was held in Vientiane on Monday to assist Education and Sports bureaus in ...

Times Reporters

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