Education and training

Development and assistance for education

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

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

Int’l organisations help Savannakhet children get new school building

More than 100 children of Dong Nakharm village in Atsphangthong district, Savannakhet province have a new school to study in – thanks to Acronis Cyber Foundation that provided aid for its construction.The Acronis Cyber Foundation partnered with Child’s Dream Foundation and handed over the school ...

Times Reporeters

Nam Theun 2 agrees to support Khammuan sustainable skills development

Khammuan province’s Technical-Vocational College and Nam Theun 2 Power Company Ltd have signed a new cooperation agreement on sustainable local skills development for the hydropower sector.The cooperation agreement was inked last week, after the first three-year implementation of the memorandum of understanding’s action plan on ...

Times Reporters

Japan Supports Improving Reading Skills of Children in Thapangthong

(KPL) The government of Japan has provided grant assistance worth US$516,347 to support improving the reading skills of children and the learning environment as well as the advancement of primary schools in the Lao PDR.A contract on the grant project was signed at the Japanese ...

KPL News Desk

Chinese govt awards 50 scholarships to Lao students

The Chinese government has awarded 50 scholarships to outstanding local students and those from disadvantaged remote areas so they can study for bachelor and master’s degrees in China. The scholarships were announced last week at the Confucius Institute on the National University of Laos (NUOL) campus ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

RHB Bank Donates Chairs, Tables To Local School

(KPL) The RHB Bank Laos donated 20 sets of chairs and tables worth 12 million kip to Phiavat Secondary School in Vientiane Capital on Oct 5.The handover ceremony was held at the school between RHB Bank Laos Director General Danny Ling and the Director of ...

KPL News Desk
http://kpl.gov.la/En/Detail.aspx?id=48602

Lao-French Bilingual Classrooms to Receive Training, Equipment

A signing ceremony was held on Friday at the Ministry of Education and Sports to officially launch the project supported by the French Embassy to upgrade the teaching of mathematics and science in Lao-French bilingual classes in line with the government’s education plan to improve ...

Cameron Darke
https://laotiantimes.com/2019/10/04/lao-french-bilingual-classrooms-to-receive-training-equipment/

EU and UNICEF Donate Motorbikes and Computers To Lao MoES

(KPL) As part of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES), the European Union (EU) and UNICEF handed over to the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) equipment for a total value of US$ 121,000, including 40 motorbikes, 62 desktop computers and three laptops. The ...

KPL News Desk
http://kpl.gov.la/En/Detail.aspx?id=48604

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