Education and training

Development and assistance for education

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

Hongsa Power provides 40 scholarships for Xayaboury schoolchildren

The Hongsa Power Co., Ltd. has provided 40 scholarships worth 120 million kip for secondary school students in Xayaboury province, to support their studies over the course of this academic year.Thirty scholarships worth a total of 90 million kip will go to six schools in ...

Phomphong Laoin

Australia boosts Laos children’s access to better quality education

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Some 582 schools in nine provinces have received new classrooms and clean water and sanitation facilities from Australia in partnership with the EU, through the Basic Education Quality and Access in Laos (BEQUAL) programme.A handover ceremony for the school facilities held ...

News Desk

EU continues support for basic education in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The European Union (EU) will continue to add more than 135 billion kip (14 million euros) for the ‘Basic Education Support Programme in Laos’ to help the nation achieve its education development plans.This was the message delivered during a visit to ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Save the Children gives boost to early education in Luang Prabang 

More than 3,000 disadvantaged kindergarten and early primary school children in 27 villages of remote Nambak and Phonthong districts in Luang Prabang province are set to benefit from a school assistance project. The Luang Prabang provincial Education and Sports Department and Save the Children are cooperating ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Germany Contributes EUR 4 M To Dual-Cooperative Training In Laos

(KPL) The government of Germany has contributed EUR 4 million to Dual-Cooperative Training (DCT) through the Vocational Education Lao PDR (VELA) project phase 2.The agreement was signed in Vientiane on Aug 23 by Mr Nouphanh Outsa, Director General, DTEVT, Ministry of Education and Sports, Ms ...

KPL News Desk

Japan farewells Lao scholars, celebrates programme anniversary

Some 20 Lao students will start their advanced learning and research in Japan, supported by the Japan Human Resource Development Scholarships (JDS) and the Young Leaders Programme (YLP).A reception for students and alumni of the JDS and YLP was held in Vientiane on Tuesday to ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Cuban embassy farewells six scholarship awardees

The Cuban Government has provided scholarships for six Lao nationals to study in Cuba at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, as well as law and agronomy, for the academic year 2019-2020. A farewell ceremony for the scholarship awardees took place at the ...

Phomphong Laoin

Lao Trainers get lessons in tourism management, hospitality 

The government, Temasek Foundation (TF) – ITE Education Services (ITEES) urban management tourism and hospitality/specialists programme has been strengthening the management skills of Lao personnel in this field.    The initiative is a collaboration between Laos and Singapore and is supported by the TF and ITEES to ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Japan provides over US$2.8 million to finance Lao student tuition costs

The government of Japan has granted over US$2.8 million (nearly 24.9 billion kip) to finance Lao nationals studying in Japan from July this year until September 2024, under the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship.The grant agreement was signed in Vientiane on Monday at the ...

Souksamai Boulom

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