Education and training

Primary and secondary education

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 ...

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Educators spotlight primary education in development plans

Education officials, members of international organisations and development partners met on Thursday to endorse key policy recommendations for the next step of the Education and Sports Sector Development Plan (ESSDP) for 2021-2025.The recommendations focus on primary education, aiming to improve the knowledge and pedagogical skills ...

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New secondary school opens in Xekong

The children of Dakcheung district in Xekong province now have a brand new secondary school, built with 9 billion kip (US$1 million) in grant funding from the Vietnamese government.The school, in Nonsavan village, was officially handed over to Lao authorities last week.The event was attended ...

Phomphong Laoin

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

Hundreds of southern schools closed after widespread flooding

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Many schools in the nation’s south have been closed temporarily following floods caused by Tropical Storm Podul which damaged infrastructure including school buildings.A large number of students are still waiting to take their classes while local officials speed up efforts to ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth
http://annx.asianews.network/content/hundreds-southern-schools-closed-after-widespread-flooding-103964

Govt focusing on education reform to wipe out illiteracy

The government is concentrating on lifting enrolments at higher primary and lower secondary schools as it aims to wipe out illiteracy, according to a leading official.Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun spoke about the government’s determination to eradicate illiteracy at an event held ...

Phomphong Laoin

New Xieng Khuang secondary school over 70 percent complete 

Construction of the new secondary Phonesavanh School in Phonmixay village, Paek district, Xieng Khuang province is now over 70 percent complete and authorities expect the project to be complete at the beginning of next year.A project official, Mr Sino Bounpaseuth, told Vientiane Times “The contractor is speeding ...

Phomphong Laoin

Govt to introduce vocational courses at secondary schools in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times) – Vocational programmes will soon become part of the curriculum at formal education schools across the country as part of the government’s policy to produce more skilled workers to meet development needs.The move supports the government’s goal to get more people into ...

Somsack Pongkhao
http://annx.asianews.network/content/govt-introduce-vocational-courses-secondary-schools-laos-100573

800,000 primary school children in Laos to have new textbooks

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – More than 800,000 primary school students across the country will use new textbooks in September as part of the new national primary school curriculum that is being rolled out over the coming years.This year, more than 16,600 Grade 1 teachers, school ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth
http://annx.asianews.network/content/800000-primary-school-children-laos-have-new-textbooks-98163

Exam awards recognise Laos' top secondary students

The top eight achievers in the 2018-2019 National Best Students Exams for secondary school level were announced in the capital last week. Eight outstanding secondary school students in Grades 4 and 7 from across the country won first place awards in the national examinations after gaining ...

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