Education and training
Primary and secondary education
Japan supports primary education for ethnic minority children in Oudomxay
The Government of Japan has decided to provide grant assistance worth approximately USD 470,000 for primary education for ethnic minority children in Oudomxay. The grant will fund activities for “Basic Education for Ethnic Minority Children in Oudomxay Province” for twelve months.The project aims to provide ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...