Education and training

Primary and secondary education

Temporary classrooms to replace flooded schools

The government is working to renovate schools that have been damaged by floods around the country in preparation for a timely start to the new school year which officially begins on September 3.More ...

Times Reporters

Start of school year postponed for most Sanamxay children

Sanamxay district, Attapeu province: The new school year will be postponed indefinitely for most schoolchildren here as their schools cannot be repaired in time following the devastating flood that inundated the area on July 23. Acting head of the district’s education and sports sector, Mr Bongkeo Sinnakhone, ...

Khonesavanh Latsaphao

Rural schools enhance education environments via Shanti Volunteers

Rural schoolchildren of Luang Prabang province are set to enjoy an improved education environment thanks to supporting via public and private funding sources from Japan. More than 4,000 students and teachers in Luang Prabang’s five target districts will benefit through a project of ‘Improving Education ...

Vientiane Times

Students tackle international schools science comp in Malaysia

A group of 13 students from Vientiane’s Kiettisack International School (KIS) will head to Malaysia next week to participate in the International Young Scientists Innovation Exhibition 2018 (IYSIE).While learning, participation and experience is a reward unto itself, students are also quietly hoping for a chance ...

Vientiane Times

Vietnam injects 8b kip for school construction in Xekong

The Vietnamese government recently granted more than eight billion kip (US$ one million) for construction of a new school building in Dakcheung district, Xekong province to boost human resource development in Laos.More.. ...

Vientiane Times

Ethnic schools need more funding for vocational training

More financial support is needed to fund vocational training and facility improvements in ethnic secondary schools, a minister told the National Assembly (NA) recently. More ...

Vientiane Times

Students sitting upper secondary exams up almost 7 percent

The number of Grade 7 students sitting upper secondary level exams throughout the country increased from 62,254 last year to 66,586 this year, according to official reports. Meanwhile, the number of exam centres and exam rooms also increased from 281 and 2,997 respectively last year ...

Vientiane Times

New Primary Curriculum To Be Rolled Out Starting In September 2019

(KPL) Since 2015, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) has been in the process of revising the Lao PDR national primary curriculum, and developing new textbooks, teacher guides and other resources for the schools.More ...


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