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KTWG launches new film “Our Schools, Our Language and Our Future”



The Karen Teacher Working Group (KTWG) launched its latest film “Our Schools, Our Language and Our Future” today in Yangon. The film investigates local education initiatives in communities across Karen areas of Eastern Myanmar. It shows KTWG’s work providing in service mobile teacher training, pre service teacher training, education assistance, ... Read more ►

Myanmar Indigenous Network for Education (MINE) is Formed



The Myanmar/Burma Indigenous Network for Education (MINE) was launched on Friday 21st February, International Mother language day. An ethnic education seminar hosted by the Karen Teacher Working Group (KTWG) in Mae Sot from 12 – 14 February led to the creation of MINE. The seminar was facilitated by Dr Joseph ... Read more ►

EBCS Visits Shan Summer Vacation Workshops



23 Summer Vacation Teacher Training Workshops are being implemented across Eastern and Northern Burma by the Eastern Burma Community Schooling (EBCS) project's partners. During April and May, KTWG's EBCS staff are visiting as many of these workshops as possible. Most recently, they joined one of ten Shan workshops in Sen ... Read more ►

Ta’ang Summer Vacation Training Successfully Completed



Ta'ang SVT (Summer Vacation Teacher Training) which organized in Namchang village, Lashio Township was successfully closed on the 4th May. In this training, thirty local Ta'ang teachers was attended the training. Ashin U Sarsana, an abbot who organized SVT said, "I'm happy and proud to welcomed SVT in the monastery and ... Read more ►

GBS and IHE Graduation



GBS(Global Border Study) and IHE(Institute of Higher Education) which run in Nu Poe Refugee Camp held their graduation ceremony yesterday. More than 100 people including parents and camp resident attended the event. Naw Eh Wah Paw, who finished 2 years of study at GBS and undertook her internship with KTWG (Karen ... Read more ►

Refugee Camp Mystery Fire Burnt, Killed Students, Teachers Includes Some Schools



Camp Needs Emergency Relief Mae Surin Karenni refugee which burnt by mystery fire on the 22nd May at 14:20PM till 17:30PM killed 37 people Included 15 students, 3 teachers, 2 education staff and injured more than 200 people. 1 middle school, 2 primary schools, 2 nursery schools and more than 400 ... Read more ►

Migrant Students Take University Entrance Exam



56 students from migrant school take university exam in Myawaddy form 13th March and the exam period will complete on the 22nd of March. In the exam, 29 male students and 27 female students sit an exam. Th'ramu Paw Ray, Burma Migrant Worker Education Committee (BMWEC) chairperson said, "We are hoping ... Read more ►

OKRSO Opened ToT Teacher Training



Oversea Karen Refugee Social Organization (OKRSO) opened ToT(Training of Trainer) in Klong Toei, in Bangkok on 10th March. The opening ceremony was held at Heart Convent School and more than 50 people were attended. Saw Hsiet Plong, a culture and literacy committee chairperson said, "Our objective is to let young ... Read more ►

TPC 2nd Graduation



TPC (Teacher Preparation Center) held their 2nd graduation on 26th February in Mae Pa, Mae Sot. In this ceremony 68 teachers graduated and are now ready to serve in their areas; 18 of them are Karen. Many leaders attended the event, including a minister from the Thai MoE (Ministry of ... Read more ►

Car Accident Damaged School Materials, A Child Died



A truck which carried Karen State Education Assistance Group (KSEAG) school materials got an accident on the 25th of February, it damaged some school materials and truck driver's child was dead in the accident. The accident happened around 06:00am on Tak-Maesot high way near the entrance to Maesot. h'ra Ko ... Read more ►