MoE, KfW sign agreements on funding nearly euro 10 mln for TVET reform


Date : 3 July, 2019

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DEPARTMENT of Technical and Vocational Education-DTVE of Ministry of Education and German Development Bank (KfW) signed a financing agreement and other separate agreements on funding nearly euro 10 million on implementing “TVET Reform Programme Phase II” at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

Speaking at the Signing Ceremony of “TVET Reform Programme Phase II” between Ministry of Education and German Development Bank (KfW), Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi said implementation of the first phase of TVET Reform Programme was underway at Government Technical Institute (Insein, Shwepyitha) and Government Technical High School (Ywama), and the second phase could be implemented soon.

It was of great assistance for TVET Reform as it was the programme assisting with modern teaching/leaning materials for the institutes, schools and training centres of Department of Technical and Vocational Education-DTVE, the Union Minister said.

He then added that the ministry was developing TVET sector in Myanmar to produce human resources needed for related industries and to create more job opportunities.

Then, Dr Katharina Spiess, the Head of Development Cooperation of KfW, and Dr Christine Heimburger, the Director of East Asai and Pacific of KfW, delivered speeches.

Afterwards, Dr Aye Myint, the Director-General of Department of Technical and Vocational Education, and Dr Christine Heimburger, the Director of East Asai and pacific of KfW signed agreements on funding nearly euro 10 million.

With the systematic use of some euro 8 million fund for teaching and learning materials, the Ministry of Education’s Department of Technical and Vocational Education will implement promoting learning opportunities and quality teaching at Government Technical Institute (Mandalay), Government Technical High Schools (Mandalay and Taunggyi), and Government Technical High School and Technical Promotion Training Centre (Baelin).

Faculties of the institutes and schools will also be trained for their promoting capacity with the use of teaching materials and learning materials. — MNA



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