Girls walk to school on the outskirts of Rangoon, Nov. 4, 2015. (Photo: Reuters via

Reforming Education Reform in Myanmar

Educating children and young people as agents of positive social change is of vital importance in Myanmar, especially during this critical period. The new education policies in the country should not only be linked to concerns about learning and cognition in schools but also to internal conflicts. Their potential to aggravate or ameliorate conflicts also needs to be thoroughly analysed.