Private school is not so cool

When Poe Poe passed her matriculation exam (the Burmese equivalent of an A-level) she did not score the grades she hoped for. And this was a disaster for her. Why? It meant her dream of becoming a doctor was out of reach. In Myanmar, results obtained at this milestone exam dictates to which university a […]

Thai private universities push for campuses in CLMV

Private Thai universities are calling on the Education Ministry to ease regulations and let them operate freely abroad, especially in neighbouring countries. Saowanee Thairungroj, president of the Association of Private Higher Education Institutions of Thailand (APHEIT), said the ministry should help Thai universities expand their campuses to CLMV countries — Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam […]