Denmark gives $4 million for education reform in Myanmar

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Funds for a long term program by development partners to improve education access have been strengthened with a grant provided by the Danish government.

Denmark will contribute 4 million USD to UNICEF as a part of the Quality Basic Education Program (QBEP).

QBEP, launched in 2012, is a collaborative effort among development partners, aimed at improving opportunities for children to access quality education.

Over the last four years, the program was able to teach 38,000 students in non-formal education, and trained 20,000 primary school teachers.

Ambassador, Denmark Embassy, Mikael Hemniti Winther: We hope that people, kids around the country who have no access to education, where education is not in a good quality we can get these kids to school where they can learn better, and society and have much more opportunities.

Readmore at: Myanmar International TV

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