MEC Education team facilitated the School Improvement Workshop (Broad based capacity development for School Improvement) to strengthen the capacity of staff from the Mon National Education Committee (MNEC) at Mawlamyine in the last week of February.
The fifth workshop of the Broad Based Capacity Development, Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) programme was successfully conducted from the 3rd to the 20th of February at the Novotel Hotel, Yangon.
Language and Society Development Organization (LSDO) successfully organized International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Event on February 21th at Gandama Ballroom, North Okkalarpa.
The Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) supported a total of 21 participants from its partner organizations to attend the Mother Tongue Based – Multi Lingual Education (MTB-MLE) Conference on the theme of Inclusion, Mobility and Multilingual Education from the 24th to the 26th of September.
Representatives from the Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) and its partner organisations participated in a six week long Mother Tongue Based – Multi Lingual Education (MTB-MLE) course in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
According to the high interest of partners, Advocacy and Communication teams of Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) jointly conducted Basic Advocacy and Communication Training for (9) partners from 25 to 28 October at Green Hill Hotel in Yangon. There are altogether (35) attendees from Karuna Mission Social Solidarity (KMSS) Pathein, ADRA Myanmar, Karen Baptist Church (KBC), Kayan New Generation Youth (KNGY), Pan Pyoe Latt, Nyein (Shalom) Foundation, Hope for Shining Stars (S4SK), Pyinnya Tazaung Association (PTZA) and Meikswe Myanmar (MM).
Through the first 3-day Advocacy Training, participants received the basic concept of Policy Advocacy and its process and procedures. They understood how to identify the key issues, target and influential people to ensure policy, system and attitude change. Moreover, they got different advocacy approaches to apply when they develop the advocacy strategy of their respective organization in the future.
At the end of the advocacy training, participants produced advocacy action plans for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Complementary Education, Non-Formal Education (NFE) and Inclusive Education (IE).
The Basic Communication training provided how communications work, how to use communications to strengthen the organization profile and community. Participants figured out their existing communication systems in their respective organizations to strengthen and learned case studies writing by group works.