Monday 2 March 2015

Early Childhood Education: Making an Impact

Vansy is a 10-year-old boy studying in year 4 at the Primary School located in Pakseng District, Luang Prabang Province, Laos. Vansy is the second of four children. His parents are farmer. He studied at the village preschool sponsored by Save the Children before starting primary school. Vansy’s favourite activity at school is drawing. He gets to and from school everyday by walking. Vanny said “My favourite thing to study is about the environment, and I want to be a police officer when I grow up.

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Celebrating Teacher’s Day in the Lao PDR

World Teachers' Day, celebrated each year in October, was established by UNESCO in 1994 to recognize the vital contribution that teachers make to education and development. The Lao PDR is no different, and celebrations are held to honour teachers in schools and universities for their contribution in a specific subject or towards the community in general.