Ministry of Education, with support from Australia, organising a 2-day virtual online workshop connecting more than 60 Ministry, PESS and TTC staff from 8 locations across Lao via videoconference
The purpose of the workshop is to revise the 18 Provincial Trainer teams responsible for the in-service training on the new improved primary curriculum and continuing professional development support for primary teachers.
Ministry of Education and Sports, with support from Australia, holding a Primary Curriculum Stakeholders Forum with representatives from all provinceso Draft
More than 100 participants gather to share information and lessons learned on the development and implementation of the new improved primary curriculum
Ministry of Education and Sports national and provincial stakeholders and Australia discuss the recent progress and next semester plan for the development and implementation of the new improved primary curriculum
During the meeting, Australia hands over equipment to the Research Institute for Educational Sciences for the layout of curriculum materials and the production of teacher development videos
Australia harnesses international students to record lively English audio files for the new Ministry of Education and Sports Grade 3 English language curriculum materials
The audio material will enable Lao students to learn English in an entertaining way and expose them to the diversity of native accents in English spoken language
Australia training Research Institute for Educational Sciences teams on how to include Sign Language in their video materials
Future teacher development videos to train teachers on the new improved primary curriculum and the new pedagogical approach will be dubbed in Sign Language.
Ministry of Education and Sports and Australia piloting a new Spoken Lao curriculum for non-Lao speaking grade 1 students in 80 remote primary schools
Grade 1 students from non-Lao speaking backgrounds will receive up to an additional hour of instructions a day to improve their ability to read and write Lao language
Ministry of Education and Sports and Australian Government launching the writing of the revised Grade 4 and 5 curriculum
Curriculum writers received guidance on how to promote active learning and integrate the multigrade strategy in the development of the new teaching and learning materials
Ministry of Education and Sports and Australia launching an innovative blended learning pilot to provide ongoing support to primary teachers
Last week, Department of Teacher Education monitored remotely primary classroom observations by provincial trainers and provided live guidance via Zoom conference
Ministry of Education and Sports and Australian Government commit to continue to improve inclusion for children with disabilities in all aspects of education
In a joint event, MoES and Australia reflect on Inclusive Education with a series of testimonies and panel discussions from people living with disabilities and inclusive education experts.
Ministry of Education and Sports and Australia released three new training videos on the “ວິດີໂອສໍາລັບການພັດທະນາຄູ Teacher Development Videos” YouTube Channel
The videos explore different techniques to assess and support students’ learning
Progress in the development of the new Grade 3 textbooks and teacher guides
All curriculum subject teams including writers and layout staff from the Research Institute of Educational Sciences (RIES) attended a weeklong workshop to finalise the editing of the teaching and learning materials.