Ministry of Education
Department of Higher Education
(Lower Myanmar)

Panorama of Myanmar Higher Education

1. Introduction

The Ministry of Education is the main provider of education in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and is functioning with the vision to create an education system that will generate a learning society capable of facing the challenges of the Knowledge Age. The Ministry of Education is implementing short- and long-term education development plans to upgrade the education standard and to develop a lifelong learning society. The implementation of the education development plan has not only brought about the enhancement of the quality of higher education and promoted diversity, but it has also markedly increased accessibility to both basic and higher education.