ADRA Myanmar focuses education programming on access, equity and inclusion, quality and innovation, within a lifelong learning approach to bring education to children in remote areas of Myanmar were decades of conflict and underinvestment in education have inhibited opportunities. Education is an important instrument to fight poverty, create jobs, improve health and nutrition and promote gender equality and peace.
Formal Education: ADRA Myanmar's programs improve teaching and learning environments by providing training for roughly 4,463 teachers, supplying teaching and learning materials to 2,181 schools, providing support to school management committees and parent teacher associations and supporting advocacy and policy development. ADRA Myanmar additionally constructs and renovates schools and improves WASH facilities.
Education in Emergencies: ADRA Myanmar is working with ethnic education organisations across ethnic regions of Myanmar to extend educational services to 190 conflict affected communities. ADRA Myanmar's programs train teachers extending education services (TEES) to establish schools reaching 214,094 children with teaching and learning materials.
Non-Formal Education: ADRA Myanmar reaches Out of School Children (OoSC) and school dropouts through non-formal education programs and technical and vocational education and training (TVET). ADRA Myanmar works in partnership with the Ministry of Education Department for TVET offering youth training in certified market driven short courses and linking youth with internships and placements through employer engagement initiatives to enhance skills for jobs.