November 09, 2020
“Better tomorrows are better together.”
Published on 9th November 2020.
Myanmar Education & Telecommunication sector reform was initiated as an ambitious master plan to seize the digital divide. Today’s fruition telecommunication industry thanks to the efforts and contributions of Mobile Operators and service providers from the industry, A digital platform has been well established and easily accessible to online courses and e-learning are on the rise and at their peaks for students to continue their pursuit of education path.
“The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) supported the Myanmar authorities in the development of guidelines on preventing virus outbreaks in schools, which provide clear messages and information to teachers, student and caregivers to help ensure safe learning environments. More than 90,000 school and learning centers in Myanmar recently received the manual.” (“Learning lessons from COVID-19 in Myanmar”, unsdg.un.org)
Yet, the presence of challenges and the digital divide cannot be denied and still an addressable barrier. During the process of rebuilding of nation’s pillars, The emergence of new generation was expected to emerge predicted by the experts way before back in the early days of the pandemic, due to the consequences along with the increase in numbers of college education drop out to follow online courses and certifications can be expected as they need to work their way to earn a living, a monthly income as soon as the economies are up and running again.
We strongly believe that “MIH as a Service”, a strategic vision develop to adapt and evolve with the new normal would address to bridge the digital divide gap through accessibility and reliability. And we are devoted and will continue to do so at our best to continue invest and support the nation’s socioeconomic development.